6/3/14 – Corporate Credit and Collections Specialist

Accentuate Staffing is currently recruiting a Corporate Credit and Collections Specialist for a client of ours in RTP, NC. This position is a temp-to-hire opportunity.

Responsibilities

Order Review & Action

  • Review list of orders “on hold” for assigned portfolio customers
  • Initiate immediate action to resolve issues (call for payment, review credit limit, etc.)
  • Communicate discrepancies to appropriate Sales personnel

Cash Applications

  • Post multi-currency cash received reflective of daily bank reports and customer payments
  • Maintain department files of cash receipts
  • Distribute any “problem” cash receipts to appropriate AR Specialist

Collections

  • Call/email/fax all customers in portfolio with past due balances
  • Obtain payment information in advance from major customers
  • Follow-up on all invoice skips, partials, and deductions made by customers in assigned portfolio
  • Manage portfolio of customers through use of Aging reports; to be run and reviewed bi-weekly
  • Place intractable past due accounts with collections agencies
  • Follow-up on bad debt accounts and bankruptcy court filings of proof of claims
  • Make invoice or credit adjustments as necessary

Credit Analysis

  • Obtain fully completed Credit Application & Resellers Tax Certificate on all customers in portfolio
  • Enter relevant ownership and contact information into automated accounting system
  • Maintain paper files of all customer credit applications
  • Obtain and review Credit References on customers with orders/balances over $500
  • Set, monitor, and adjust Terms, Credit Hold Status, and Credit Limits on customers in portfolio
  • Request access to and learn to us customer web-sites when offered accounts payable information, vendor compliance, etc.

Requirements

  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting/Finance Management OR 5+ years of Accounts Receivable experience
  • 2+ years of experience with Accounting/Finance functions within an Accounting department
  • International Collections experience
  • Accounts Receivable experience in a Wholesales Manufacturing/Distribution organization
  • Experience with Windows 2000 or newer
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office