Spherion Staffing is looking for a fulltime Collections Specialist (with opportunity for growth). The duties of the Collections Specialist will include collection calls and/or correspondence in a fast paced goal oriented collections department; providing customer service regarding collection issues, process customer refunds, process and review account adjustments, resolve client discrepancies and short payments. Qualified applicants should have experience in collections.Monday-Friday 8 am-5:30 pmPay $23+/hour DOEResponsibilities:- Monitor accounts to establish outstanding debts- Contact clients about overdue statements- Encourage timely debt payments- Process payments and refunds- Resolve billing and credit issues- Update account status records and collection efforts- Report on collection activity and AR status- Assist w/payment application process- Determine risk level- Provide weekly reports of account exception statusResponsibilities:See aboveWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PMSkills:Requirements:-Must have prior experience in collections-Knowledge of billing procedures and collections techniques-Proficiency with MS Office-Must have patience and ability to manage stress-Excellent communication skills-Negotiation skills-Problem solving skills-Degree preferred not requiredEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:See above To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/apply If you have any questions please contact Janine Eberhart at 701-412-2894Spherion 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. 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.