Bill and Account Collectors

Bill and Account Collectors

Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail, telephone, or personal visit to solicit payment. Duties include receiving payment and posting amount to customer's account; preparing statements to credit department if customer fails to respond; initiating repossession proceedings or service disconnection; and keeping records of collection and status of accounts.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Independence * Cooperation * Analytical Thinking * Initiative * Persistence * Self Control * Stress Tolerance

Representative Tasks * Record information about financial status of customers and status of collection efforts. * Locate and monitor overdue accounts, using computers and a variety of automated systems. * Answer customer questions regarding problems with their accounts.


Administrative & Support Services, Finance & Insurance, Health Care & Social Assistance,

Job Family Office and Administrative Support

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