Accounts Receivable / Credit and Collections Specialist

Posted Date 3 months ago(4/15/2022 9:08 AM)
Job ID
2022-3654
# of Openings
3
Job Locations
US-MI-Detroit
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

ALTA EQUIPMENT GROUP LOGO-2022

 

Come work for the largest equipment dealer in the Midwest! Are you a hardworking individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment and looking to take your career to the next level? If so, then come join our award winning team!

 

We provide our employees with the following tools and resources to be successful:

  • Training
  • Outstanding benefits package (BCBS PPO, Delta Dental and EyeMed Vision, plus much more!)
  • 401(k) with match
  • Competitive wages
  • Company laptop and cell phone 
  • Paid time off
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Work schedule: M-F, day shift

Responsibilities

Our Construction Equipment Group is growing, and this is a newly created position to further support our company needs. We are seeking a full-time Accounts Receivables / Credit and Collections Specialist for our Detroit, MI branch. The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to, splitting time between review of credit risk and collection of delinquent accounts. This person works closely with the Sales and Operations Departments to coordinate credit and collection activities and will report to the Credit Manager.

This position has the potential to quickly grow into a legal collection role for the right individual to include responsibilities that would assist the Credit Manager with screening and coordinating accounts to be outsourced, tracking collection activity of assigned accounts and bankruptcy claim filings.

 
Regular responsibilities include:
  • Review delinquent accounts and contact customers regarding overdue amounts. 
  • Review the risk associated with new and ongoing credit accounts
  • Negotiate settlements with delinquent accounts
  • Issue demand letters and escalate accounts for legal action or bad debt write-off
  • Maintain clean reconciled customer account balances
  • Collect for high activity accounts such as Fortune 100 companies
  • Handle and manage incoming and outgoing phone calls, e-mail correspondence, and other communications
  • Resolve invoicing, cash application, Purchase Order and sales tax concerns
  • Process new customer credit applications, account setups, and make credit risk decisions for commericial and consumer accounts 
  • Process manual bank deposits
  • Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time
  • Conduct research, skip-tracing and investigation required to verify legal entities and locate debtors and assets

Qualifications

  • HS diploma or GED required; Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Experience with commercial and consumer legal or judgement collections preferred
  • Knowledge of Notice of Furnishings, Lien Filings and Waivers preferred
  • Knowledge of FDCPA and FCRA preferred
  • Experience with cash posting preferred
  • Experience in a sales oriented dealership environment
  • Working with a credit portfolio of $2M+
  • Computer Skills - Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook, eXtend, Power BI
  • Language Skills - High: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills - Basic: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
  • Reasoning Ability - Basic: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
  • Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will use hands, talk/hear, sit, will reach with hands and arms; Occasionally will stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Lift and/or Move Functions: Frequently will lift up to 10 pounds; Occasionally will lift up to 50 pounds

About Alta:

Culture is Job #1. Alta Equipment Company prides itself in the 3 P’s of business: People, Process and Product. By investing in the best people and creating a “one team” approach, Alta Equipment Company earns customers for life.

 

If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference within our organization, we’re ready for you. Whether it’s selling the world’s-best big iron, rolling up your sleeves and servicing our industry-leading construction and material handling product brands or being a difference maker behind the scenes, we can use your skillset.

 

At Alta Equipment Company, we believe in mutual respect and are committed to diversity while inspiring our employees to reach their maximum potential. Voted a “Top Work Place USA”, our employees across North America are committed to excellence. It’s the Alta way.

 

So, let’s start the conversation. Click the link to apply and begin the journey of a lifetime.

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What We Look For:

At Alta Equipment Company, we are looking for candidates who are a cultural fit with our organization and understand that every task and job goes toward fostering customers for life. Along with that, a great attitude that embraces mutual respect and delivering a consistent high energy level that exudes a passion for excellence. Also, we are searching for a skill set that has a high aptitude for the position with a continual focus on investing in one’s profession through additional training and learning

Other Opportunities at Alta

Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!
 

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.

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