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Robert Half International AR/Collections Specialist in Newport, Kentucky


if you're a natural leader driven a strong sense of accomplishment, and a focused, detail-oriented thinker with a background in accounting, finance or business administration you'll be interested in this Collections Specialist position. An experienced Collections Specialist will be able to nourish their career at a growing company in the Manufacturing industry in this position. If you're interested, contact Accountemps today!

How you will make an impact

  • Abide by all rules and regulations established by the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act

  • Manage all billing and reporting activities in line with deadlines

  • Oversee and update customer files to ensure data consistency

  • Attend to inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence

  • Ensure payments are processed

  • Act as mediator in maintaining quality customer service and a positive company image by resolving customer account inquiries

  • Identify delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, written correspondence, phone contact, and making arrangements for payment

  • Catalog all customer payments to the correct reports

  • Process bankruptcy filings correctly when received


  • 2-3 years of prior high volume collections experience

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

  • Command of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Ability to survey and make decisions regarding customer accounts

  • Earlier experience working with various types of accounting software desired

  • AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Newport, KY

Date Posted: February 9, 2021

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 03320-0011681551

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance