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Commercial Collection Specialist

Job Details

Sherman Oaks - SHERMAN OAKS, CA
$16.78 - $25.00 Base+Commission/month



Responsible for notifying or locating customers with delinquent accounts and attempt to collect and secure payment from debtors on behalf of our clients.

Essential Duties

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned at any time at company's discretion.

  • Make a minimum number of outbound telephone calls as assigned by company policy each day to debtors
  • Familiarize self with expectations and requirements of CW clients.
  • Work new business assigned within 24-hours of assignment.
  • Keep current on all accounts
  • Handle assigned accounts in accordance with those policies and procedures.
  • Accept payment via telephone using credit cards, check or other forms of payment to include promises to pays and post dates.
  • Record payment information
  • Accurately enter status of debtor account using the appropriate action code on CUBS computer system with accurate notes being entered into CWs computer system.
  • Review and act appropriately on skip tracing information obtained from various sources.
  • Advise management of highly disputed and/or volatile debtors.
  • Required to work on different telephony platforms at different intervals throughout the day as instructed by management.
  • Meet and exceed company expectations on call quality and recording expectations.
  • Comply with company call and other disclosure requirements such as call recording disclosures in accordance with company policy and as instructed by management
  • Updates the department manager or supervisor on client requests, problems or issues that may arise.
  • Exceed 75% or greater of fee goal each month
  • Clock in and track work hours using time keeping system.
  • Work closely with department and team members to learn and share best practices.
  • Attend and participate in frequent meetings with management related to items such as KPIs, Scorecards, Call Recording, team meetings and unit meetings.
  • Learn and utilize company resources and tools to collect funds in a legal and professional manner such as email, texting and use of the company's document imaging system.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor, manager or department VP.

Environment/Physical Activity

The environment for this position is an office environment, clean and comfortable. The incumbent is in a non-confined office area in which he or she is free to move about at will.

In the course of performing this job, the incumbent typically spends time as follows:

  • Walking - Occasional. Walking is minimal in the performance of duties. Worker may walk 3 - 5 feet around work area completing different functions pertaining to the filing and delivery of applicable forms.
  • Sitting Constant. Worker will spend the majority of the workday sitting at his/her work station working with the company's computer and software systems.
  • Lifting Minimal. Worker will lift less than 5 lbs. throughout the day.
  • Reaching Minimal. Worker may reach to secure forms and documents throughout the day.
  • Fingering - Constant typing and activity using fine motor skills
  • Vision - Constant. Worker is constantly required to use accurate visual acuity in the performance of duties.

Mental Demands

The incumbent in this position must be able to accommodate to the following demands:

  • Comply with set work schedules and/or procedures
  • Long periods of repetitive work activity.
  • Tight deadlines and schedules.
  • Long periods of highly detailed and precise work activity.
  • Difficult debtors.
  • Listening skills to determine best course of action for file.
  • Basic math to figure goals, bonuses and potential client settlements

Equipment Operation

The incumbent in this position typically operates the following equipment:

  • Company computer and software system (such as CUBS, Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Telephone
  • Dialing Systems



Education and Experience

These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this job. Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.

To effectively perform in this position, the incumbent is required to:

  • Use companycomputer and software systems (such as CUBS, Word and Excel).
  • Deal effectively with debtors and clients.
  • Calculate basic figures and amounts.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with others.
  • Meet performance standards
  • Perform this job safely, without endangering the health or safety of him/her or others.
  • Possess high school diploma or equivalent.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, supplemental insurance
  • Vacation, sick time, and floating holidays
  • State-of-the-Art training
  • Casual work dress code
  • Opportunities for growth

                                                        ABOUT CAINE & WEINER

Caine & Weiner is a leading full-service Accounts Receivable Management enterprise with a network of national collection centers strategically located throughout the country. Since 1930, we have delivered outstanding performance and unmatched service to our world-wide clients. Our full suite of solution-based services provides our clients with individual customization and optimized recovery results.

City of Los Angeles:  Caine & Weiner is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.