AR Collections Specialist - Location: Exeter, PA

Location: Exeter, Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10-02-2018
We are a team of enthusiasts that are customer centric in our daily focus, committed to providing those we serve with the very best products, tools and services – all packaged together in a way that exceeds expectations, drives profitable sales and collectively pushes our businesses forward.
  • We are a company that values Leadership and our role in responding to the needs of our markets and customers.
  • We advocate Teamwork and know our success depends on the success of those around us.
  • We are believers that having Fun and enjoying the relationships we have with those around us makes the work worthwhile.
  • We are more than 3,000 people strong and exercise these values every day.
  • There are a ton of benefits to joining our team: Great Pay, Benefits, Paid Holidays, 401 K Match, PTO, Refer a friend, Growth, and more!

Job Summary: Responsible for assisting branches in collecting and processing accounts receivable.
Essential Job Duties:
1. Make collection calls to customers in cooperation with branch managers.
2. Update and consult with branch managers regarding status of accounts.
3. Send collection letters according to company policy and submit accounts to outside collection agency as needed.
4. Maintain collection notes in respective systems.
5. Assist with processing customer payments sent to lockbox as needed.
6. Work with customers and branch to reconcile and resolve disputed accounts.
7. Assumes other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High School graduate required.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Must have good written and verbal communication skills along and the ability to work well with others. Must have good customer relations skills.
MACHINES, EQUIPMENT, AND SOFTWARE: Computer, 10-key calculator, multi-user telephone system, copier, fax machine, and Microsoft Office software.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: This position requires sitting, standing, bending, and lifting. Must be physically able to lift boxes weighing approximately 30 lbs. Must have the ability to work under conditions of frequent interruptions and be attentive to details.
Preferred Qualifications:
§ Minimum 2 years of experience in business to business collections.

LKQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a drug free work environment. Employment with LKQ is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check* and may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening.  *The existence of criminal conviction(s) does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.
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