Experian is seeking experienced Collections Specialists for our Latin America operations in anticipation for future hiring needs"* / *Role Description* The Collections Specialists or Accounts Receivable Administrator will manage an average portfolio of approximately 2,000 accounts and work through their daily, weekly and monthly activities to meet or exceed established goals.
The focus of this role will be in*Latin America*collections processes. Key responsibilities include :
Manage high volume portfolios of assigned accounts
Collect on past due receivables
Perform and process collection of past due accounts in accordance with company policies and procedures
Handle high volume of collection of past due accounts
Make a minimum of 45 daily outgoing collections calls for assigned accounts with past due balances
Enforce payment terms
Must be able to handle account reconciliations
Work with sales department on various tasks
Heavy communication with the various Business Units and Sales
Provide professional and exceptional customer service
Maintain aging and monthly corporate Accounts Receivable goals
Track and maintain accounts throughout the collection process to ensure prompt payment
Ability to handle and resolve customer disputes through the review and interpretation of client contracts
Establish payment plans and create finance options to bring accounts to a current status when necessary
Prepare and / or process documents; review for accuracy and completeness
Update information and / or evaluate against policy; compare elements for consistency or logical relationship, etc.
Perform investigative activities to evaluate and determine the whereabouts of customers through database searches and system records (Skip-Tracing)
Receive research and respond to incoming questions : provide information, explain policies and procedures, and / or facilitate a resolution
Review, process and verify accounts and account balances
Accurately document all information pertaining to accounts
Escalate unresolved payments from clients to management *Knowledge, Ecperience & Qualifications :
Applicants*must*meet the following requirements :
2-4 years of business-to-business collections experience
High School Diploma, preferred Associate, Technical or Bachelordegree in Accounting, Business Administration or related.
Intermediate English skills (B2 Level)
Intermediate MS-Excel skills
Strong knowledge of accounting and accounts receivable procedures and processes.
Strong knowledge of collection techniques
Experience working with sales and billing departments to reconcile customer disputes with delinquent accounts.
Ability to interpret written customer contracts
Experience with Oracle E-Business or ERP System
Credit Card Processing experience
Good analytical skills
Strong customer service skills
Good negotiation and influencing skills
Proven previous job stability, including maintaining long-term work relationships with former employers
Must be able to clear the company's pre-employment screening / Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Anyone needing accommodation to complete the interview process should notify the Talent Acquisition Partner.
Job : Finance* Organization : Finance* Title : *Collections Specialist (LatAm)* Location : *Costa Rica-Heredia-Heredia* Requisition ID : *203188*