Credit & Collection Specialist

Salary$42,000.00 - $56,000.00Year

Contract TypeContract/Temporary

Job LocationJacksonville, Florida

Credit & Collections Specialist

A Florida company is looking for a credit and collections analyst to come in ASAP. This individual will conduct credit analysis for both new and existing customers. Approve or deny the extension of credit according to pre-established guidelines. Collect past due payments while exhibiting professional and effective communication skills for optimal outcome. Should possess the ability to swiftly obtain and analyze complex financial data with complete accuracy from multiple available sources. This is a remote position. Principle Duties and Tasks:

  • Researching and examining credit risks by assessing credit history and performing updated credit checks on active accounts.
  • Releasing orders that meet approved credit terms.
  • Approving or disapproving the extension of credit on new accounts.
  • Review invoicing, purchase orders and other documentation to resolve billing disputes and ensure prompt collection.
  • Collection Calls and/or correspondence in a fast paced, goal oriented department.
  • Reduce and maintain a low percentage of past due collection amount primarily by telephone or email.
  • Reduce and maintain a low percentage of pending due to customer cash receipts.
  • Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the Accounts Receivable Department.
  • Work with collection agencies and legal counsels, as necessary, to reconcile delinquent accounts.
  • Respond to inquiries from other departments as well as customers. Maintain and update relevant records, files, and information to the database.
  • Proactively inform sales members of problem orders and accounts, enlist their efforts, when necessary, to accelerate the collection process. Proactively identify areas to improve credit operation efficiency and initiate projects to achieve such improvements.
  • Proactively determine proper escalation procedure for delinquent accounts.
  • Understand and observe company / department policies and procedures.
  • Other duties or projects, as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Knowledge of Billing and Collections procedures
  • Knowledge of Windows-based applications
  • Proficient business writing and oral communication skill
  • Ability to establish and maintain pleasant yet forceful interpersonal relationships
  • Strong attention to detail, goal oriented
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and organize daily workload
  • Proactive handling of dispute resolution
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Pay rate $20 - $25 / hour

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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    Credit & Collection Specialist

    LHH

    18 days ago

    Salary

    $42,000.00 - $56,000.00Year

    Contract Type

    Contract/Temporary

    Job Location

    Jacksonville, Florida

    Credit & Collections Specialist

    A Florida company is looking for a credit and collections analyst to come in ASAP. This individual will conduct credit analysis for both new and existing customers. Approve or deny the extension of credit according to pre-established guidelines. Collect past due payments while exhibiting professional and effective communication skills for optimal outcome. Should possess the ability to swiftly obtain and analyze complex financial data with complete accuracy from multiple available sources. This is a remote position. Principle Duties and Tasks:

  • Researching and examining credit risks by assessing credit history and performing updated credit checks on active accounts.
  • Releasing orders that meet approved credit terms.
  • Approving or disapproving the extension of credit on new accounts.
  • Review invoicing, purchase orders and other documentation to resolve billing disputes and ensure prompt collection.
  • Collection Calls and/or correspondence in a fast paced, goal oriented department.
  • Reduce and maintain a low percentage of past due collection amount primarily by telephone or email.
  • Reduce and maintain a low percentage of pending due to customer cash receipts.
  • Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the Accounts Receivable Department.
  • Work with collection agencies and legal counsels, as necessary, to reconcile delinquent accounts.
  • Respond to inquiries from other departments as well as customers. Maintain and update relevant records, files, and information to the database.
  • Proactively inform sales members of problem orders and accounts, enlist their efforts, when necessary, to accelerate the collection process. Proactively identify areas to improve credit operation efficiency and initiate projects to achieve such improvements.
  • Proactively determine proper escalation procedure for delinquent accounts.
  • Understand and observe company / department policies and procedures.
  • Other duties or projects, as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Knowledge of Billing and Collections procedures
  • Knowledge of Windows-based applications
  • Proficient business writing and oral communication skill
  • Ability to establish and maintain pleasant yet forceful interpersonal relationships
  • Strong attention to detail, goal oriented
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and organize daily workload
  • Proactive handling of dispute resolution
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Pay rate $20 - $25 / hour

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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