07 October 2021
Collections Specialist

Collections Specialist
Doral Area
Our client, a longstanding organization, has engaged ttg to find a Collections Specialist.  We are looking for a jovial, organized professional, with good analytical and MS Excel skills (Vlookups and Pivot Tables), and hopefully with Microsoft Great Plains experience.
Duties and responsibilities/essential function
A successful Collections Specialist should be familiar with accounting procedures, proficient in MS Excel & Office, collaborative, and possess strong organizational skills.  Additionally, must prove to be precise/accurate and follow instructions.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Collections of past due receivables:
    • Review aging reports and help organize collections efforts.
    • Follow-up and document collection efforts, report progress.
    • Review invoices and receipts and accurately determine its treatment based on accounting principles, (i.e. recognition period, deferred expenses (prepayments), proper receiving - three-way match, etc.)
  • Work with other members of accounting to compile, review and report transactional activity and financial data.
  • Process payables transactions in a timely manner and assist with weekly check runs.
  • Provide support to customers, vendors and staff by responding to inquiries and providing status updates.
  • Research, track and resolve accounting or documentation discrepancies for AR or AP.
  • Organizing, Filing, scanning and retrieving documents.
  • Other duties as needed or required.
Required Qualifications and Skills include:
  • Proven experience in bookkeeping, and Accounts Receivable. 
  • High level of efficiency with consistent accuracy and precision specially when multitasking.
  • 2 to 4 years of AR and Journal Entries Experience
  • Understanding of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Proficiency with computers, particularly accounting software, strong numeric typing skills.
  • Proven collections skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel as well as MS Office suite.
Preferred Qualifications include:
  • Associates/Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or relevant certifications.
  • Excels in analyzing and adjusting work procedures for maximum efficiency.
  • Advanced MS Excel Skills:
  • VLOOKUP’s.
  • Pivot Tables.
  • Organizing data sets and tables.
  • Filtering and grouping data.
  • Formatting reports.
  • Familiarity with MS Dynamics GP & CRM is a plus.
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