Senior Accounts Recievable Specialist

Finance & Accounting
in Tampa
, FL
Reference: 19-02034

Job Description:

  • Oversee the accounts receivable operation for the department
  • Supervise the accounts receivable team and implement appropriate internal controls
  • Initiate technological initiatives related to the accounts receivable processes
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure the efficiency and integrity of the sponsor/student billing processes at the College

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of the accounts receivable team, provide training and professional development to staff
  • Create and maintain procedures for the Accounts Receivables function of the Financial Services department and seek to continuously improve the processes, procedures, communications, customer service and overall effectiveness
  • Work closely with college partners on the Dual Enrollment Program sponsorship, prepare and reconcile billing, and manage GL activity
  • Complete general ledger account review, reconciliation and auditing of AR/Bursar processes
  • Prepare and manage all state and federal reporting for the financial services department (Unclaimed Property, Financial Aid Fee Report, Waivers & Exemptions, etc.)
  • Resolve escalated issues in support of the financial services team
  • Communicate with external auditors and other outside parties and agencies to ensure compliance with state, federal and other rules and regulations
  • Collaborate with Enrollment Management colleagues, to improve, enhance and streamline the student experience between the Office of the Bursar, Registrar and Financial Aid


  • Strong analytical/multitasking skills
  • Higher education/non-profit finance experience
  • Direct Collections/Accounts Receivable management experience
  • Significant experience with account reconciliation