Collections Accounting Assistant

Collections Accounting Assistant

Location: Saint Louis, MO
Type: Direct Placement
Pay: 36000.00 - 40000.00 USD per Year

Join Our Dynamic Accounts Receivable Collections Team Today!
Are you a results-driven individual who thrives on the thrill of successfully recovering outstanding debts? Are you ready to take charge of your career and make a significant impact on an organization's financial success? Look no further! PEG Staffing is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Collections Specialist for our client located in Webster Groves, MO. This is a direct hire position with a 37.5-hour work week, offering stability and work-life balance. If you're ready for a challenging and rewarding position that offers a supportive work environment playing a vital role in ensuring the timely and efficient collection of outstanding accounts, while maintaining positive customer relationships this is the job for you!
What You'll Do:
  • Manage collection of past due account balances and loan funds.
  • Identifying errors or discrepancies and working with various departments and site personnel to resolve issues.
  • Contacts individuals by phone, email, and letter to notify, collect, and set up terms of payment for delinquent accounts, returned checks, ACH transactions, and declined credit cards.
  • Processes collection holds, negotiate, and execute promissory notes, monitor agreement compliance.
  • Investigates disputed charges and balances, determining the appropriate course of action to collect accounts receivable, correct and adjust charges.
  • Maintains accurate documentation of conversations, disputes, resolutions, agreements, and investigations.
  • Determines eligibility based on professional judgment, prior payment history, bankruptcy regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Processes commercial collection agency case assignments and reconcile monthly.
  • Processes account adjustments and bad debt write-off journal entries.
  • Maintains compliance with federal regulations and company policies.
  • Update demographic information in the CX system.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all matters pertaining to the business office, collections, and the organization.
  • Assists in training new staff.
  • Performs additional tasks as assigned by the Supervisor of Collections.
To Be Successful, It’ll Help If You Have:
  • 3+ years of collections or related accounts receivable experience, or two years of related college-level education.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous non-profit experience is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills, with effective conflict resolution abilities.
  • Positive attitude with the ability to maintain effective working relations.
  • Ability to retain focus and be productive in a disruptive environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Incredible Tuition Reimbursement

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