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Accounts Receivable Collections Specialist

Company name
Alta Equipment

New Hudson, MI, United States

Employment Type

Accounting, Construction

Posted on
Oct 01,2019

Valid Through
Jan 14,2020

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Come work for the largest equipment dealer in the Midwest! Are you a hardworking individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment and looking to take your career to the next level? If so, then come join our award winning team!
We provide our employees with the following tools and resources to be successful:

Outstanding benefits package (BCBS PPO, Delta Dental and EyeMed Vision, plus much more!)
401(k) with match
Competitive wages
Company laptop
Paid time off
10 paid holidays
Work schedule: M-F, day shift

Our Construction Equipment Group is seeking a full-time Accounts Receivables / Collections Specialist for our New Hudson, MI branch. The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to splitting time between review of credit risk and collection of delinquent accounts. This person works closely with the Sales and Operations Departments to coordinate collection activities and will report to the Credit Manager. 
Regular responsibilities include:

Review delinquent accounts and contact customers regarding overdue amounts. 
Review the risk associated with new and ongoing credit accounts
Negotiate settlements with delinquent accounts
Issue demand letters and escalate accounts for legal action or bad debt write-off
Maintain clean reconciled customer account balances
Collect for high activity accounts such as Fortune 100 companies
Handle and manage incoming and outgoing phone calls, e-mail correspondence, and other communications
Resolve invoicing, cash application, and sales tax concerns
Process new customer credit applications and account setups
Process manual bank deposits
Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
Performs other duties as assigned
Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time


HS diploma or GED required; Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred
Credit experience in the construction industry and with general contractors preferred
Experience with cash posting preferred
Experience in a sales oriented dealership environment
Working with a credit portfolio of $2M
Computer Skills - Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook, Silk/Epicor and Crystal Reports
Language Skills - High: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills - Basic: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
Reasoning Ability - Basic: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will use hands, talk/hear, sit, will reach with hands and arms; Occasionally will stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
Lift and/or Move Functions: Frequently will lift up to 10 pounds; Occasionally will lift up to 50 pounds

About Alta:
Culture is Job #1. Alta Equipment Company prides itself in the 3 P\u2019s of business: People, Process and Product. By investing in the best people and creating a \u201cone team\u201d approach, Alta Equipment Company earns customers for life.
If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference within our organization, we\u2019re ready for you. Whether it\u2019s selling the world\u2019s-best big iron, rolling up your sleeves and servicing our industry-leading construction and material handling product brands or being a difference maker behind the scenes, we can use your skillset.
At Alta Equipment Company, we believe in mutual respect and are committed to diversity while inspiring our employees to reach their maximum potential. Voted a \u201cTop Work Place\u201d by the Detroit Free Press, our 900 employees in Michigan, Illinois and Northern Indiana are committed to excellence. It\u2019s the Alta way.
So, let\u2019s start the conversation. Click the link to apply and begin the journey of a lifetime.

What We Look For:
At Alta Equipment Company, we are looking for candidates who are a cultural fit with our organization and understand that every task and job goes toward fostering customers for life. Along with that, a great attitude that embraces mutual respect and delivering a consistent high energy level that exudes a passion for excellence. Also, we are searching for a skill set that has a high aptitude for the position with a continual focus on investing in one\u2019s profession through additional training and learning
Other Opportunities at AltaPlease visit our careers page at to view other openings that may be of interest to you! 
We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.

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