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Corporate Collections Associate in Atlanta, GA at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/14/2019

Job Description



As a part of our growth LKQ is looking for a friendly, helpful, and organized Corporate Collections Associate with knowledge of collections, working with customers to reconcile & resolve disputed transactions, has experience working in collections, and basic computer skills. As a Corporate Collections Associate, you will be responsible for making collection calls to customers providing needed information such as account information, and/or offer reports to customers to aid in collection efforts. Our Corporate Collections Associate will consult with sales managers regarding status of accounts, send collection letters according to company policy and submit accounts to our Corporate write off team for collection agency placement, maintain collection notes in respective systems, and provide reconciliation of unapplied customer payments and communicate findings to the Cash Application Team. This position is ideal for someone that enjoys working with customers, is comfortable with assisting in reconciling and resolving disputed transactions. Also, you must be enjoy working in an office environment, where frequent interruptions may occur, and work well under pressure. If you enjoy working hard, multitasking, assisting others, looking for growth, and working with enthusiastic individuals, you'll enjoy a career with us!



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.




Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!

We offer:

* Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
* Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)?
* Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
* Tuition Reimbursement
* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career

Job Requirements



Job Requirements:


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: College degree or relevant work experience required. Preferred- Minimum 2 years of experience in business.


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. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud. Should not have any lifting restrictions and must not be afraid of heights. Should be able to tolerate high and low temperature levels and occasional inclement driving conditions.