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Collections Specialist

Tampa Bay, FL

Posted: 07/08/2024 Employment Type: Temp Direct Hire Category: Accounts Receivable/Billing/Collections Job Number: 21793 Pay Rate: up to $25.00 / hr

Job Description

We are conducting a search for a Collections Specialist to join the team of an outstanding Pinellas employer that offers a strong team-oriented work environment.  This company is looking to add an experienced Collections Specialist to the team who can effectively and professionally collect on outstanding balances while maintaining valuable customer relationships. This is an in-office position. Check out our ad and APPLY NOW!

Collections Specialist Benefits and Compensation: 

  • A professional working environment
  • Solid benefits
  • GREAT leadership and high visibility
  • Highly competitive compensation of up to $25.00/hourly (commensurate with experience)

Collections Specialist Job Duties: 

  • Responsible for applying Company's credit and collection policies, practices and procedures to the requirements of accounts assigned
  • Reviews accounts to identify past due customers and to determine proper course of action
  • Plans and maintains a program for the systematic follow up and collection of amounts due
  • Prepares presentations for customers to resolve collection issues
  • Requests or approves reinstatement of credit privilege, when necessary
  • Provides management with status logs and reports as needed
  • Follows up on billbacks and short payments
  • Maintains file of customer contacts, agreements, and documentation

Collections Specialist Skills/Qualifications: 

  • High School or GED;  B2B collections experience
  • 2+ years of experience in credit and collections
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills - i.e. clear, concise, polite and professional
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and identify solutions
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work in fast paced environment.
  • Team player, willing to learn new tasks
  • Solid critical thinking and analysis and attention to detail
  • Superb communications skills required

At AccountAbility Staffing, a Division of Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in the greater Tampa Bay area. Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it! For more information, please contact us via our website at

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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