Collections Specialist

Employer
Robert Half Finance & Accounting US
Location
Edgewood, MD
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID: 02000-0009286144Classification: Accounting ClerkCompensation: $45,000.00 to $52,000.00 per yearRobert Half is currently seeking a Collections Specialist for a growing financial organization in Edgewood, MD. Summary: Under the direction of the Assistant Manager, the Collections Specialist will perform a variety duties related to the collection of delinquent loan portfolios not limited to delinquent, bankrupt, legal, and charged-off loans. Duties include processing required documents on all collection activity, payment arrangements, and correspondence. Essential Responsibilities: Communicate with members, Attorneys, Repossession Agents and other vendor partners. Perform skip tracing to locate members by utilizing available collection tools, contacting delinquent members, encouraging re-payment, documenting collection activity, processing repossessed property, and maintaining applicable records and reports. Determine the reason for delinquency and appropriate arrangements to bring the accounts current, negotiate extension agreements, collection maneuvers and refer to management for review. Partner with Financial Counseling to assist members with their budget and find an alternative to filing bankruptcy. Review loan and bankruptcy documents for proper documentation and report any questionable filings or missing information to management or legal. Process bankruptcy notices, file proof of claims, lift of stays, reaffirmation agreements and amendments to claims. Process discharge and dismissal notices, monitor trustee and bankrupt member payments, repossession, and foreclosures. Maintain proper documentation of collection work. Monitor payments to ensure proper log in for an accurate monthly accounting. Maintain applicable recovery collection logs, statistics and reports as required. Assist in the training of employees within the department if requested by Assistant Manager. Qualifications: 5+ years of collections experience. Ability to handle high call volumes while exuding strong customer service skills. Banking and credit union experience is a plus. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel with the ability to calculate numbers. Team player, able to multi-task, and a creative thinker. Deadline driven, takes initiative and a go getter. Benefits: Parking Medical benefits 401k, PTO, Holiday Pay, S/T and L/T Disability Bonuses Hours: M-F, but must be able to work one Saturday a month (half a day) Qualified candidates should apply directly or send their resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resume]Collections-Loans, Customer Service, Switchboard, Account ManagementRobert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on Fortune(R) magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 844.539.2523 for additional information.All applicants applying for US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. (C) 2017 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.