Sachs Electric
  • 04-Dec-2017 to 02-Feb-2018 (CST)
  • Accounting
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Sachs Electric Company



DEPARTMENT: Accounting

POSITION:  Collections Specialist

REPORTS TO: Accounting Manager



Who we are... Sachs Electric is one of the "Top 15" national electrical, communications, alternative energy and instrumentation contractor and the 12th largest solar contractor in the nation. Founded in 1925 in St. Louis, Missouri, with a vision to provide quality service from knowledgeable and innovative employees, we continue to deliver the highest performance through our talented teams.

What we're about... At Sachs, we excel at completing large, complex projects for customers in a wide range of industries. We believe in bringing on the most talented individuals to develop and lead these projects across the country. New ideas, continuous improvement and technical innovation are a way of life at Sachs and shared throughout our industry segments. Similarly, we strive to provide members of our team exposure to the entire project management process and provide challenges to our staff through new experiences. We believe superior work results from superior staff. We seek to support our people through training, challenging work, advancement opportunities and an atmosphere of winning that only a growing firm can bring.


We are looking for a Collections Specialist to support the receivables function within our corporate Accounting Department.  This position reports to the Accounting Manager and will be responsible for the collection and processing of customer receivables.  We are looking for a team player with a willingness and desire to learn within an established accounting team. The right candidate will be self-motivated and will grow by taking initiative to learn other aspects of the corporate accounting function.



  • Collect customer receivables by contacting customer representatives as necessary
  • Research outstanding receivables and report status to Operations and/or Accounting leadership
  • Resolve billing and customer credit issues
  • Record cash receipts within accounting system, resolve related issues/discrepancies.
  • Collect/Draft all customer and vendor lien waiver forms and maintain the overall lien waiver process for the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Prefer prior experience in collections and processing lien waivers
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple responsibilities efficiently and independently.
  • Willingness and desire to learn and develop within an established accounting team



  • The typical office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Flexible start/end times available.)
  • Ability to work extra hours as determined by the workload and customer expectations
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds.
  • Ability to speak English to communicate with clients, employees, vendors, etc


Sachs Electric Company is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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