Credit & Collections Clerk

$25 - $30 hourly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:In Office

Location:Chicago Heights, Illinois  [In Office]

Job ID:126318

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Job Description
LaSalle Network has partnered with a reputable and growing company located in the south suburbs of Chicago. They pride themselves on commitment to excellence, integrity and customer satisfaction. As they expand their operations, they are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Credit & Collections Clerk to join their finance team.

As a Credit & Collections Clerk, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the financial health of the company. You will be responsible for managing the credit and collections process, maintaining accurate financial records and providing exceptional customer service to both internal and external stakeholders.

Credit & Collections Clerk Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate and process credit applications for new and existing customers
  • Monitor credit limits and terms, ensuring they align with company policies
  • Analyze credit reports and financial statements to assess creditworthiness
  • Proactively contact customers with outstanding balances to secure payment
  • Negotiate and establish payment arrangements, when necessary
  • Investigate and resolve billing discrepancies or disputes
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of all credit and collections activities
  • Generate reports and provide regular updates to the finance team
  • Provide excellent customer service in all interactions with clients and internal departments
  • Respond promptly to inquiries and resolve customer concerns in a professional manner
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement best practices in credit and collections

Credit & Collections Clerk Requirements:
  • Previous experience in credit and collections or related finance roles
  • Strong understanding of financial statements and credit evaluation
  • Proficiency in using accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, SAP)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy in data entry
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team

If you feel qualified, please apply today!

Thank you,

Ann Marie O'Sullivan
Project Manager, Accounting and Finance
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.