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Robert Half International Collections Specialist in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa


For this Collections Specialist job, we're looking for candidates who are natural leaders driven by a strong sense of accomplishment, and focused, detail-oriented thinkers with backgrounds in accounting, finance or business administration. Based in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa region, this long-term temporary role is a great opportunity for a Collections Specialist. Contact Accountemps today if you want to nourish your career as an experienced Collections Specialist at a growing company in the Transport industry.


  • Comply with all Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act rules and regulations

  • Direct all billing and reporting activities in accordance to deadlines

  • Maintain quality customer service and a positive company image by resolving customer account inquiries

  • Document all customer payments to the right reports

  • Ensure the processing of payments

  • Locate delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, phone contact, written correspondence, and make arrangements for payment

  • Process bankruptcy filings correctly when received

  • Attend to inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence

  • Oversee and update customer files to ensure data accuracy


  • Prior experience working with collections/accounting software

  • Effectively analyze customer accounts make decisions based on said analyses

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Customer service experience required

  • 2+ years of prior high volume collections experience

  • AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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Salary: $17.10 - $19.80 / Hourly


Date Posted: January 25, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01520-0011650971

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance