DescriptionAre you a natural leader driven by a strong sense of accomplishment looking for an opportunity as a Collections Specialist? Are you a focused, detail-oriented thinker with a background in accounting, finance or business administration? This long-term temporary role is for a Collections Specialist who wants to work in the Elgin, Illinois area. An experienced Collections Specialist will be able to nourish their career at a growing company in the Real Estate – Other industry in this position. If you’re interested, contact Accountemps today!What you get to do every day- Register all customer payments to the correct reports- Maintain and update customer files to ensure data integrity- Abide by all Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act rules and regulations- Ensure payments are processed- Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. written correspondence, phone contact, skip-tracing, and making arrangements for payment- Head all billing and reporting activities in response to deadlines- Act as a company representative in upholding quality customer service and a positive company image by resolving customer account inquiries- Handle inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence- Ensure bankruptcy filings are processed in the correct manner when receivedRequirements- 2-3 years of prior high volume collections experience- AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred- Comprehensive knowledge of consumer collections- Expertise in Cash Collections- Strong familiarity with credit collections- Ability to analyze and make decisions on customer accounts- Previous experience using accounting software- Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism wellAccountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.Questions? Call your local office at 1.. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.© 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use ().**Salary:** $15.00 – $17.00 / Hourly**Location:** ELGIN, IL**Date Posted:** January 27, 2021**Employment Type:** Temp to Hire**Job Reference:** 01653183**Staffing Area:** Temporary Accounting u0026 FinanceTracking



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