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Collections/Accounts Receivable Specialist

Posted on Oct 4, 2019 by Babcox Media

Akron, OH 44301
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Babcox Media Inc.

An Akron, Ohio-based B2B print, digital and video media company with concentration in the automotive aftermarket, powersports, performance, collision, commercial fleet, engine building and tire industries, is seeking a Collections/Accounts Receivable Specialist.

The Collections/Accounts Receivable Specialist position is responsible for the receipt and accounting of funds being paid to the company. This position obtains revenue by verifying and completing accounts receivable transactions as well as for overseeing the credit and collection activities of our company; placing problem accounts with collection agencies and recording bad debts by book. This is a Full time non-exempt position.

Job Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Obtains revenue by verifying transaction information, computing charges and refunds; preparing and mailing statements; identifying delinquent accounts and insufficient payments;
  • Collects revenue by reminding delinquent accounts; notifying customer of insufficient payments;
  • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analysing and summarizing account information and trends;
  • Maintains account ledgers by posting account transactions;
  • Resolves account discrepancies by investigating documentation, payment or adjustments;
  • Administers all collections according to policy and collaborates with billing on delinquent accounts;
  • Manages all outstanding balances for client payments and reconciles all invoices for account receivables;
  • Maintains a record to past payments and collections accounts; monitors all receivables and posts amounts to customer accounts;
  • Processes credit card payments and Pay Pal account; reconciles monthly credit card fees;
  • Ensures the credit collection reports and agency watch lists are updated each month;
  • Monitors and ensures regular follow up on all repayment agreements;
  • Notifies management as needed of any collection's issues;
  • Monitors and ensures regular follow up on all repayment agreements;
  • Maintains financial historical records.

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent. Associate's degree in Accounting/Finance preferred;
  • Two to 3 years of previous credit and collections experience preferred;
  • Experience and knowledge with legal compliance regarding accounting and collections processes;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word and Outlook;
  • Billing experience preferred;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Must possess proven data entry skills;
  • Must possess general accounting and math skills;
  • Possess a high level of work ethic and integrity;
  • Ability to contribute as a team member as well as work independently;
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to prioritize work (time management);
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Must possess superior organizational skills;
  • Must possess analytical ability.

Babcox Media offers competitive salary and benefit packages as well as a creative work environment. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and writing samples to Babcox Media, Inc., to the attention of Barbara Kimbrew at (see below). No phone calls please.

Please note: Babcox Media does not provide relocation assistance.

Reference: 766163446

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