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Collector

  • United States - Missouri - Springfield

  • Finance

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 01/12/2024

  • ID # R-85301

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Collector

At Expedia Group we are committed to conducting our collections activities with the highest standards of ethical conduct and professionalism. This requires a dedication to transparency and honesty, as well as, operating with respect and empathy. If this aligns with your values and you have the following skills and experience, then we hope you will apply for the opportunity to do this impactful work.

This financial operations role exists to support the collection or recovery of monies due to Expedia Group from partners or suppliers. In this role you would work with local teammates and market managers across the organization to research and resolve payment related issues.

What you'll do:

  • In this role you will craft relationships with our partners to collect their debt, mainly by phone, but also via email or chat

  • Effectively builds relationships and collaborate with business partners internally and externally to improve processes and meet departmental expectations, deadlines, and targets

  • Direct interaction with external customers and partners but has limited scope, and is transactional in nature

  • You will discuss invoice disputes/queries with various departments from client’s side to determine ways to reach agreement and mutual satisfaction

  • Persuade the client to switch to company’s preferred payment methods

  • Receive routine information requests and ensure information is accurately retrieved, formatted, and distributed to the requestor

  • You must understand company polices related to confidential information and ensure all data privacy guidelines are followed when distributing financial and personal information

  • Use basic information management tools (e.g. online folder management system, paper/hard copy files) and system data queries, and follows prescribed processes to retrieve requested information

  • Utilize standard filing systems and processes to store information/files

  • Show an active interest in your own work and suggest improvements to current ways of working

  • Demonstrate motivation and drive to perform tasks until personal goals are met and desired results are achieved

  • Execute tasks in a timely manner without being asked; independently drive work to completion with minimal instruction

  • Accurately keep track of details and deliverables

  • Assess the relative importance of tasks and activities assigned

  • Begin to apply judgment, with support, to make trade-offs on time and resource allocations when faced with competing demands

  • Utilize resources to complete tasks; tracks own efficiency using reports and tools

  • Begin to distinguish between activities and tasks that add differing levels of value; begins to determine potential improvements to impact quality

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and a continuous improvement mindset; double-checks accuracy of own output to ensure high quality delivery

  • Identify areas where efficiency and process improvement are needed within own work area

  • Support process improvement by implementing ideas and approaches presented to them

  • Investigate and apply existing, defined solutions to known issue types, based on process and data

Who you are:

  • High School diploma degree in a related field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • Possess a minimum 1-2 years of relevant collections or sales/negotiating experience (hospitality/banking)

  • Proven experience in roles where negotiation skills were essential to success

  • Take initiative (e.g. proactiveness, problem solving, "go get what's next")

  • Utilize good time management skills (e.g. prioritization, attendance, timeliness)

  • Ability to focus on attention to detail (e.g. quality assurance, peer review)

  • Solid communication skills (e.g. verbal, non-verbal, written, listening)

  • Possess sound technical skills (e.g. ERP Systems, Excel)

  • Basic industry knowledge is preferred

  • Desire to provide good customer service (e.g. stakeholder management, conflict resolution)

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The total cash range for this position in Springfield is $34,000.00 to $47,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $54,500.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.

About Expedia Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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Expedia iscommittedto creating an inclusive workenvironmentwith a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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