Accounts Receivable / Collections Specialist
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Accounts Receivable / Collections Specialist
Ref No.: 18-00520
Location: Austin, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/20/2018
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE / COLLECTIONS SPECIALIST
AUSTIN, TX

Project Description:
Accounts Receivable Administrator IIs serve as first-line representatives responsible for handling inbound/outbound call inquiries, processing transactions, and conducting research on customer accounts. Agents are responsible for analyzing account histories, collecting past due amounts for specified accounts and negotiating with customers on payments. This duty is performed within significant time constraints in order to increase cash flow and ensure incoming orders are not delayed due to delinquencies. Knowledge of commonly used Accounts Receivable concepts, practices, and procedures is required, as well as sound judgment. Agents must be proactive in reaching out to accounts to update account status. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are imperative when interacting with office personnel, healthcare professionals and sales representatives.
  • Analyzes and collects on past due accounts using best collection strategy.
  • Negotiates with accounts without jeopardizing the relationship with Client to collect all past due amounts and resolve payment problems.
  • Researches complicated account discrepancies and handles complex account reconciliations involving consignment billings and billings with multiple returns and/or credits associated.
  • Exercises sound judgment and discretion in routine decisions to ensure accuracy and satisfaction.
  • Works with other departments to ensure resolution of disputes or inquiries.
  • Works with customers to provide documentation needed to clear outstanding invoices, deductions, and open credits.
  • Ensures customers are aware of options such as sending emailed invoices and statements, as well as utilizing Client Direct to pay bills and pull reports.
  • Accurately documents all account interactions and adjustments for internal and external audits.
  • Identifies problem accounts and notifies management of issues that could indicate uncollectable claims or possible bankruptcy to prevent future losses to Client.
  • Completes all tasks with a high level of accuracy and detail in a timely manner.

Required Skills:


This 3+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Esha: esha@alphaconsulting.com

ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #18-00520
MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE