Collection Specialist (Federal Government).

Amerit Consulting
June 16, 2022
San Antonio, TX
Job Type



Our client, a US Fortune 250 company and a global Medical technology corporation serving customers in Clinical Labs, Health care research & Pharmaceutical industry, seeks an accomplished Sr. Collection Specialist (Federal Government).

*** Candidate must be authorized to work in USA without requiring sponsorship ***


*** Location: St Antonio, TX 78249

*** Duration: 6+ months (with possibility of getting hired)

Work hours: Work hours (8.00AM – 5.00PM CST)

Virtual/onsite: Hybrid – currently the team is coming into the office approximately 1 week every month. The rest of the time would be working remotely.

Job Summary:

In this role, the Sr. Collection Specialist is responsible for ensuring the prompt payment of the accounts receivables in order to maximize revenue management for the client. Responsible for building and maintaining customer relationships, monitoring assigned AR Portfolio, ensuring timely payments, resolving Customer concerns and assisting with resolution of escalated collection issues.


• Client looking for applicants with who have worked in collections but specifically with the US Federal Government.

• This would include entities such as NIH, FDA, and CDC.

• Ideally these applicants have experience working with Government AP portals such as WAWF, and ECAT

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

• Proactively monitor and reconcile customer accounts (Federal Government)

• Identify, and facilitate the resolution of, disputed receivables.

• Provide exceptional customer support, responding to account queries in a timely and professional manner

• Maintain a detailed understanding of customer contracts and how they impact the collections process

• Maintain accurate and up to date customer account documentation

• Proactively escalate to internal support partners and Sr Management as appropriate

• Identify, and communicate process improvement opportunities to Manager as appropriate

Required Qualifications:

• 2+ years in commercial collections specifically related to the US Federal Government

• Experience utilizing customer AP portals (WAWF, ECAT, Tungsten)

• Strong analytical/problem solving skills

• Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

• Superior customer service skills

• Strong attention to detail and goal oriented

• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities

• Knowledge of collection techniques (i.e. skip tracing)

• Strong Microsoft Excel skills

• High School Degree or equivalent

• Must have the ability to work independently and in a team environment, multitask, set own priorities, able to adapt to a changing environment, and lead without the authority.


• Direct experience with SAP

• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

• Experience working in a shared service center

• Bachelor's Degree in Finance / Accounting / Economics


I'd love to talk to you if you think this position is right up your alley, and assure a prompt communication, whichever direction. If you're looking for rewarding employment and a company that puts its employees first, we'd like to work with you.

Sam Banga

Lead Recruiter

Company Overview:

Amerit Consulting is an extremely fast-growing staffing and consulting firm. Amerit Consulting was founded in 2002 to provide consulting, temporary staffing, direct hire, and payrolling services to Fortune 500 companies nationally; as well as small to mid-sized organizations on a local & regional level. Currently, Amerit has over 2,000 employees in 47 states. We develop and implement solutions that help our clients operate more efficiently, deliver greater customer satisfaction, and see a positive impact on their bottom line. We create value by bringing together the right people to achieve results. Our clients and employees say they choose to work with Amerit because of how we work with them - with service that exceeds their expectations and a personal commitment to their success. Our deep expertise in human capital management has fueled our expansion into direct hire placements, temporary staffing, contract placements, and additional staffing and consulting services that propel our clients’ businesses forward.

Amerit Consulting provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Applicants, with criminal histories, are considered in a manner that is consistent with local, state and federal laws.

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