Credit and Collections Analyst

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

We have a contract to hire position with a client, for a Credit and Collections Analyst! This is an exciting opportunity with the potential to go permanent!

  • Collections - ownership of AR aging: managing collections efficiency metrics
  • Meets defined department goals and activity metrics
  • Participates in process improvement projects as assigned
  • Recommends accounts for suspension after proper collections activity
  • Communicates the status of designated accounts to Collections Manager
  • Cash management, effectively analyzes and resolves open cash (un-applied) amounts in a timely manner.
  • Account adjustments
  • Reconciles customer disputes
  • Monitors and maintains assigned accounts – customer calls, account adjustments, small balance write off, customer reconciliations and processing credit memos
  • Must communicate & follow up effectively with sales and Sales Operations department regarding customer accounts on a timely basis
  • Establishes and maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with customers and sales
  • Performs other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support Collections Department
  • Ensures compliance with all company policies


  • Bachelor degree (BS/BA) or equivalent experience
  • 1- 3 years of working experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Patience and ability to manage stress
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Customer service orientation and professionalism
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical, strategical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail, and goal-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently under constraint and deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to review accounts for possible problems and proactively address them

If you are interested in this contract to hire Credit and Collections Analyst job in Chicago, IL or other accounting opportunities then click “apply” below and apply online at

Please apply with your CV to: Madelaine Steber -312-7827788

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