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Accounting Specialist - Collections

Location: 

Wyomissing, PA, US

Company:  UGI Energy Services, LLC
Remote Options: 

UGI Energy Services supplies and markets natural gas, liquid fuels, and electricity to 40,000 customer locations across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern US.

We are a supplier, marketer, and midstream services provider – one backed by 135 years of natural gas experience, plus our own expanding energy infrastructure. Along with buying and selling energy commodities at the wholesale level, UGIES owns and operates key electric generation and midstream natural gas assets throughout Pennsylvania.

With headquarters and supply sources near the heart of the Marcellus Shale, UGIES is well positioned to meet the changing energy demands of commercial, industrial, institutional, and government customers for years to come.

 

We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • Paid Vacation time starts with 3 weeks off
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Sick time
  • Short term & Long term disability
  • Medical plan options from Aetna and Blue Cross
  • Vision coverage from Vision Benefits of America
  • Dental coverage from United Concordia
  • Extended Maternity Leave - 8 weeks pay at 100% with the option of 2 more weeks paid at 100% or 4 weeks paid at 50%
  • Paternity Leave - 2 weeks pay at 100% or 4 weeks pay at 50%
  • Company provided 401K match of 100% of the employee's 6% contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement of 80% of tuition costs capped at $6,300 per year
  • Pet Plan Insurance

Job Summary

Monitoring the payment status of customers’ accounts and collection of delinquent accounts receivable.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily prioritization and managing collection activities calling on past due customers and making written demand for payments in accordance with contractual terms
  • Work with customers to make appropriate payment arrangements with management approval
  • Prepare collections report detailing delinquent customers, identify trends of possible credit risks and effectively communicating information to internal and external customers; and provide other accounting reports and projects as needed.
  • Recommend accounts for 3rd Party Pursuit
  • Achieve individual, department and company objectives with regard to cash collection
  • Day Travel may be required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Solid organization, analytical, negotiation and excellent professional verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (primarily Excel and Word)
  • Knowledge of Credit & Commercial laws
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Knowledge of the Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Strong Commercial collections experience
  • Tactful dealing with internal sales reps as well as external customers
  • Must be highly motivated and self-starter
  • This position requires broad Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Team player with professional disposition,  and positive creative problem solving attitude

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Previous collections/Accounting experience preferred.
  • SAP working knowledge, highly preferred.

UGI Energy Services, is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.


Nearest Major Market: Reading PA

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