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Accounts Receivable Specialist in Eagan, MN at Factory Motor Parts

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Eagan, MN
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/4/2018

Job Description

Factory Motor Parts (FMP) is a one of the largest distributors of OEM and aftermarket auto parts in the United States with an expanding international presence. Privately-held for 70 years, FMP is aggressively growing though its warehouse locations in 19 states in the Midwest and Western United States. FMP also produces and distributes its own line of parts under the FVP brand as well as washer fluid and related products under the Splash brand of products.

Career challenges and opportunities are limitless for our employees. Our steady and continued growth depends upon building solid relationships with customers, colleagues and suppliers. We take pride in knowing we are part of an extraordinary company of talented, high-performing professionals who enjoy working in a highly challenging, entrepreneurial environment.

We are looking for a skilled and motivated Accounts Receivable Collections Specialist who enjoys challenges and thrives in a fast-paced, team environment. This position will be responsible for maintaining customer accounts receivables including collection of outstanding balances, and resolution of billing and payment discrepancies while providing excellent customer service.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTILES:

  • Make collections calls to customers in a professional manner while keeping and improving customer relations.
  • Review customer-billing problems and resolves accounts receivables delinquency in a timely manner.
  • Negotiate payment plans with customers while continuing to sell to the customer.
  • Research internal and external questions regarding billings, payments, credits, and account balances, and reconciliations, as appropriate, based on operating procedures and assigned account portfolio.
  • Collaborate with the outside sales team to resolve client payment issues.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Knowledge of key Credit and Collections policies and techniques.
  • Strong professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to perform research to ensure accuracy of customer accounts.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize while maintaining high attention to detail.
  • Capable of identifying and completing critical tasks independently and with a sense of urgency.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and organizational awareness.
  • Proven negotiation skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word Excel, Word, and Access.
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D); Associates Degree in Business or Accounting preferred
  • Previous collections experience preferred - minimum of 3 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    An industry leader, FMP offers a well-balanced compensation and benefits programs, including medical, dental, life, 401K, profit sharing, paid holidays/vacation/sick time, STD/LTD, + much more. Salary is based on experience and job performance.

    If you are ready for a new destination, we would like to hear from you. Please visit our website www.factorymotorparts.com to apply online!

    Drug screen and background check administered as a condition of employment.
     
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