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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 11/2/2016

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree


Position Title
Collections Specialist III

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Business Unit Name
Oncology CSS (OCSS)


Atlanta - Buckhead Area

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Job Description
Prepares outstanding accounts receivable aging reports and gathers credit and/or collection information. Maintains data bases by entering, updating, and retrieving data, as well as, formatting and generating reports. Assists in the resolution of outstanding invoice problems with collections of past due accounts. Responds to inquiries from customers or external collection resources. Contacts customers frequently to effect collection. Documents all collections in SAP. Recommends, gains approval, and initiates customer correspondence around payment demands, service interruptions and other written documentation associated with customer terms. Utilizes external data bases to support collection actions. Prepares and presents specific days aged and dollar aged reports for field management within Service and Capital. Participates in monthly account review calls with field management, billing, and contract administration. Support assigned organizational goals.

EEO Policy
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Job Requirements
Minimum Required Skills and Knowledge:
Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint. Proficient with Excel, including Vlookup and PIVOT tables. Experience with SAP or equivalent ERP product and productivity software desired.

Typical Education and Experience:
Associates Degree or equivalent. 3 - 5 years of related experience. Collection experience. Demonstrated ability in the utilization of basic commercial collection principals. Collect amounts due, maintain a systematic process for customer follow-up and action items. Demonstrate the ability to engage in collaborative customer account discussions and preserve goodwill. Strong oral and written communication skills.

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