Collections Associate in Atlanta, GA at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    1700 Westgate Parkway Southwest
    Atlanta, GA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

As a part of our continued growth, we are looking for dedicated and passionate Collections Associate to join our team at LKQ! As a Collections Associate you will be responsible for collecting and processing accounts receivable

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Make collection calls to customers providing needed information/copies/reports to customers to aid in collection efforts.
  2. As needed, update and consult with sales managers regarding status of accounts.
  3. Send collection letters according to company policy and submit accounts to corporate write off team for collection agency placement.
  4. Maintain collection notes in respective systems.
  5. Provide reconciliation of unapplied customer payments and communicate findings to the Cash Application Team.
  6. Work with customers to reconcile and resolve disputed transactions.
  7. Assume other duties as assigned by Manager.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (, an S&P and Fortune 500 (# 262) company, is a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. LKQ has operations in North America, Europe and Taiwan. LKQ offers its customers a broad range of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. Globally, LKQ has more than 1,700 operating locations and 52,000 employees. Come join our entrepreneurial, growth oriented culture, and be LKQ Proud!

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications (Minimum required experience, education, knowledge/skills/abilities, essential physical demands):

  • Education & Experience: College degree or relevant work experience required.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must have good written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to work well with others. Must have good customer relations skills.
  • Machines, Equipment and software: Computer, multi-user telephone system, copier, fax machine, scanner, Microsoft Office software with intermediate Excel and Word skill level.
  • Physical demands and working conditions: This position requires sitting, standing, bending and lifting. Must be physically able to lift boxes weighing approximately 30 lbs. Must have the ability to work under conditions of frequent interruptions and be attentive to detail.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts as well as an office environment. Should be able to tolerate high and low temperature levels and occasional inclement driving conditions. Must have high energy level, and the ability to work under pressure. This position requires individuals to occasionally be on their feet except when operating machinery, or performing supervisory responsibilities. Experience with forklift, order selector, pallet jack, and pull cart is preferred.