Collections Specialist

Airgas Inc Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 2 months ago

R10004481 Collections Specialist (Open)

Location:

Allentown, PA - Management

  • AMG-Corp

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

We are looking for you!

  • Compensation: $23.00-$25.00/Hour

  • Location: Allentown, PA

  • Hybrid Schedule: Will work (3) days in Office and (2) days remote. (8:00am

  • 5:00pm)
  • Reports to: Accounts Payable Supervisor

Excellent Benefits: Airgas offers a full benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, Tuition Assistance and much more! Benefits Start after 30 days of employment

Recruiter: Josie / josie.espino@airgas.com / 832-405-8032

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

Job Description Summary:

The Collection Specialist is responsible for assisting with safeguarding the assets of Airgas's North Division by maintaining a healthy accounts receivable position for all accounts assigned. The Collection Specialist reviews and researches account issues to assure that proper steps are taken each day to protect Airgas's interests in receivables assets and to further reduce the risk of bad debt write off.

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Required Qualifications

  • 1+ Years experience required

  • To be successful, the Collections Specialist should have an understanding of general accounting matters and SAP.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel as well as a demonstrated ability to utilize Google applications

  • SAP experience preferred.

  • Exhibits customer focused behavior such as building positive relationships and strives to understand customer's needs, both internal and external.

  • Ability to deal with difficult situations in a diplomatic and professional manner.

  • Excellent analytical and creative problem solving skills with the ability to make independent decisions based on investigation and judgment as well as ability to discern when to escalate issues.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and juggle between divisional, local and Corporate management and demands.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal effectively with others in both favorable and unfavorable situations regardless of status of position. Accepts cultural diversity and establishes effective working relationships.

About Airgas

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products. Through the passion and diversity of its 18,000 associates, Airgas fosters a culture of safety, customer success, sustainability and innovation. Airgas associates are empowered to share ideas, take initiative and make decisions.

Airgas is a subsidiary of Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health. Air Liquide is present in 78 countries with approximately 64,500 associates globally.

Join us for a stimulating experience: you'll find a world of learning and development opportunities where inventiveness is at the heart of what we do, in an open, collaborative and respectful environment.

Recruiter: Josie Espino / Josie.espino@airgas.com / (832)405-8032

Are you a MATCH?

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

Your differences enhance our performance

At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.


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Collections Specialist

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