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Robert Half Accounting Assistant 1 in Kansas City, Kansas

Description Are you a natural leader driven by a strong sense of accomplishment looking for an opportunity as a Collections Specialist? Are you a focused, detail-oriented thinker with a background in accounting, finance or business administration? This long-term contract / temporary Collections Specialist position is available in the Kansas City, Kansas area. This growing company will allow you to nourish your career as a Collections Specialist. Contact Robert Half today if you're interested!

How you will make an impact

  • Take care of inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence

  • Act as a company representative in upholding quality customer service and a positive company image by resolving customer account inquiries

  • Accurately process bankruptcy filings when received

  • Ensure payments are processed

  • Oversee and update customer files to ensure data consistency

  • Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, including skip-tracing, phone contact, written correspondence, and make arrangements for payment

  • Log all customer payments to the correct reports

  • Head all billing and reporting activities in response to deadlines

  • Abide by all Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act rules and regulations Requirements - Prior experience working with accounting software

  • AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • 2-3 years of prior high volume collections experience

  • Ability to survey and make decisions regarding customer accounts

  • Solid understanding of Credit Memo

  • Wide ranging experience with Vendors

  • Quality experience with Phone Presenc

  • Expertise in Portals

  • Skills in Financial Statement

  • Experience with Credit Department

  • Comprehension of Financial Notes

  • Proven knowledge of Cash Activity

  • Prior experience with Accounting Software Systems

  • Experience with quality

  • Previous experience working with credit

  • Experience with funds

  • General familiarity with About Time

  • Solid understanding of faxing

  • Good understanding of English Language

  • Foundational knowledge in credit risk management

  • Proficiency in Credit Application

  • Research experience

  • Customer service experience desired

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Practical knowledge of Workstation Support

  • Well-founded grasp of Review

  • Earlier work involving Collection Processes

  • Hands-on experience with cost analysis

  • Payment Processing experience

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/us/en/mobile-app) and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

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