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Collection Clerk

San Juan, Texas
Job Type
31 May 2021

Position Description: Collections Clerk

Basic Function: The collections clerk position is accountable for collecting the maximum amount of overdue funds from customers, which may include a variety of customer location techniques, collection methods, legal claims, and the selective use of outside collection services.

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Stratify collection activities to maximize cash receipts

  2. Issue dunning letters to overdue accounts

  3. Use skip tracking techniques to locate customers

  4. Contact customers regarding overdue accounts and determine reasons for non-payment

  5. Issue payment commitment letters

  6. Negotiate the return of unpaid merchandise

  7. Repossess merchandise when payment is unlikely

  8. Monitor cash on delivery

  9. Issue credit hold notifications

  10. Coordinate customer credit changes with the credit department

  11. Recommend that accounts be shifted to a collection agency

  12. Process small claims court complaints

  13. Recommend bad debts write-offs

  14. Maintain accurate records about the customer payment status

Desired Qualifications: 3+ years of collections experience, and have experience with an automated telephone dialing system and collections database. Associate's degree in business preferred. Must be detail oriented, with the ability to work independently.

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  • Job Reference: 295832947-2
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2021
  • Recruiter: Creative Financial Staffing
  • Location: San Juan, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent