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ACCOUNTING SERVICES ANALYST A - 71001972

Date:  Oct 4, 2022
Location: 

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Requisition No: 707804 

Agency: Department of Law Enforcement

Working Title: ACCOUNTING SERVICES ANALYST A - 71001972

Position Number: 71001972 

Salary:  $36,357.66 

Posting Closing Date: 10/07/2022 

ABOUT OUR AGENCY:

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) employs more than 1,900 members statewide – either at headquarters in Tallahassee or in one of seven regional operations centers (ROCs). Services are delivered by five key areas: Executive Direction and Business Support; Investigations and Forensic Science; Florida Capitol Police; Criminal Justice Information Services; and Criminal Justice Professionalism. Click here for additional information about FDLE.

 

MISSION:

To promote public safety and strengthen domestic security by providing services in partnership with local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies to prevent, investigate, and solve crimes while protecting Florida’s citizens and visitors.

 

HOW YOU WILL GROW:

FDLE recognizes the importance of growth and success while fostering a family-oriented work environment. We encourage our members to seek opportunities for professional growth through training, team building, and mentoring. Our four Fundamental Values of Service, Integrity, Respect and Quality will guide you as you embark on a lifelong career at FDLE.

 

OUR SALARY & BENEFITS:

Starting salary will be the minimum of the class pay range, unless otherwise dictated by FDLE’s pay policy. FDLE is a State of Florida Employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave;
  • HMO and PPO health insurance options with premiums starting as low as $50 per month;
  • $25,000 in automatic life insurance coverage;
  • Multiple supplemental insurance options including: dental, vision, disability and more;
  • Pension and investment retirement plan options;
  • Tax deferred medical and child care reimbursement accounts; and
  • State of Florida Tuition Waiver Program. 

ACCOUNTING SERVICES ANALYST A - POOL

BUSINESS SUPPORT PROGRAM

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

To be considered as a potential candidate, you must meet the minimum qualifications(s) listed below. Degrees must be from an accredited college or university as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. A high school diploma or its equivalent and two years of clerical or fiscal experience; or
  2. 60 semester hours, or equivalent, of coursework from an accredited college or university; or
  3. Any combination of education or experience, as described above, for a total of two years.
  4. Completion of a 720-hour program of study from a vocational/technical school or accredited community college in the area of accounting can substitute for one year of the required education or experience.

Note: 30 semester hours, or equivalent, of coursework from an accredited college or university is equivalent to one year of experience.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Vacancies filled from this requisition may be assigned to one of the following units:

UNENCUMBERED ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:  The unencumbered unit provides support for the agency’s payments that are processed without a contract or purchase order.  This position is responsible for processing vendor payments, travel reimbursements and journal transfers as assigned; entering payments in the Florida Accounting Information Resource System (FLAIR) or MyFloridaMarketplace (MFMP); auditing invoices to ensure compliance with purchase orders, FDLE policies, Florida Statute 215.422 and the Reference Guide for State Expenditures; and assisting vendors and employees with invoice payment issues. 

GRANTS:  The grants unit provides financial support for all of the agency’s federal and state assistance awards.  This position is responsible for reviewing expenditures on assigned grants against the grant’s budget to determine eligibility; preparing monthly grant claims; maintaining grant files; preparing reports relating to the grants; researching, calculating, and recording all necessary FLAIR entries; reconciling claims filed to FLAIR expenditures and revenue; reconciling FLAIR cash; obtaining approvals for grant claims; recording year-end intradepartmental payables and receivables on all grants.

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE:  The Accounts Receivable unit invoices customers for criminal history record checks and assists them with their accounts.  This position is responsible for generating monthly customer invoices in the Revenue Accounting Management System (RAMS), working with customers regarding their account balances, working past due accounts, turning accounts over to collections, identifying accounts to be written off; and researching issues as they arise.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures;
  • Knowledge of the methods of data collection;
  • Ability to analyze and interpret accounting data;
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to an accounting program;
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments;
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
  • Ability to utilize problem solving techniques; and
  • Ability to use computer software skills, including INTERMEDIATE skills in database/spreadsheet software, including but not limited to Microsoft Excel and Word.

 

NOTES:

Preference will be given to current FDLE members who have satisfactorily completed at least six months of the probationary period for their current position.

 

HIRING PROCESS:

You will be evaluated for this job based on your previous knowledge and experience. Additional reviews may be performed to screen for preferred qualifications, experience and education. Your qualifications will be based on knowledge, skills, and abilities and other elements relevant to this position supported by the information in your application. Qualifying questions will only be credited if verifiable by the information provided on your application including specifically required software/computer skills. You may be contacted to participate in a selection process which may consist of written exercises, work samples, skills tests, and interviews.  You may be notified by email to participate in a selection process. Failure to reply within a designated timeframe may exclude you from further consideration. Future vacancies may be filled from this position advertisement.

 

BACKGROUND:

FDLE requires an extensive background process of all recommended applicants. The elements of a background include: financial credit check, criminal history of applicant and applicant’s immediate family or roommates, personal references, employment and education verifications (which includes official transcript(s)), drug screen and fingerprinting.  This information will be utilized to make the final hiring decision.

 

REMINDERS:

  1. 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: http://www.sss.gov.
  2. 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 cancelled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement. 

The State of Florida hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.

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