Accounts Receivable - Collector

Waste Management Windsor, CT

About the Job

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary
Researches account activity and resolves accounts through contact with customers demonstrating strong communication and interpersonal skills. This role will be expected to support policies, procedures and change initiatives as needed by management.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Initiates telephone and/or email contact with customers and cross functional teams, arranging for collection or account resolution
  • Resolves collection disputes across areas; makes inquiries, researches account information, and follows-up with both internal and external customers.
  • Maintains records of credit risk, accounts by logging activity in systems of record and reporting
  • Responds to email / telephone communications from customers and investigate inquiries
  • Investigates payment habits and schedules of clients across multiple segments and business units
  • Works independently to establish portfolio management strategies.
  • Works reconciliation of customer records by engaging customer and internal constituents to work the open issue(s) to resolution.
  • Review, interpret, and clearly describe the terms and conditions of contracts
  • Responsible for special projects

III. Supervisory Responsibilities
There are no supervisory responsibilities in this role.

IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED (accredited).
  • Experience: One (1) year of experience in collections, preferably in a business to business setting.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • None required.

V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds occasionally;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) rare;
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rare;
  • Normal setting for this job is: office setting.

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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