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Collections Associate

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

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Job Description

The account receivable/collections associate is accountable for optimizing the maximum cash collection from clients. This position serves as a main customer contact regarding invoicing and payments, while handling large volumes of calls and emails. The Collections Associate must enjoy working directly with customers and be able to correctly analyze invoices, payments and credit memos. . The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively, work independently, and be capable of meeting strict deadlines. 


 


Duties and Responsibilities 


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 

  • Plan, analyze, and collect on past due accounts while maintaining a strict adherence to our Collections policies and procedures 
     
  • Collection calls and/or correspondence in a fast-paced goal oriented collections department. 
     
  • Accountable for reducing delinquency for assigned accounts. 
     
  • Identify and implement process improvement opportunities in the collection process 
     
  • High volume phone calls to assigned delinquent customers 
     
  • Provide excellent & considerate customer service to clients and sales 
     
  • Consistently deliver a high level of service to achieve and maintain high satisfaction levels and support client retention 
     
  • Research, resolve, and respond to issues and inquiries from clients 
     
 


Qualifications include: 
 
  • Proficiency with MS Excel 
     
  • Strong attention to detail, goal oriented 
     
  • Commitment to excellent customer service 
     
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities 
     
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve complex problems requiring changes in priorities and workflow, or partnering with other units 
     
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities 
     
  • Ability to work independently without constant supervision while being a member of the team
     
 
 

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
To apply please email your resume to rpelia@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Sacramento, CA
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:2/19/2021
  • Contact: Raymond Pelia (916) 643-1570
  • Pay Range: $21.00 - $24.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2102-109792