Collections Representative

US-PA-Royersford
Requisition #
2017-16466
Category
Finance
Type
Full-Time
Work From Home (Virtual)
No

Overview

Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is the global leader in storage and information management services. Iron Mountain is committed to storing, managing and transforming what our customers value most, from paper records to data to priceless works of art and culture. Providing a full suite of solutions – records and information management, data management, digital solutions, data centers and secure destruction – Iron Mountain enables organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and protect their data and assets from a complex world. Visit the company website at www.ironmountain.com for more information.
 
Iron Mountain enables 94% of the Fortune 1000 to smartly and securely manage their physical and digital information assets. With unmatched innovation and collaboration, our teams create information management solutions for our customers’ data, no matter what format, location or lifecycle stage it’s in and no matter where it’s kept. We are more than 17,000 people strong and growing. We’ve been a trusted records management leader since 1951.
 
Iron Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.

Responsibilities

The incumbent is responsible for interacting with our High Risk customers to collect on overdue accounts. Partner closely with internal stakeholders to resolve any customer service issues trends through proactive interactions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Independently manage a portfolio of accounts on a month over month basis to minimize the overall delinquency rate of the portfolio.
  • Make outbound calls and handle inbound calls associated with the collection portfolio to achieve the target results set by management.
  • Ability to identify, understand and work with customers to reconcile and resolve disputes/issues that may occur from time to time.
  • Where necessary escalate significant collection issues to Supervisor or Portfolio Manager.
  • Properly document within Oracle issues that are hindering collection efforts.
  • Ensure proper notes are documented in Oracle pertaining to the calls and efforts made to collect and resolve issue.
  • Serve as an information source for the field—ability to answer questions and deal with sensitive accounts.
  • Manage accounts to be placed for external collections.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2 – 4 years of experience in accounts receivable or collections
  • Exceptional phone skills, strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Above average organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong time management with the capability of adapting to changing priorities
  • Ability to utilize internet and applicable search engines for research purposes.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. Above average typing/data entry skills.
  • Good understanding of the accounts receivable and accounts payable functions –required  
  • Understanding of billing practices, cash applications and the general collection process – is an asset

 

 

Compliance Obligations:

 

It is the responsibility of every Iron Mountain employee:

  • to comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and company policies
  • to exhibit ethical behavior in accordance with our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct 
  • to complete required training within the allotted time frame