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SENIOR PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT - 79010014 - DBPR/Division of Administration **Open Competitive*

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 49554 

Agency: Business and Professional Regulations

Working Title: SENIOR PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT - 79010014 - DBPR/Division of Administration **Open Competitive**

Position Number: 79010014 

Salary:  $40,203.02 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 12/26/2018 


Senior Professional Accountant-CS

Position Number:  79010014

Hiring Salary:  $40,203.02 Annually




Minimum Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting and two years of professional accounting or financial auditing experience; or

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a business major and 24 semester hours of upper level accounting coursework and two year of professional accounting or financial auditing experience; or

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) and six years of professional accounting experience.

***Information contained in responses to Qualifying Questions concerning education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities must also be disclosed on the State of Florida Employment Application.***

This positions is repsonsible for the analyses, recording and collection of debit memos returned from the State Treasury and assists as needed with the Professional Regulation Board Financial Statements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate data in the Debit Memo system to reflect all debit memos and repayments made. Prepare and balance deposits for the repayments of debit memos. Verify balances for payments in full in the debit memo system.  Post all debit memo repayments in the Debit Memo system accurately and timely. Reconcile the detail of payments in Debit Memo to the Cash Listing Detail.  Research and correct debit memo items not accurately posted. Maintain NSF check correspondence and files in proper order using the OnBase Imaging system.
  • Analyze and prepare collection and write-off reports to the Department of Financial Services for aged and uncollectible debit memos. Sample audit various types of deposits and FLAIR entries.  Minimum audit requirements will include verification of information entered into Versa and FLAIR, correct and sufficient supporting documentation was provided, and checks were logged timely and accurately.
  • Reconcile the Administrative and Travel Revolving Fund on a monthly basis.  Prepare the daily cash and investment report.  Invest and/or disinvest excess cash and process the necessary accounting entries in FLAIR on a daily basis.  Reconcile the Treasury statement to the cash and interest entries in FLAIR on a monthly basis.



  • Knowledge of Versa Regulation

  • Knowledge of FLAIR

  • Knowledge of Debit Memo System

  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles, theory, and concepts.

  • Knowledge of accounting systems.

  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing practices.

  • Knowledge of internal control concepts.

  • Knowledge of computer systems concepts.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data.

  • Ability to utilize automated spreadsheet applications.

  • Ability to research and interpret accounting literature, rules, and pronouncements.

  • Ability to perform cost/benefit analyses.

  • Ability to make present value calculations.

  • Ability to prepare financial statement workpapers and schedules.

  • Ability to prepare financial reports.

  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to analyze and evaluate accounting systems.

  • Ability to conduct audits and prepare audit reports.

  • Ability to review, analyze, and evaluate financial and operational data.

  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.

  • Ability to examine and audit financial records.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.




Three years of FLAIR experience.

Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel.

Experience working with State Treasury Debit Memos.
Experience working with collection and/or write-off of deliquent accounts.
Experience reviewing the daily availiable cash report and investing or disinvesting excess cash.


Applicant Note: If you are the selected candidate for this position and hold a current license through the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation, you may be required to place your license in an inactive status.

NOTE: This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) and date of birth in order to conduct this background check.

Applicants are required to apply through the People First system by the closing date, by applying online.  All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the advertisement.  If you have any questions regarding your application, you may call 1-877-562-7287.

The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation is committed

to increasing recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities and

improving employment outcomes.


Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DBPR Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 487-2074. DBPR requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.


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 Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation values the sacrifices
veterans and their family members have given to our country and supports
the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

A candidate for veterans’ preference who believes he or she was not afforded employment preference may file a complaint in accordance with Rule 55A-7.016, F.A.C., with the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Veterans’ Preference Coordinator, 11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311, Largo, FL, 33778, . The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has also established an email where people can electronically file claims or ask questions. The email is


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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