$18.57 to $21.51 hourly
Local utilities company in Hampton Roads seeks a Purchasing Agent to order all services and goods for facilities and field employees. As the Purchasing Agent you will be handling all the administrative tasks as well as negotiation needed to put contracts in place for services and goods. As a government entity you be initiating the bid process and awarding the bids for the contracts so goods and services can be acquired. This Purchasing Agent is required to have at least three years of purchasing experience preferably within the state; purchasers with federal experience or corporate will be considered but it will be their responsibility to learn state procedures for purchasing goods and services. This Purchasing Agent must also have excellent organizational, negotiation, and communication skills as well as Excel. Eva experience is a huge plus. Your responsibilities in this role - Handle inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence - Administer all billing and reporting activities in response to deadlines - Abide by all rules and regulations established by the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act - Guarantee payments are processed - Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. written correspondence, phone contact, skip-tracing, and making arrangements for payment - Log all customer payments to the correct reports - Oversee and update customer files to ensure data accuracy - Act as a company representative in upholding quality customer service and a positive company image by resolving customer account inquiries - Ensure bankruptcy filings are processed in the correct manner when received To start the process for this position please contact Ben Ferry at (757)624-1100 or [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]
- Earlier experience working with various types of accounting software desired - AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred - 2+ years of prior high volume collections experience - Command of Microsoft Excel - Accounts Payable (AP) experience - Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing - Effectively analyze customer accounts make decisions based on said analyses
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