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PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT - 42000468

Date: Dec 4, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 25480 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT - 42000468

Position Number: 42000468 

Salary:  $32,696.82 - $34,000.20 

Posting Closing Date: 12/14/2017 

PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION
BUREAU OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

CONTACT:

Pamela Swiger at (850) 617-7256

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting; or

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a business, finance, accounting, or economics major and 12 semester hours of upper level accounting coursework; or

A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting. 

If using a business-related major and 12 semester hours of upper level accounting coursework to qualify, A TRANSCRIPT MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION via PEOPLE FIRST OR US MAIL TO Ms. Ciara Jefferson, 407 South Calhoun Street, M5, Tallahassee, FL  32399-0800 (850/617-7231).  MUST BE POST MARKED BY CLOSING DATE.  UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS ARE ACCEPTABLE.

***Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile.  Work history, hours worked and formal education are required to be considered in qualifying for this position.  Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.  Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information***

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values and supports employment of individuals with disabilities.  Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Employee is expected to work overtime as required.

NOTES:

Successful applicant must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.

JOB DUTIES:

Position is responsible for auditing and preparing vouchers for payment of all department travel vouchers and travel advance vouchers in the Administrative Imaging Management System (AIMS) Travel System. This process involves checking for signatures, appropriate accounting codes, ensuring proper documentation required by the Chief Financial Officer is attached and vouchers are ready to be entered into the Florida Accounting Information Resource (FLAIR) System. This position ensures that travel expenses are paid in accordance with Section 112.061, F.S.

Position reviews and ensures that travel advances are logged on the Excel spreadsheet, that the revenue section receives the appropriate documentation to set up the account receivables, the advances are monitored to ensure advances are settled timely and accounts are reconciled monthly between outstanding account receivables and Excel spreadsheet. 

Position processes invoices for commercial accounts (EAN Services LLC, Travel Leaders and Travel Centre). Position has vendor invoice/warrant processing responsibility in accordance with Section 215.422, F.S.

Position prepares journal transactions and coding sheets to input into FLAIR and reviews accounting entries to make corrections resulting from input errors and funding changes.

Performs related work as required and requested.

SPECIAL NOTES:

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee