Requisition No: 283401
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: ACCOUNTANT IV - 64005440
Position Number: 64005440
Posting Closing Date: 01/18/2021
State Personnel System Opportunity
Applicants accepted only from employees currently employed in a State Personnel System position. Applicants will not be accepted from those employed outside of the State Personnel System.
Process and audit contract payments ensuring that all payment requirements are met and then process payment within FLAIR. Process and audit Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), Memorandum of Understanding as well as any grant payments, legislative provision payments or interagency agreements assigned.
A wide variety of accounting transactions must be processed in FLAIR to create the appropriate voucher documents. Auditor is responsible for processing returns and deletions from the Department of Financial Services. Types of payments to be processed include but are not limited to: journal transfers, settlement agreements, contractual services, corrections and miscellaneous items.
Auditor deals directly with the public, vendor, and program office to resolve discrepancies in contract disbursements. The auditor will respond to inquiries both oral and written regarding payment and account status. Conducts research as needed to resolve and correct disbursement discrepancies.
Maintain accurate payment logs for all payments processed.
Auditor will provide technical training and support to contract managers, contract administration and the contract administration monitoring staff when needed as well as input and participation in staff training, when necessary.
Assist in the year end processing including the certified forward process and the creation of payables.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective verbal and written communication.
Knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures.
Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to an accounting program.
Ability to utilize problem solving techniques.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to use computer software skills, including beginner skills in database/ spreadsheet software, including but not limited to Microsoft Excel and Word.
Ability to research and find errors in reconciliation of expenditures and cash reports.
Knowledge of Florida Accounting Information Resource System (FLAIR).
Ability to analyze and interpret accounting data.
Must have minimum of one year working experience analyzing and/or auditing financial data and be verifiable within the incumbent's application.
Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health. If you are looking to establish a successful career in the Health Care Field, you have come to the right place.
Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout the State of Florida. We hope you decide to join our team!
NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application.
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
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.
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.
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 Departments 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.
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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