Collections Specialist

Ref ID: 01310-0010523359
Classification: Credit/Collections Clerk
Compensation: $40,000.00 to $40,000.00 per year
Extend credit to new customers by performing preliminary credit analysis in determining customer credit status and reviewing existing customer?s credit line Responsible for entering new accounts into computer system and maintaining all A/R account information Analyze financial data, compile reports and review each assigned account and make recommendations as to the size of the customer?s credit line Responsible for research efforts, outbound calling to customers, write-offs, suspension of credit, reconciliation of charge backs Insure that orders are released in a timely manner and customer balances are collected within terms. Responsible for account credit reviews, order releases, credit holds, reconciling customer accounts and collection on equipment leases and contracts while minimizing bad debt loss Approve or reject customer deals within approved credit authority Work as liaison with all departments Works closely with branch, accounting and customer contacts to ensure timely collection of outstanding receivables to achieve DSO targets Heavy phone contact with customers (weekly calls to all accounts with past due receivables) Prepare monthly reports summarizing past due account status and receivable aging trends Work closely with Credit Manager / Collection Attorney to prepare claims for legal action Responsible for handling confidential information appropriately Provide credit references for our customers, as required May act as back-up for other Credit Analysts Perform related duties as assigned by manager Required: Must speak French ? Canadian High school diploma or GED equivalent. Ability to communicate with vendors and clients in an efficient and detail oriented manner Possess necessary skills/attributes to include excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) Working knowledge of Microsoft applications Outstanding customer service skills
Collections - Commercial
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