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Robert Half International Collections Specialist in Hayward, California

Description The strongest candidates for this Collections Specialist position will be natural leaders driven by a strong sense of accomplishment, and focused, detail-oriented thinkers with backgrounds in accounting, finance or business administration. This long-term temporary-to-full-time role is for a Collections Specialist who wants to work in the Hayward, California area. Contact Accountemps today if you want to nourish your career as an experienced Collections Specialist at a growing company in the Manufacturing industry.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Process bankruptcy filings in the correct manner when received

  • Update customer files to ensure data integrity

  • Record all customer payments to the correct reports

  • Ensure payments are processed

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

  • Maintain quality customer service and a positive company image by resolving customer account inquiries

  • Head all billing and reporting activities in response to deadlines

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

  • Handle inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence Requirements - Comprehensive knowledge of commercial collections

  • Foundational knowledge in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • SAP experience

  • Spanish Language experience preferred

  • Ability to analyze and make decisions on customer accounts

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

  • AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

  • Prior experience working with accounting software

  • 2-3 years of prior high volume collections experience

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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