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About Us:
Established in 1979 in Southern California, Motive Energy is driven by the desire to deliver premium quality products and a wide range of world-class maintenance services designed to support the material handling industry and has grown into the largest forklift battery and charger supplier on the West Coast.
Job Description
Purpose and Scope:
The Collections Clerk performs collection efforts.
  • Contacts customers for collection of or arrangement for payment.
  • May negotiate and establish a payment schedule, return of unpaid merchandise or other negotiated terms.
  • May issue invoice reminders.
  • Memorializes communications and contacts for accurate recall.
  • Regularly reports results to management.
  • Manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact.
  • Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business.
  • Updates and expands client contact information.
  • Performs skip tracing or utilizes other methods to locate and contact clients, companies or others.
  • May be involved in basic legal proceedings for collection, such as filing in Small Claims court.
  • Coordinates with collection agency, if necessary.
  • All other duties as required.
Required PPE:
Skills / Other:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including negotiation.
  • Excellent people skills:  personable, persuasive and sympathetic.
  • Excellent organization and follow-up.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Focused and persistent.
Education/ Training:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, preferred.
  • Computer proficiency and experience with accounting software, MAS 500, preferred.
  • Knowledge and application of GAAP.
Technical Requirements:
  • Email
  • Intranet Access
  • Laptop
  • Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Combo
  • Docking Station
  • Single Monitor
  • Cell Phone
  • Sage Access
  • 2 Years of experience in accounting, preferably involving collections.
  • Management experience preferred
Motive Energy, Inc., provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race (including traits historically or culturally associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress and religious grooming), color, age (40 and over), genetic information, disability (mental and physical), medical condition (as defined under state law), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued under section 12801.9 of the California Vehicle Code), ancestry, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression), sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, parental status, domestic partner status, citizenship status, pregnancy (including perceived pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or pregnancy-related conditions), military caregiver status, military status, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law Motive Energy, Inc.,  complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Motive Energy, Inc., expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected categories.
The duties and responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and that additional tasks may be assigned. The scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.

Compensation: $60,000/yearly salary DOE