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Collections Analyst at XPO Logistics Freight, Inc. in NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we believe that positive financial results are what fuel our growth and keep us at the top of our industry. As the Collections Analyst, you will create strong relationships with account teams and customers to facilitate collections and improve processes. You’ll also solve problems and develop resolutions to drive collections on past-due accounts. If you’re excited by the challenge of connecting with clients, building relationships and seizing opportunities, take your career to the next level with our rapidly growing, dynamic global company.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Establish relationships with key customer accounts payable personnel to facilitate cash collection and credit processes

  • Develop appropriate contacts with the Account Management team to help drive collections and identify dispute information related to past-due accounts

  • Periodically contact customers for cash collections and credit discussions

  • Collaborate with Account Managers on past-due accounts to help drive resolutions

  • Review customer portals to track factoring to ensure that all targets are met at the end of the quarter  

  • Contact customers for factoring questions at quarter-end

  • Learn new credit reporting systems and leverage capabilities for the company; learn credit processes and systems to report metrics

  • Coordinate weekly calls for past-due accounts and develop internal reporting to compare to metrics

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Associate degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field

  • 1 or more years of experience in a financial role or a similar role with significant collections experience

  • Knowledge of ERP systems (Oracle), HFM, financial planning software, Microsoft BI and related technologies

  • Experience with large databases with the ability to utilize data from various BI systems

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access)

  • Demonstrated ability to interact at multiple levels of a company and influence the actions of similarly-skilled people in outside organizations

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma management concepts and/or certifications

  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends

  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with tight deadlines

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.