B2B Collections Associate
Kforce - Tampa, FL

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Responsibilities: Our client is currently seeking a B2B Collections Associate.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Reviews status of all credit accounts and initiates collection action by contacting each account according to due date
Notifies customers of delinquent accounts according to due dates
Prepares correspondence on delinquent accounts requiring special handling
Approve and negotiates terms of credit line for new customer, up to a $25,000.00 limit
Review accounts daily and reports to Corporate Credit Manager on any accounts that require special contact
Researches disputed delinquent account balances. Corrects any errors, including misapplied payments and overpayment
Negotiates settlements on delinquent accounts
Reviews accounts to be recommended for charge-off and emails recommendations to Credit Manager and Assistant Credit Manager
Participates in the weekly staff meeting and reports status on delinquent accounts assigned
On a periodic basis, inputs cash receipt data into the computer and verifies by comparison to the bank deposit
Upon request, provides special report reflecting current status of customer accounts for monthly distribution to senior staff and officers of the company
Maintain an appropriate number of A/R calls on a daily basis
Assist Credit Clerk when cash posting is required
Cover switchboard relief as needed
Other duties as assigned

Kforce (Nasdaq:KFRC) is a professional staffing and solutions firm providing flexible and permanent staffing solutions in the skill areas of technology, finance & accounting, clinical research and healthcare. Backed by approximately our associates and consultants on assignment, Kforce is committed to 'Great People = Great Results' for our valued clients and candidates. Kforce operates with 65 offices located throughout the United States and two offices in the Philippines.

Job Ref#: 2312~NRC~1137872T1~99
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's Degree in business or equivalent and three years or more experience in credit collection work or equivalent combination of education and experience desired
Has a working knowledge of the Fair Debt Collection Act
5+ years business to business collections experience
2+ years experience negotiating payments arrangements
Able to pass background & credit screens
Strong Communications skills