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Bilingual Collections Officer (French / English)

About Staffing’s recruitment specialists believe in a human-to-human approach in hiring. We read your resume, conduct person-to-person interviews, and make our matches to Accounting / Administration jobs based on what will benefit both the employee and the employer. As Masters at Matching Culture®, we can connect you with an extensive network of reputable employers. We evaluate each employer’s expectations, opportunities, and qualification and skill requirements, as well as their corporate culture. We use this information to do our best to place you in a position that aligns with your goals, motivations, personality and values.

Job ID: 41262

Job Type: Direct Hire

Category: Accounting / Administration

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Our international client is looking to hire a bilingual French and English Collections Officer to join their busy and fast-paced Calgary office.  The Collections Officer will be responsible for the tactful collections of outstanding accounts receivable from existing clients and all other aspects of collections, including resolving customer billing problems and reducing accounts receivable delinquency.

The ideal candidate will be creative and have the experience to think on their feet and problem solve in an ever-changing environment.  If you exhibit confidence and a professional yet friendly manner, then this is the role for you!

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The key job functions are:

  • Reviewing open accounts for soft collection efforts
  • Making outbound collection calls in a professional manner while keeping and improving customer relations
  • Resolving client billing concerns
  • Collecting customer payments in accordance with payment due dates
  • Identifying issues attributing to account delinquency and discussing them with management
  • Reviewing and monitoring assigned accounts and all applicable collection reports
  • Providing timely follow-up on payment arrangements
  • Providing correspondence to customers to encourage payment on delinquent reports

Education:

  • Accounting Diploma or Degree is an asset

Qualifications: 

  • Must be proficient in both French and English, written and verbal

Experience:

  • 2-5 years in collections is required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word, is required
  • Dental experience is an asset

Skills:

  • Impeccable attention to detail with an eye for accuracy
  • Strong communication, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Creative, self-disciplined, and capable of identifying and completing critical tasks independently and with a sense of urgency
  • Confident, patient, and thick-skinned with a strong personality
  • Ability to work independently and adapt to a fast-paced environment

Base Salary: $25 – 30 per hour

  • Full benefits package included (medical / dental)

Work Hours:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday
  • 7:00 am to 4:00 pm (one hour lunch)

Remote Work:

  • This position is not remote and required to be on-site.

Additional Notes:

  • This opportunity does not include relocation. It will be the responsibility of the candidate should relocation be required.
  • All applicants must be authorized to work in Canada to be considered for employment.

The About Staffing team would like to thank everyone who applies and will contact those potential candidates who are suitable for the position based on the employer’s needs.

Equity. Diversity. Inclusion. At About Staffing EDI has always been a business priority and is continually upheld in our business practices. We accept applications from everyone, and pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer.

We are inclusive, we listen and treat others with respect and sincerity, no matter the visible or invisible differences. We are committed to fostering an environment where everyone is heard and valued. You Be You—we insist.

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Since 1996, About Staffing has been connecting exceptional candidates with Canada’s greatest employers from all industries and sectors. We take pride in making meaningful workplace connections and invite you to join the About Staffing community of professionals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens after I apply?

Our Recruitment Team will be notified once you have submitted your resume. They will review your resume against our current job postings. If you meet the employer’s requirements, a recruiter may be in touch to begin the recruitment process.

If you don’t hear from us, do not be alarmed. A recruiter will keep your resume on file for future opportunities. If and when a position vacancy becomes available and you meet the requirements, a recruiter will reach out to begin the recruitment process.

Please note we are only contacting applicants who meet the employer’s needs of the positions we are actively working on. We are constantly posting administrative jobs so check back with us regularly.

Job Summary
Location
Calgary
AB
CA
Company
About Staffing
Date Posted