Bilingual Collection Specialist

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Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Industry
Other (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 17.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_33578
Contact
Cameron, Teresa, Spherion
Phone
904-356-0000
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Job Description

A client on the Southside is seeking a Biligual Collections Specialist. Ideal candidate will possess 3+ years previous collections experience in a high volume work environment.

Responsibilities:
Monitoring accounts to identify overdue payments
Finding and contacting debtors to arrange debt payoffs
Keeping accurate records and reporting on collection activity

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Patience and ability to manage stress
Skilled in negotiation
Problem-solving skills
High school diploma; Associate's/Bachelor's degree is a plus

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
Proven experience as a Collection Specialist or similar role
Knowledge of billing procedures and collection techniques (e.g. skip tracing)
Familiarity with laws related to debt collection (e.g. FDCPA)
Working knowledge of MS Office and databases


Collection Specialist should exhibit professionalism and trustworthiness. You should have negotiation skills, as well as an ability to work independently.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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