Accounts Receivable / Collections Specialist

ID
2020-19276
Category
Other Admin
Employment Type
Full-Time
Location : Location
US-NJ-Tinton Falls

Overview

AJ Perri, providing Heating, Cooling and Plumbing expertise to New Jersey residents for 55 years. We are growing, looking for an A/R Collections Specialist to join this AMAZING team! 

Responsibilities

Salary - $16 - $20 per hour. Potential for results driven incentives.

 

 

 

Performs collection related duties in conjunction with Company policies and procedures. Position will handle incoming/ outgoing telephone inquiries from the customers. Will be responsible for the resolution of customer disputes and held accountable for the timely receipt of payments. Will also be a point of contact for Accounting and must also work as a team with sales, customers, other departments to accelerate cash inflows and reduce credit risk.

 

  • Contact past due customers daily to collect payments
  • Follow up frequently for payment commitments
  • Provide detailed information on collection tracking tool
  • Handle all requests for documentation and to conduct all research resulting from the customer communications
  • Inform Assistant Controller of significant changes in account status in a timely and professional manner.
  • Compile and submit information about problem accounts to the department manager
  • Gather, organize and process credit financing documentation
  • Create and distribute customer statements on monthly basis
  • Process customer refund payments; if needed
  • Calculate bad debt reserve
  • Recommend accounts to be sent to third party collection agency
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience in credit, collections, or in a related accounting position
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Strong data entry/keyboarding skills
  • Basic understanding of accounting/credit principles
  • Attention to detail and proven numerical accuracy and speed
  • Highly organized and efficient

 

AJ Perri is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/EOE/M/F/V/D. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, AJP may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
 

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