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D&V Collections Specialist

The Company:  Aflac Dental & Vision
The Location: 

FL, US Remote, US

The Division:  Dental & Vision
Job Id:  1994

Job Summary

 

The Collections Specialist is responsible executing Aflac Dental & Vision dunning processes for past due accounts. This role will strike a balance between maintaining trustful relationships and ensuring timely payments

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

 

• Manage and execute to Aflac’s automated dunning process by: monitoring accounts to identify outstanding debts, investigating historical data for each debt or bill, finding and contacting clients to ask about their overdue payments, taking actions to encourage timely debt payments

• Process payments and refunds.

• Resolve billing and customer credit issues.

• Update account status records and collection efforts.

• Report on collection activity and accounts receivable status.

• Reconcile accounts

• Performs other duties as required

 

Specialist - Education & Experience

 

Qualification Level Education Degree Specification

Minimum Required High School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Bachelor's Degree Accounting, finance or related field

 

Qualification Level Experience

Minimum Required 2 years of previous job specific work experience as a Collections Specialist or similar role.

Preferred Collections or accounting experience Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Job Knowledge & Skills

 

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Knowledge of billing procedures and collection techniques

• Strong negotiation skills

• Good problem solving, organizational and time management skills

• Ability to work independently and in a team

 

Organizational Competencies

 

· Acting with Integrity - Clearly states goals and beliefs; lets people know his/her true intentions; does what he she said they would do; follows through on commitments

· Communicating Effectively - Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener

· Pursuing Self-Development - Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his/her career; engages others in discussions about career development; seeks feedback on ways to increase his/her performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities

· Serving Customers - Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages customer expectations

· Supporting Change - Enthusiastically participates in new change initiatives and programs; focuses on reasons why changes will work and how they will be beneficial

· Supporting Organizational Goals - Actively supports organizational goals and values; demonstrates enthusiasm toward the company's goals and mission; aligns actions around organizational goals

· Working with Diverse Populations - Shows respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourages and promotes practices that support cultural diversity; discourages behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain backgrounds

 

Working Conditions

 

The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Normal office environment (virtual or in-person)

 

Travel

 

None Required