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Specialist - Billing & Collections Job in Cleveland, Ohio US

Specialist - Billing & Collections

AIRGAS USA, LLC - Cleveland, OH

Posted: 5/9/2024 - Expires: 8/7/2024

Job ID: 273300377


Job Description

R10036878 Specialist - Billing & Collections (Open)

Independence, OH - Rockside Woods Blvd - Management - North BSC

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

* Position located in Independence, Ohio!
* Monday through Friday work schedule
* Workplace flexibility (hybrid: in-office/remote) and great team environment
* Opportunity for career growth!
The Billing & Collections Specialist is responsible for the accurate and timely daily billing of customer accounts, as well as safeguarding the assets of Airgas's North Division by maintaining a healthy accounts receivable position for all accounts assigned. The Billing & Collections Specialist proactively avoids problems and issues that delay billing and payment from customers by the accurate and timely entry of invoices and resolution of PO inconsistencies as quickly as possible following identification.

In particular, you will:

Responsible for performing accurate and timely web-based billing together with managing an account portfolio and assisting in account reconciliation for the collection of all monies due from customers assigned. Prioritizes portfolio so that collection efforts result in maximum benefits watching for key indicators that a customer account is in jeopardy of becoming delinquent. Proactive problem avoidance done at the billing stage is a key aspect of managing the assigned portfolio.

Resolution of rejected items received via email or other method regarding any electronic transfer customer.

Resolves customer account issues at the invoice delivery stage as well as after an invoice is past due. Resolution of the root cause of problems that create payment delay is an important aspect of the role. May make recommendations to Sales and/or the customer to negotiate payment settlements.

Initiates the review, research and resolution of receivables. Evaluates customer's A/R to determine problem accounts, doubtful accounts and write-offs.

Responsible for setting-up new Special Handling accounts and following-up with customers regarding any special requests.

Prepares reports and presents for review with internal customers including Sales and Finance.

Creates and maintains Excel spreadsheets that will be used to provide customers with required billing data

Monitors Accounts Receivable DSO and aging reports. Utilizes reports to analyze the paying habits of customers who are delinquent in payment of their account ensuring that each customer's payment terms are met reasonably.

Examines credit limits and manages them effectively for accounts in their portfolio.

Reviews open credits with customers to be applied or refunded before it is aged to 120 days.

________________________Are you a MATCH?

High School Diploma/GED required.

Associates/Bachelor's degree preferred.

Prior customer service related experience preferred.

Prior billing and/or accounts payable experience in a high-volume, fast-pasted customer service-oriented environment preferred.

Prior SAP experience is a plus.

Proficient in Google suite applications. Strong Excel skills are required.

Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to adjust communication method based on customer situation.


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.


Equal Employment Opportunity Information

We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Please click here to view the EEO Know Your Rights poster and here to view the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination poster. Airgas, an Air Liquide Company invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company's written Affirmative Action Plan or Policy Statement. This plan or policy statement is available for inspection upon request.

Airgas, an Air Liquide Company and its group of companies does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of such individuals so as to ensure equal access to benefits and privileges of employment. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us by email at .


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 5

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