About Position

Perform clerical-accounting work in the reviewing, processing, and maintenance of basic accounting or fiscal records. The work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are varied and, although subject to instructions and established work routines. Workers are permitted some latitude to set their own priorities subject to their supervisor’s approval.

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

  • Compile data for preparation of operating budgets.
  • Analyze and audit accounting and fiscal data, records, and reports.
  • Prepare accounting and fiscal reports, statements, and summaries.
  • Reconcile and balance financial statements and accounting records.
  • Receive funds, prepare deposits, and reconcile bank statements.
  • Post transactions to proper accounts.
  • May schedule, assign, monitor, review, train, evaluate, and coordinate the work of assigned staff.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, procedures, methods, and theory.
  • Knowledge of laws, rules, and policies governing assigned functional accounting area.
  • Knowledge of computer operations using accounting and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and apply job related rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare accounting, financial, and statistical reports.
  • Ability to compile, analyze and/or audit accounting, budgetary, fiscal, payroll, and leave data.
  • Ability to use accounting software, word processing, spreadsheet, and related software applications.

Required Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Three years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping.
OR
  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Successful completion of a vocational/technical program in bookkeeping or financial record keeping.
  • Two years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping.
OR
  • An associate's degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in accounting.
  • Two years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping.
OR
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in any business field.
  • One year of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping.

Required Pre-Employment Testing

  • A passing score on pre-employment testing.
  • 30 net words per minute on a typing test; or 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Associate’s Degree, or higher, in Accounting or related field.
  • Experience related to governmental fund accounting.
  • Experience in researching and resolving exceptions and out-of-balance conditions.
  • Experience with JD Edwards.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 24 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph; reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our applicants and employees is critical to our success as a community partner. We seek to offer employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical/mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, and military/veteran status. We proudly recognize veterans' preference and are committed to a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace. Job information is updated daily at noon.