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Robert Half International Collections Specialist in Westbury, New York


For this Collections Specialist job, we're looking for candidates who are natural leaders driven by a strong sense of accomplishment, and focused, detail-oriented thinkers with backgrounds in accounting, finance or business administration. This Collections Specialist role will be based in the Westbury, New York region and will be a long-term temporary employment opportunity. An experienced Collections Specialist will be able to nourish their career at a growing company in the Wholesale Distribution industry in this position. If you're interested, contact Accountemps today!

What you get to do every day

  • Process bankruptcy filings correctly when received

  • Comply with all rules and regulations established by the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act

  • Oversee and update customer files to ensure data consistency

  • Attend to inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence

  • Direct all billing and reporting activities in accordance to deadlines

  • Record all customer payments to the correct reports

  • Act as mediator in maintaining quality customer service and a positive company image by resolving customer account inquiries

  • Identify delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, written correspondence, phone contact, and making arrangements for payment

  • Ensure payments are processed


  • 2-3 years of prior high volume collections experience

  • Effectively analyze customer accounts make decisions based on said analyses

  • Proficiency in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Consumer collections experience preferred

  • Commercial collections experience

  • Prior experience working with collections/accounting software

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired

  • AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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