Collection Specialist

Accountemps Portland, OR
Ref ID:03600-9501363557

Classification:Credit/Collections

Compensation:$17.00 to $21.00 per hour

We are hiring! Accountemps has an excellent opportunity with a service industry in the Collections Dept. We are seeking a high performing customer service oriented Collections Specialist for a temporary assignment. The Collections Specialist is responsible for the accounting function of accounts receivable by collecting money on past due invoices. For more information, please contact Accountemps at 503.222.9778. and/or send your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. Responsibilities: - Contacts customers via phone and email to inquire about payment on past due invoices. - Enter invoices as required for payment - Researches and resolves payment discrepancies. - Make recommendations for adjustment to account invoices as needed - Provides Manager monthly customer account details regarding disputes and action steps taken to resolve. - Interacts with personnel regarding customer disputes. - Performs related duties as assigned or as needed.
Requirements: - Ability to communicate with internal and external customers in order to resolve account issues. - Ability to understand issues and apply reason to resolve customer discrepancies. - Skilled in organization and attention to detail - Skilled in use of telephone, and 10-key - Knowledge of basic accounting debit and credit principles - Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word Outlook)

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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