Position Description

Accounts Receivable Specialist
Job Code 4544
Requisition Information
Financial Management

Opening Date:

Tentative Close Date:

County Region:
Central County (S. Fruitville - N. Clark)

1001 Sarasota Center Boulevard Sarasota, FL

# of openings:

Starting pay range:
$41,204.80 - $56,368.00

Who May Apply?:
Open to All

Position Type:
Full time

Scheduled Hours 40
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Accounts Receivable Specialist (Official Job Title: Fiscal Consultant I) (2 Positions)This is professional work assisting the Operational Management staff with the daily operations of the Accounts Receivable Business Unit.  Assigned to the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and performs in-depth reviews of assigned accounts receivable activities and serve as the subject matter expert for financial items relating to EMS. 


Provides in-depth  financial research and special projects on behalf of the following internal customers:

  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Public Utilities
  • Public Works

Performs complex technical accounting, financial statistical research ensuring compliance with Board Resolutions, Statutes, and Federal program requirements.

Prepares monthly financial and statistical reports and reconciles financial systems and reports.

Possess the ability to identify, interpret and implement changes as a result of new processes, legislative or regulatory requirements.   

Assist/perform in other activities and interacts with internal and external auditors as required.


Minimum QualificationsA Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics or other related field and a minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience.  A Master's Degree in related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.  Related professional experience or certifications may substitute for the required education.

Job Competencies

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Ability to interpret a variety of complex instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Ability to define problems, collect data and draw valid conclusions




Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.

Drug Free Work Environment             EOE/AA/ADA

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