Credit and Collections professional

  • Location
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Category
    Billing / Collections
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_844844_2759712
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Our team is working with a growing company in Jacksonville to find a Credit and Collections professional. The right candidate must have superior analytical, reconciliation, computer and interpersonal skill sets, possessing the ability to think and work independently, yet work effectively with a team to accomplish team goals.  The knowledge of Excel/Access/Word level is a must, and experience with Great Plains is a major plus, to be effective.  Candidate must be extremely organized, able to set priorities and possess leadership skills to be successful in this position. 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 

•             Own and drive betterment in B2B current and past due %, collections and recovery, maintain clients’ aging’s at terms.

•             Effective customer communication regarding accounts receivable status.  Update systems accordingly.

•             Expedite payments before client terms, if possible.

•             Manage the performance of the Accounts Receivable by developing and maintaining credit policy, analyzing delinquent accounts via differential analysis, and determining/update plan to collect outstanding receivables within company deadlines. Conduct research and conceptualize new techniques, ideas, and solutions for a variety of credit challenges.

•             Build and maintain cross-functional relationships throughout the company to ensure credit management needs are being met in a timely manner.

•             Aggressive but professional collection efforts on clients past terms while promoting quality customer service and preserving client relationships.

•             Manage past due and high risk accounts and implement collection efforts based on management directed strategy.

•             Produce and analyze accounts receivable aging of accounts to determine overdue accounts, and subsequent collection action.

•             Review A/R weekly with Controller.

•             Develop and maintain processes and procedures to analyze accounts and establish appropriate credit limits and approval/denial guidelines.

•             Communicate effectively to internal & external customers regarding new account applications and credit decisions.

•             Respond to customer questions, resolve issues within scope of responsibility, resolve disputes or other billing issues that are causing payment to be withheld.  Research and resolve short-payments.

•             Daily Cash Application

•             Meet pre-determined departmental standards for productivity and quality measures, to include daily deadlines.

•             Planning, evaluating, implementing and continuously improving all aspects of credit & collection functions and processes; assist in formulation of specific collection objectives and achievement of same.

•             Previous P&L responsibility is a strong plus. Write, maintain, improved procedures.

•             Working knowledge of Chart of Accounts.

•             Administrative duties & Special Projects as assigned or needed.

 

 

 QUALIFICATIONS: 

•             Expert PC Ability (Excel/Word/Access/Internet applications and client portals.)

•             Knowledge of Great Plains a plus.

•             Expert knowledge of Dunn & Bradstreet and other credit reporting agencies.

•             Strong knowledge of various customer care, IT, billing, collections, recovery systems.

•             Strong 10-key.

•             Strong attention to detail, accuracy, ability to identify & resolve problems.

•             Understand procedures and priorities, have sense of urgency.

•             Innovative, team player.

•             The ideal applicant will have a minimum bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or a related field, and at least two years in commercial (B2B) collections.

•             Solid collection, analytical, organizational and negotiating skills; effective oral and written communication skills; and a solid knowledge of commercial credit and collection laws.

•             Ideal applicant must enjoy working in a fast-paced, up-beat environment and be able to thrive under pressure.

 

 

If you are interested in this position, please apply in the link provided. For immediate consideration, email your resume to Meilani.Gonzales@AccountingPrincipals.com

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