Collections Specialist

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $23 per hour
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Collections Specialist

job summary:
Title: Collections Specialist (Business to Business)

Type: Contract to hire

Pay: $18-$23/hr

Location: Chicago, IL

The Credit Analyst is responsible for tracking receivables, making collection calls, recommending credit limits and releasing orders of an assigned portfolio. Note: Experience with Business to Business (B2B) collections required.

Job Description:

  • Actively participates in the investigation and resolution of customer payment deductions and disputes.
  • Within established limits approve the release or hold of orders.
  • Perform credit reviews to assist in the credit limit increase/decrease process and maintain updated customer credit files including updated tax exemption certificates as needed.
  • Works with Cash Application Department to resolve questions regarding customer payments.
  • Takes action on customer accounts that are delinquent. Communicates status of risky accounts and collection efforts to Corporate Credit Manager.
  • Provide input to or prepare various monthly ad hoc reports for the Corporate Credit Manager.
  • Perform various other duties in accordance with established procedures and methods as assigned.
Requirements:

  • College degree preferred, high school diploma required
  • Minimum of three years related work experience in a commercial B2B credit/collections role required.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel required.
  • Experience with ERP systems preferred
 
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: High School
experience: 0 Years
 
responsibilities:
  • Actively participates in the investigation and resolution of customer payment deductions and disputes.
  • Within established limits approve the release or hold of orders.
  • Perform credit reviews to assist in the credit limit increase/decrease process and maintain updated customer credit files including updated tax exemption certificates as needed.
  • Works with Cash Application Department to resolve questions regarding customer payments.
  • Takes action on customer accounts that are delinquent. Communicates status of risky accounts and collection efforts to Corporate Credit Manager.
  • Provide input to or prepare various monthly ad hoc reports for the Corporate Credit Manager.
  • Perform various other duties in accordance with established procedures and methods as assigned.
 
qualifications:
  • College degree preferred, high school diploma required
  • Minimum of three years related work experience in a commercial B2B credit/collections role required.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel required.
  • Experience with ERP systems preferred
 
skills: Credit Collections
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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