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Date:  Mar 8, 2023


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Requisition No: 794267 

Agency: Florida Gaming Control Commission

Working Title: ACCOUNTANT III - 41500044

Position Number: 41500044 

Salary:  $35,000.00 - $40,000.00 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 08/06/2023 

Florida Gaming Control Commission


Accountant III

Hiring Salary: $35,000.00 - $40,000.00 Annually


Tallahassee, Florida





The newly created Florida Gaming Control Commission (FGCC) is a five-member commission appointed by the Governor. The FGCC is charged with investigating and enforcing Florida pari-mutuel and gaming statutes and rules.


The FGCC is searching for an Accountant III to perform a wide variety of accounting functions in the Accounting Section. This position is responsible for assisting with the processing disbursements through Florida Accounting Information Resource System (FLAIR) or MyFloridaMarketplace (MFMP).



Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Two (2) years of FLAIR disbursement entry experience.
  • One (1) year of MFMP disbursement experience.



Two years of professional or nonprofessional accounting or bookkeeping experience or College education from an accredited institution can substitute for each year of required work experience, which includes two courses in accounting, business, or finance or a combination of the above work experience and college education.


Position Overview and Responsibilities:

This is a dynamic position that will be responsible for assisting with various FGCC’s fiscal functions. This position reports to the Chief of Financial Services and the duties also include, but are not limited to, the following:




  • Assists with processing both encumbered and unencumbered disbursements in the Florida Accounting Information Resource System (FLAIR) and/or MyFloridaMarketPlace (MFMP) in accordance with Florida Statute 215.422, Reference Guide for State Expenditures, Attorney General Opinions, Florida Administrative Code, Chief Financial Officer Memoranda, and processing procedures of the Bureau of Auditing.
  • Assists vendors and employees with invoice payment issues.
  • Prepare vouchers for submission to Bureau of Auditing at DFS.




  • Logs all incoming checks for the Bureau of Accounting.
  • Ensures checks are properly endorsed.




  • Routes incoming telephone calls for the Accounting Office.
  • Assists with setup of Certified Forward Encumbrances/Payables.
  • Scans documents for record retention.
  • Maintains detailed desktop procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Extensive knowledge of FLAIR expenditures.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data/information and apply appropriate guidelines and regulations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing across a broad audience spectrum.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis in Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to provide prompt, reliable, accurate and courteous customer service.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Attention to detail.


***Information contained in responses to Qualifying Questions concerning education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities must also be clearly disclosed on the State of Florida Employment Application.  Any omission, falsification, or misrepresentation in qualifying question responses will be cause for elimination from the selection process.***



Please Note:

The Florida Gaming Control Commission has employment restrictions for all commission employees referenced in sections 16.713 and 16.715, Florida Statutes.


This position requires a security background check and participation in direct deposit. Successful completion of L2 background screening will be required for this position and you will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) and date of birth in order to conduct this background check.

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