Accounts Receivable Collector
VerticalScope is looking for an Accounts Receivable Collector to join our Finance team. Headquartered in Toronto, VerticalScope is a profitable, rapidly growing, privately-held corporation specializing in the acquisition and development of websites and online communities in a number of verticals. Our social networks and websites are vertically integrated roll-ups in high-consumer spending verticals. The resultant audience aggregation places many of our verticals within the Top 5 of ComScore Media Metrix for their respective category. If you are interested in joining our team, we would like to hear from you.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Founded in 1999, VerticalScope develops and operates a leading multi-media platform comprised of websites, online communities and forums that generate rich premium content targeting specific consumer and enthusiast audiences. These consumer resource websites and online social communities appeal to 84 million unique visitors monthly and its audience accounts for over 540 million page views monthly. VerticalScope’s advertising and marketing clients get access to highly engaged, loyal and passionate consumer audiences across its Automotive, Powersports, Power Equipment, Pets, Sports, Health and Technology verticals.
The Accounts Receivable Collector will be required to oversee collections on delinquent accounts as assigned by the AR Supervisor. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 1-2 years of collection experience. As a key member of the Finance team, the successful candidate will possess the ability to work in an environment of rapid growth and change.
YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Contacting clients by phone for payment and maintaining relevant and up-to-date collection notes in Salesforce.
The ability to collect by phone using professional and effective communication skills.
Proficient in using external means to obtain billing contact information and to update internal systems accordingly.
Experience interpreting and maintaining reports to prioritize collection efforts within the team.
Working closely with the Sales teams to resolve disputes related to general account collection queries.
Researching and resolving account discrepancies.
WHAT YOU MUST HAVE
1-2 years of collection experience in high volume environments.
Excellent organization, communication and customer service skills.
Strong time management skills and attention to detail.
Ability to quickly learn information systems; experience with Microsoft Great Plains, Aria Crescendo and Salesforce is an asset.
Experience in the technology sector is preferred.
Strong hands-on working knowledge of Excel.
Ability to work collaboratively across an organization to drive an end result.
Hands-on entrepreneurial style, as we have a strong desire for action and results; the ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative environment.
As we operate within a very entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment, the successful candidate is also expected to be self-motivated, hands-on, proactive and results-oriented.