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Date:  Nov 21, 2022


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Requisition No: 788422 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: SR. PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT - 43004313

Position Number: 43004313 

Salary:  $38,429.52 

Posting Closing Date: 12/05/2022 






A bachelor's degree from a college or university is preferred. Professional experience in the areas Accounts Receivable/Payable, State Disbursement and/or Auditing or any combination of the above, can substitute on a year-for­ year basis for the preferred college education.


The anticipated annual salary for this position is $38,429.52.


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


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


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, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to understand, interpret and apply State & Federal laws, rules and regulations, policies, and procedures.  Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.  Ability to effectively communicate information verbally and in writing.  Ability to independently plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.



This position has responsibilities involving procedures adopted by the Department, Division, and Bureau. The procedures are part of the internal control structure used to provide reasonable assurance that objectives are met. This position shall use, comply with, and, if needed, improve these controls and procedures in the performance of duties within the Bureau of Auditing.


This is a professional accounting/auditing position involving the independent application of accounting and auditing concepts, principles, theories, and technical skills. This position is responsible for independently auditing and processing complex disbursement. 


The duties are:

  • Audits and processes State agencies’ vouchers and MFMP payment requests to ensure compliance with all applicable State and Federal requirements including Florida Statutes, Attorney General Opinions, Florida Administrative Code, Chief Financial Officer memoranda, and processing procedures of the Bureau of Auditing.
  • Audits and processes State agencies’ journal transfers to ensure compliance with all applicable requirements of Florida Statutes, Attorney General Opinions, Florida Administrative Code, Chief Financial Officer memoranda, and processing procedures of the Bureau of Auditing.
  • Communicates information relating to the audit and processing of disbursement vouchers, MFMP payment requests, and journal transfer vouchers, verbally and in writing.
  • Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned.


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. 

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