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Accountant I (Accounts Payable)

Expired Job

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Tampa , FL 33602

Posted 2 months ago

Salary Minimum USD $42,848.00/Yr.Salary MaximumUSD $73,467.68/Yr.Overview

Perform entry level professional accounting duties involving the maintenance and review of accounting and fiscal records and preparation of financial statements. Work is of a standardized nature that may involve a variety of accounting duties. The work in this class is at the full-performance level and of a greater complexity and/or volume than that performed at the level of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Accounting Clerk III.


  • Friday, Normal business hours

ProbationTwelve-month initial probationary period

Location (Subject to Change)Ybor CityMajor Duties (Not Limited to the Following)

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Maintain financial records, accounts, ledgers, and journals.

  • Analyze and audit accounting and fiscal data, record, and report for a smaller department/agency or as part of a functional business unit.

  • Prepare standard journal entries and post transactions to proper accounts.

  • Prepare summaries, trial balances, and related reports and statements for assigned functional business unit.

  • May oversee the preparation and maintenance of time and leave reports, payroll records, and pay vouchers.

  • Receive funds, prepare deposits, and reconcile bank statements.

  • Conduct field audits within the scope of assigned functional business unit.

  • Reconcile and balance financial statements and accounting records and ledgers.

  • Prepare operating budgets.

  • Compose correspondence.

  • May direct, supervise, and review the work of subordinate staff.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of governmental accounting principles, practices, procedures, methods, and theory.

  • Knowledge of laws, rules, and policies governing assigned functional accounting area.

  • Knowledge of computer operations using accounting and spreadsheet applications.

  • Ability to develop computer based spreadsheets, graphs, summaries, and reports.

  • Ability to post, balance and reconcile financial accounts and records.

  • Ability to learn supervisory principles, practices, and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.

A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate; and

Four years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record-keeping; and

A passing score on pre-employment testing.ORAn associate's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting; and

Three years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; andA passing score on pre-employment testing.


A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year degree granting college or university with a major in any business related field; and

Two years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record-keeping; andA passing score on pre-employment testing.ORA bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year degree granting college or university in Accounting or Finance; andA passing score on pre-employment testing.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with JDEdwards, Bank of America Works and Microsoft Office.

Experience with accounts payable accruals and prepaid expenses.

Additional Requirements

  • Depending on area of assignment, incumbents may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.

  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.

  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.

  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 24 months.

  • No felony convictions within lifetime.

  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.

  • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.

  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, medical evaluation, and drug screening.

Benefit InformationBenefits include but are not limited to: - Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage

  • Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation

  • Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Paid training

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Accountant I (Accounts Payable)

Expired Job

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office