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Collections Specialist
Kimley-Horn Reston, VA
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Collections Specialist

Reston, VA
  • Full-Time
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Kimley-Horn is looking for a Collections Specialist to join our Reston, Virginia office! This is not a remote position. 


Collections Management

  • Proactively manage the collections process to ensure timely payment of outstanding invoices.
  • Communicate with clients regarding outstanding balances, payment terms, and any issues that may arise.
  • Coordinate with Project Accounting team and Project Managers regarding client follow up.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve collections efficiency and reduce outstanding balances.
  • Monitor and track client payment histories and identify potential collections risks.
  • Assist Project Managers in screening new clients for potential collections risks.
  • Coordinate with Business Manager and attorneys regarding elevated Accounts Receivable issues.

Financial Reporting

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of client payments and outstanding balances.
  • Prepare regular reports on collections activity and provide analysis to management.
  • Assist with month-end and year-end closing processes as needed.

Client Relationship Management

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with clients, serving as a primary point of contact for collections-related issues.
  • Address client concerns and negotiate payment arrangements when necessary.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to resolve any client issues that may impact collections.
  • Respond to client inquiries and work with Project Accountants to resolve any billing discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (Two-year accounting degree and/or applicable experience preferred)
  • 2+ years of experience in collections or accounts receivable.
  • Strong knowledge of collections practices or accounts receivable.
  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint Accouting Software or similar is a plus.
Why Kimley-Horn?:

At Kimley-Horn, we do things differently. People, clients and employees, are at the forefront of who we are. Clients know we prioritize achieving their goals and growing their success. Employees know our culture and approach to business are built on a desire to provide an environment for everyone to flourish. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it— that’s why we welcome and develop passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. We take pride in how our employee retention, robust benefits package, and company values have led to Kimley-Horn’s placement on the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work” list for 17 years!

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Kimley-Horn job posting for a Collections Specialist in Reston, VA with a salary of $20 to $26 Hourly with a map of Reston location.