Solarwinds Inc. Supervisor, Collections in Austin, Texas

Opportunity Details:


SolarWinds is the world’s leading SaaS based software developer for IT Service Management Platforms. Our continued success in the market has us seeking a skilled and talentedSupervisor, Collections.At SolarWinds, we have a passion for helping IT professionals to get control over an increasingly fragmented technology landscape—to deliver business advantage for their customers and organizations. Our integrated IT Service Management platform is cloud-based, full-featured and easy-to-implement via a simple unified dashboard.

As a Supervisor for our Collections team, you will lead your team to achieve high performance and enhance the customer experience while maintaining a ‘get-it-done’ attitude. You will be responsible for the successful reduction of DSO and full A/R ownership of the assigned ledger and achievement of both individual and group performance metrics.


Supervisor, Collections Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mentor, develop, and be the voice of the members of the collections team.

  • Track the execution of credit/collections operations, and report regularly to senior leadership

  • Work with leadership to effectively make decisions on people selection, appraisal, rewards, and development for a geographically-dispersed, multi-location workforce.

  • Coach the team on an on-going basis relating to specific functional tasks.

  • Collect on open balances on the assigned ledger, following the SolarWinds Collection process with a focus of reducing DSO and maintaining Exceptional Customer Service.

  • Work with customer, sales and other internal departments to uncover and resolve disputes, collect past due amounts and ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Accurately and timely apply payments, credits and adjustments on assigned portfolios.

  • Recommend accounts for Legal/Agency actions, prepare and validate information and attain proper approvals.

  • Use and maintain NetSuite to manage data, disputes, email/phone correspondence, notes, etc. for assigned portfolio as well as all interaction with other customers.

  • Create reports necessary to reconcile accounts and to report to management the status of accounts including producing and analyzing aging reports and assigned ledger, as well as team metrics.

  • Process miscellaneous paperwork and update systems as required by policy and procedures.

  • Work directly with customers on issues that your team has escalated to you.

  • Participate in meetings as required, including a monthly Collections review with the Manager and business segment AR reviews.

  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills, effectively coach / counsel employees and work cross functionally across the organization.

  • Facilitate and lead training at regular intervals for the Collections team.

  • Support additional projects and tasks related to Global Revenue Operations as they arise.


Supervisor, Collections Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field required.

  • 1-2 years managing the work of others and building and developing a team.

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of billings, collections and credit processing.

  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills required

  • At least 3-5 year’s commercial credit / collection experience in a high transaction environment is preferred.

  • Experience with a large customer base and high transaction volume

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, open environment and with cross-functional teams.

  • Experience using ERP/accounting systems required: NetSuite, SFDC preferred.

  • Prior SaaS experience preferred.

Supervisor, Collections Competencies:

  • Customer Focus

  • Taking Ownership and Responsibility

  • Leading and Developing Others

  • Managing Performance and Promoting Teamwork

  • Planning and Decision Making

  • Business & Commercial Focus

At SolarWinds, we know it’s our people that make us great. Our company is founded on the principles of building a great place to work, delivering an exceptional customer experience and continuing our sustainable high growth business.

We are seeking smart, creative professionals to join in our success.



SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2017-9359

# Positions 1

Location US-TX-Austin

Category Finance

Position Type Permanent