Collections Specialist

Customer Service El Paso, Texas


Description

Position at Sumitomo Wiring Systems (U.S.A.), Inc.

Sumitomo Wiring System (U.S.A.), Inc., a Sumitomo Electric Group company, is looking for a full-time and exempt Collections Specialist who will be working in El Paso, TX. This person will perform a wide range of accounting functions/activities and assist in the application of principles of accounting and, with experience, may manage complex issues.
   
Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintaining and organizing accounting documents for the collections department.
  • Daily preparation of cash deposits and filling out cash control ledger daily reconciling with bank statements.
  • Answering customer and management inquiries related to payment application and collection.
  • Updating the account’s ledgers and, in case of any discrepancies, investigating variances to correct the problems.
  • Manage collections for some accounts by preparing account statements and sending them to customers, as well as following up with them on any past due amounts by providing the necessary documentation.
  • Supporting the billing department when necessary.
  • Keep accounts receivable report in good standing (nothing over 30 days past due)
  • Conduct weekly accounts receivable meeting
  • Collections – calls to customers, send statements and follow-up
  • Other duties as assigned, as necessary.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.
  • 2- or 3-years Collections Accounting experience
  • Proficient bi-lingual Spanish/English communication skills required; working experience at international and automotive companies preferred.
  • High-level proficient computer skills required “intermediate” experience in excel (including word, excel and accounting software).
  • Ability to research.
  • The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
Compensation may vary depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s experience, qualifications, skills, and competencies. Base pay is one part of the total compensation as well as a strong benefits package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work. 
About Sumitomo Wiring Systems (U.S.A.), Inc.  
 
Sumitomo Wiring Systems was established as an electrical wire manufacturer in 1917.  Since then it has grown into a global business and a leading company in wiring harnesses for automobiles. At Sumitomo Wiring Systems (U.S.A.) Inc. (SWS-USA), we specifically sell and provide customer service for wire harness components and lead wire parts. “Connect With the Best” is the SWS Group’s basic principle and is intended to convey our commitment to carrying out business operations that connect to the future by strengthening our connection with customers, people, communities and the world from a market-oriented viewpoint.
 
To learn more about us, please visit https://www.sws.co.jp/  
 
About Sumitomo Electric Group 

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. is a recognized global technology leader with over 280,000 employees working at around 400 group companies in 40 countries. Building on more than 120 years of innovation, today Sumitomo Electric is engaged in diversified business activities that support people’s daily lives and industries in five business segments: automotive, infocommunications, electronics, environment & energy, and industrial materials. To learn more about Sumitomo Electric, please visit
https://sumitomoelectric.com.  You can watch videos from our past interns and corporate profile from our YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/SumitomoElectric/). Follow us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/sumitomo-electric). 
SWS-USA is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.