Collections Specialist - AR

  • Englewood, CO
  • Contract

Company Description

ObjectWin Technology, Inc. is a leading information technology solutions provider specializing in ERP, CRM, and web technologies. By implementing innovative, business-driven technology solutions, we enable our clients to achieve the maximum value and benefits with reduced operating costs and increased productivity.

Job Description

Summary:

· The Collection Specialist is responsible for facilitating the communication, information exchange and relationship building required to collect the billings due within the specified contractual terms.

General Job Duties:

· Actively manage a pipeline of customer accounts, some of which may be complicated or unique, to ensure payment is received; this may include research, validating data, reconciliation reporting and/or working with other departments in the company to ensure accuracy of accounts

· Directly responsible for collecting open receivable balances timely and efficiently.

· Responsible for facilitating payments on a daily basis including credit cards, electronic funds transfers, ACH and lockbox deposits for multi-currency receipts, bank accounts and various A/R systems; may include troubleshooting.

· Sort and organize data, updating customer records, accurately facilitating transactions and adjustments.

· Strictly adhere to internal policies and guidelines.

· Maintain a 100% compliant control environment for both SOX and non-SOX processes.

· Maintain detailed accurate files and notes within SAP regarding collection efforts. Initiate adequate follow-up with customers and fellow employees in a timely manner.

· Reconcile full cycle AR including debits and credits, Forex gain or loss, sales tax, Foreign Withholding Tax and Commissions adjustments.

· Perform other related duties or special projects as assigned.

· Facilitates the communication exchange and relationship building required to collect the billings due within the specified contractual terms.

· Is responsible for strategic accounts

· Recommendation and preparation of account referrals to Litigators and Debt collection agencies

Required Education:

· High school diploma or equivalent required.

· Associates degree, technical college or some college course work preferred.

Required Experience:

· 2-4 years of Finance / Collections / Customer Service or related experience, including accounting and / or bookkeeping.

· Strong Microsoft Excel skills are a must, recent (1-3 years) AR SAP knowledge preferred. SAP/FSCM Knowledge desirable /

Qualifications

Other skills:

· Well organized and able to meet deadlines.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Must be able to perform high work volume with minimal errors and supervision.

· Ability to communicate courteously and proactively with all levels within the company.

· Strong mathematical, analytical and reasoning skills when presented with special projects, problems and requests which require decision making and action.

· Excellent Microsoft Excel and Word skills, including the ability to operate accounting programs.

· Acts independently to accomplish assignments.

· Decides when to escalate issues as needed.

· Performs administrative, professional and/or technical duties that are more complex. May handle situations that could require some deviation from standard procedures in response to difficult issues.

· Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of job related tools and applications

· Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial and customer transactions.

· Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of job related tools and applications

· B2B collections highly preferred

Additional Information

6 Months (Contract to Hire)