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Collections Specialist in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/3/2018

Job Description

Our Pipeline Service client is seeking a contract Collections Specialist to assist them on a temporary basis.

This individual will be responsible for the resolution of delinquent account balances from their customers. It is imperative that the candidate possess the ability to use aggressive collection techniques while maintaining strong business relationships. You will notify customers of their delinquent status, collect on accounts by assessing situations and developing solutions to obtain payment, maintaining and monitoring account payments and documentation of all aspects of the collections process.

Responsibilities

  • Contact clients via telephone, letter and email in an effort to recover payment
  • Email and fax invoices to customers
  • Maintain detailed notes of collection activity and customer responses
  • Accountable for minimizing the overall A/R aging and producing a daily report of collection activities
  • Negotiating a resolution of delinquent account balances in adherence to policy and procedure guidelines
  • Communicating unusual account situations to higher management
  • Reviewing customer aging reports for discrepancies, resolving discrepancies and preparing adjustments as needed 

Position Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in corporate collections
  • A strong understanding of the legal implications of credit and collections
  • Experience with financial statement analysis and interpretation
  • Knowledge of Credit reporting agencies, 3rd party collection agencies & bankruptcy
  • Excellent customer service, relationship building, analytical and negotiating skills
  • Knowledge of internet and how to conduct research on the internet
  • Competency with MS Office suite of products or similar