Eide Bailly

A/R & Collections Specialist

Eide Bailly
Fargo, North Dakota
Join our team!
Jul 29, 2020
Job Type
Full Time
Job you will do

Typical Day in the Life

A typical day as an A/R & Collections Specialist in Fargo might include the following:
  • Analyzing past due accounts and initiates collection efforts.
  • Making calls to delinquent accounts to obtain payment arrangements.
  • Answering and responding to calls received from Clients on the Bill Pay Hotline.
  • Making calls to delinquent accounts to obtain payment arrangements.
  • Updating client files on collection efforts and results.
  • Monitoring and responding to client inquiries received by email or by phone.
  • Balancing and reconciling client accounts when necessary.
  • Analyzing, investigating, and correcting accounting entries as needed related to A/R adjustments.
  • Entering and applying payments received through a third-party vendor.
  • Daily printing and mailing of centrally printed invoices processed by all operating offices.
  • Processing, reviewing and mailing monthly client statements including sending e-statements.
  • Maintaining records of delinquent and collection agency accounts.
  • Determining when delinquent accounts should be sent to collection agency, selects agency, and works with agency on released accounts.
  • Analyzing office data for compliance with collection policy and provides guidance on becoming compliant.
  • Developing training guides on collection procedures and trains office staff.
  • Maintaining client data in practice management data base relative to address and assists with other client data clean-up projects.
  • Performing various accounting functions as assigned.
  • Continually identifying and implementing process improvements.


Who You Are
  • High School diploma required; Associate's degree preferred.
  •  3+ years of experience in Finance related area preferred.
  • Experience with accounting software.
  • Experience and/or training related to collections of delinquent accounts.
  • Maturity to communicate with external clients regarding past due account issues.
  • Proficient with computers, Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and using various software packages.
  • Strong organizational skills for working with multiple account types.
  • Possess a high level of commitment to detail and data integrity.
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and clients.

Must be authorized to work in the United States permanently without the requirement of sponsorship at any point in the future.


What to Expect Next

We'll be in touch! If you look like the right fit for our position, one of our recruiters will be reaching out to schedule a phone interview with you to learn more about your career interests and goals. In the meantime, we encourage you to check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn or our About Us page.



About the team

Who We Are

Eide Bailly is one of the top 25 CPA and business advisory firms in the nation. We have over 40 offices in 14 states across the Midwest and western United States and offer our staff and Partners the opportunity to serve a variety of industries. Founded in 1917, our culture is the foundation of who we are, and we pride ourselves on supporting our employees to help them achieve their goals and pursue their interests both in the office and at home. At Eide Bailly we are passionate about the clients we serve, the work we do, and most importantly, having fun while we do it!


Why You'll Love Working Here

At Eide Bailly we believe respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress. Our culture focuses on collaboration to achieve career growth. Innovation is highly encouraged, which is where programs like our EB Xchange originate. This program allows interested tax and audit employees to complete a rotation into a specialty area. We promote happy employees by making work/life balance a priority along with being actively involved in our communities. Our dedication to service can be seen through the Firm's decision to match charitable donations made by employees, as well as providing opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. Most importantly, we like to have fun! We offer a professional and fun work environment with frequent lunch and learns, socials, contests, outings and other events.

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