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ACCOUNTANT II - 43000580

Date:  Mar 14, 2023


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Requisition No: 797489 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: ACCOUNTANT II - 43000580

Position Number: 43000580 

Salary:  $31,200.00 - $55,504.44 

Posting Closing Date: 03/28/2023 






A High School diploma or its equivalent is required.


Preference will be given to applicants with an Associate’ Degree or higher from an accredited college or university.


Additional requirements:

  • At least one (1) year of experience processing checks.
  • Two (2) or more years of customer service experience.


The anticipated hiring salary will be based upon experience.      


Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle.

This position requires a security background check, including fingerprint as a condition of employment. 

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process.


Minimum Qualifications for this position include the following REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL

  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics.
  • Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems.
  • Skill in typing or in the use of keyboard-controlled data input devices.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to sort data alphabetically, numerically, and categorically. 
  • Ability to review data for accuracy and completeness.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to meet and maintain minimum production requirements for speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.



  • Responsible for timely and accurately opening and clocking in mail received in the Cashier’s Office. Mail is routinely received twice daily.  It is expected that morning mail will be processed that day and that employee will strive to open and prep afternoon mail the same day or will lock materials in the safe to complete the next business day. 
  • Will timely and accurately perform verifications of the check/money order amount received in the mail to the documents, coding, and bundling of applications by Divisions and other Requests for Service payments in preparation for processing in Cashier’s Office Deposit Automation system (CODA).
  • Responsible for assisting walk-in customers. 
  • Responsible for promptly, politely, and professionally answering phone inquiries and performing basic research of receipt related inquiries to determine how the revenue team should handle the question/concern at hand.  For example, check cleared status, coded to incorrect revenue code, check locations, etc. 
  • Responsible for timely and accurately logging and distributing copies of Disbursement related checks received.
  • Responsible for ensuring all validated documents are receipted/noted correctly and prepared for distribution to the appropriate business areas.
  • Responsible for timely and accurately scanning all documentation received for processed deposits daily prior to Division distribution.
  • Responsible for timely and accurately scanning returns/redistributions processed into designated network folders.
  • Responsible for timely and accurately maintaining network drive to ensure items properly labeled, legible and organized.
  • Responsible for printing, splitting materials by Treasurer code and submitting the monthly revenue reports to the Divisions by the 10th of each month.
  • Responsible for ensuring the supplies in the Cashier’s Office are stocked.  
  • Will assist assigned staff with yearly archiving to ensure that documents are timely and accurately prepared for Department of State archiving pick-up. 
  • Performs other related duties as required by supervisor.


If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement. 


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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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