Accounts Receivable Specialist
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

Job Description

The Accounts Receivable Specialist must have a strong commitment to resolving customer past-due accounts while maintaining a high level of professionalism and customer service. They are committed to the long-term success of this dynamic and growing company, contributing to that success by resolving past-due accounts and current billing issues. The Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for all collections reporting as well as all facets related to customer chargebacks, including responding to, reporting upon and calling the customers who initiate chargebacks.


•         Duties include collection calls and/or correspondence in a fast-paced and goal-oriented collections department

•         Providing customer service regarding collection issues, process customer payments and account adjustments

•         Accountable for reducing delinquency for assigned accounts

•         Responding to Credit card chargebacks

•         Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the department.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

•         Weekly and monthly reporting to direct supervisor

•         Monthly delinquency notices, collections calls, collection emails, and payment process tracking

•         Processing payments and settlements

•         High volume phone calls and emails to assigned delinquent customers

•         Manage customer lists, updating daily, weekly, and monthly on success metrics

•         Reconcile customer disputes as they pertain to payment of outstanding past-due balances, making a decision appropriate for the company and the customer.

•         Participate in team planning meetings

•         Meet defined department goals and activity metrics

Previous Skills or Experience

•         1-3 years corporate collections experience.

•         Knowledge of billing and collections procedures

•         Experience with Excel preferred but not required

•         Commitment to excellent customer service

•         Strong written and verbal communication abilities

•         Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities

The Company

DataSphere is a leader in mobile marketing, focused on helping local businesses get the most from mobile advertising. The company has developed SmartLayer™, a finely-tuned mobile marketing automation platform that provides sophisticated targeting and campaign management for tens of thousands of individual client locations throughout the U.S. DataSphere makes mobile marketing accessible, affordable and easy for customers ranging from small, local businesses to big brands with multiple locations. The company also runs LocalSaver™, a marketplace featuring the largest range of local coupons and other savings opportunities. DataSphere is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Bellevue, WA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 3/12/2020

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…