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Date:  Jan 12, 2023


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Requisition No: 759481 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: ACCOUNTANT III - 64080612

Position Number: 64080612 

Salary:  $34,320.00 

Posting Closing Date: 04/17/2023 





SALARY: $34,320.00



This is a professional position responsible for performing a wide variety of accounting and auditing functions in the Bureau of Finance & Accounting Disbursements Section. The incumbent in this position should have a working knowledge of My Florida Market Place (MFMP), Florida Accounting Information Resource (FLAIR), Florida Statutes 215.422, 287 and 112.061.



Perform accounting functions associated with the auditing and scheduling of payments to vendors, providers, and other agencies. Responsible for recording, collecting, reconciling, reporting, research, and maintaining accounting records. Analyze disbursement data and record the appropriate transaction in MFMP and the FLAIR system. Must verify invoices and assure compliance with the terms of the purchase orders, contracts and journal transfers (JT).

Produce vouchers for submission to Department of Financial Services for payment. Research past due balances, vendor complaints, and request from the supervisor. Track all unpaid vouchers to ensure proper posting by the Department of Financial Services, State of Florida.

Prepare invoices for payment by obtaining and auditing supporting documentation, including purchase orders, contracts and journal transfers, receiving report, correspondence, etc. Select correct transaction and enter into MFMP or FLAIR.

Monitor pending invoices for compliance with Prompt Payment Compliance. Inform supervisor in a timely manner of all pending invoices that are 15 days old per the three transaction criteria as established by the state law. Adequately document circumstances, which may have caused a disbursement transaction to be over 20 days.

Responsible for processing returned and deleted vouchers from the Department of Financial Services.



 Analyzing Data or Information

Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

Getting Information Needed to Do the Job

Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining   information from all relevant sources.

Processing Information

Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.

Evaluating Information Against Standards

Evaluating information against a set of standards and verifying that it is correct.

Provide Consultation and Advice to Others

Providing consultation and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-related, or process related topics.

Communicating With Other Workers

Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged   face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic   transfer.

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.

Interacting with Computers

Controlling computer functions by using programs, setting up functions, writing software, or otherwise   communicating with computer systems.

Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge

Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.



Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and   interrelationships including one or more of the following: arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications 

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

Information Gathering

Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information 

Judgment and Decision Making

Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action 

Identifying Downstream Consequences

Determining the long-term outcomes of a change in operations 

Problem Identification

Identifying the nature of problems 

Systems Evaluation

Looking at many indicators of system performance, taking into account their accuracy 

Solution Appraisal

Observing and evaluating the outcomes of a   problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts 


Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

Management of Personnel Resources

Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job 

Economics and Accounting

Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data 

Administration and Management

Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. This may include strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods 

English Language

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar 


Knowledge of administrative and clerical   procedures and systems 

Critical Thinking

Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches 

Identification of Key Causes

Identifying the things that must be changed to achieve a goal 


Talking to others to effectively convey information 


Assessing how well one is doing when learning or doing something 

Law, Government and Jurisprudence

Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process


Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience

Customer Service

Acknowledging customer’s needs with active listening, appropriate verbal and non-verbal communication, and providing effective resolutions.



Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:


To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.


To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.


nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.


Where You Will Work:

4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, Florida 32399

Telework available upon approval after training period.


The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

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  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition waivers
  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit


Please be advised:


Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.  


This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.


Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: 


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 successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system.  E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.   


Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.


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


Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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. 


Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

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