Collections Associate

3+ months agoOceanside, CA


Kforce has a client seeking a Collections Associate in Oceanside, MN.Summary:The Cash Apps & Collections Specialist will report to an Accounting Manager and be a significant contributor to managing customer receipts and collecting outstanding balances. The Cash Apps & Collections Specialist will be a key-player in improving processes and procedures to ensure accurate and timely customer reporting. The Cash Apps & Collections Specialist must be deadline oriented and able to meet tight month end close deadlines but also must possess strong, professional written and verbal communication skills to supervisors, teammates and all customers. Further, this position must be able to track daily progress and have a strong awareness of time management to balance efficiency and effectiveness when there are competing priorities.Responsibilities:

  • Identify and post accounts receivable payments, apply credits, and/or adjustments to the appropriate customer and expense accounts
  • Process and apply daily cash receipts using accounting software via uploads and manual entry
  • Identify and resolve discrepancies such as short pays with direct contact with the customer and internal departments to clear issues
  • Analyze AR aging and perform collections on delinquent accounts via phone or email
  • Document all collection communication timely and track follow up requirements
  • Navigate efficiently through the A/R and G/L modules to quickly create system generated reports
  • Respond to AR team questions for quick resolution and feedback in a timely manner
  • Provide insight to accounting to forecast cash receipts that reflect trends in customer payment activity
  • Have ability to adjust workload depending on changes in systems, company structure, organizational structure and be agile
  • Support and lead special projects as needed


  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with B2B collections and large corporate accounts
  • Candidates qualifying for this position will have similar experience along with the skills and abilities to perform the duties mentioned
  • Any relevant education and/or training will be considered a plus
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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