Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff

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Accounting Clerk III (Accounts Receivable)

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Job Title

Accounting Clerk III (Accounts Receivable)

Pay Scale

$17.25-$29.50 Hourly; $35,880.00-$61,360.73 Yearly

Starting Salary

$17.25 Hourly; $35,880.00Yearly

Job Schedule (Subject to Change)

Normal business hours; Monday through Friday

Job Location (Subject to Change)

Ybor City

Exempt

No

Probation

Twelve-month probationary period

Job Overview

Perform clerical-accounting work in the reviewing, processing, and maintenance of basic accounting or fiscal records. The work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are varied and, although subject to instructions and established work routines. Workers are permitted some latitude to set their own priorities subject to their supervisor’s approval.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

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 the particular agency, division, department to which they are assigned, individual employees may perform all or any of the duties described below.
 
  • Compile data for preparation of operating budgets.
  • Analyze and audit accounting and fiscal data, records, and reports.
  • Prepare accounting and fiscal reports, statements, and summaries.
  • Reconcile and balance financial statements and accounting records.
  • Receive funds, prepare deposits, and reconcile bank statements.
  • Post transactions to proper accounts.
  • May schedule, assign, monitor, review, train, evaluate, and coordinate the work of assigned staff.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of 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 read, comprehend, and apply job related rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare accounting, financial, and statistical reports.
  • Ability to compile, analyze and/or audit accounting, budgetary, fiscal, payroll, and leave data.
  • Ability to use accounting software, word processing, spreadsheet, and related software applications.

Minimum Qualification(s)

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
Three years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing; and
30 net words per minute on a typing test; or 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.
OR
A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate; and
Successful completion of a vocational/technical program in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
Two years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing; and
30 net words per minute on a typing test; or 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.
OR
An associate's degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in accounting; and
Two years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing; and
30 net words per minute on a typing test; or 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.
OR
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in any business field; and
One year of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing; and
30 net words per minute on a typing test; or 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Associate’s Degree, or higher, in Accounting or related field.
Experience related to governmental fund accounting.
Experience in researching and resolving exceptions and out-of-balance conditions.
Experience with JD Edwards.


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 Information

Benefits 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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