Walton County Sheriff's Office - Finance Generalist

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Department Walton County Sheriff's Office
Job TitleFinance Generalist
Deadline Jun 22, 2021 11:59 PM Eastern
Location Defuniak Springs , FL

Job Announcement




Position Title:                  Finance Generalist

Announcement:               External Vacancy

Closing Date:                   Until filled

Salary:                              $35,797.00 annually



The Finance Generalist is a position that performs a variety of simple to moderately complex EMS Billing Account Revenue payment posting. This position will primarily be responsible for processing and posting account receivable payments and invoicing processes on patient accounts. 

Among other duties, this position will serve as the attendant to the Sheriff’s Office front desk, as well as assisting with other accounting, bookkeeping, and clerical duties. Simple to moderate reconciliations of various general ledger and vendor accounts will be required. This position requires a large volume of data entry and regular citizen interaction either in person or over the telephone. A working knowledge and application of customer service, bookkeeping, money handling techniques, practices and procedures will be required.

Failure to complete required paperwork correctly will cause a delay in the application process and applications to potentially be placed in an "on-hold" status. 


  • Applicants must have a high school degree or GED equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year of accounting, bookkeeping, or accounts receivable experience; or, any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required competencies to perform the job.
  • Internal applicants:
    • Background checks will be conducted. The background waiver MUST BE SIGNED AND NOTARIZED.


  • Basic accounting and bookkeeping methods, techniques, practices, and procedures;
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365 to complete work assignments;
  • Knowledge of general office procedures and customer service;
  • Ability to operate office equipment (fax, copier, mail, etc.);
  • Excellent communication, organization and problem-solving skills required;
  • Must be comfortable discussing money and financial matters with citizens/patients/payors in a professional manner;
  • Must be able to perform in a team environment;
  • The ability to speak clearly and calmly on the telephone and in person with angry or upset customers is required;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Excellent verbal communications skills;
  • Ability to work in a shared office space with a moderate noise leveled environment and multiple p

Please direct questions regarding this position to hr@waltonso.org

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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