Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff

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Accountant II (Accounts Receivable)

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Job Title

Accountant II (Accounts Receivable)

Pay Scale

$23.30-$41.61 Hourly; $48,464.00-$86,548.80 Yearly

Starting Salary

$23.30 Hourly; $48,464.00 Yearly

Job Schedule (Subject to Change)

Normal Business Hours

Job Location (Subject to Change)

Ybor City

Exempt

No

Probation

Twelve-month probationary period

Job Overview

Perform full range professional accounting duties for assigned accounting function. Work may involve performing a wide variety of accounting tasks in an agency or department with limited fiscal programs or participating in the work of a unit within a large centralized accounting operation.

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 assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.
 
  • Create, establish, maintain, and audit financial records, accounts, ledgers, and journals.
  • Develop new and modify existing accounting procedures.
  • Analyze accounting and fiscal data, record, and report for a large department/agency or as a lead worker for a functional business unit.
  • Prepare complex journal entries and post transactions to proper accounts to include moving funds across functional business units within assigned department/agency.
  • Prepare summaries, trial balances, and related reports and statements to include department/agency wide scope of reporting.
  • Conduct field audits and prepare comprehensive reports department/agency wide in scope.
  • Reconcile and balance financial statements and accounting records and ledgers.
  • May direct, supervise, and review the work of subordinate staff.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of governmental accounting and auditing principles, practices, procedures, methods, and theory.
  • Knowledge of laws, rules and policies governing payroll, leave, fiscal, and accounting books, records, and accounts.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of personal computers using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and various accounting software.
  • Ability to collect, organize, and evaluate data and to develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to schedule, assign, monitor, and review the work of subordinates.
  • Ability to analyze and audit accounting, fiscal, payroll, and leave data and reports.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and apply job related rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to develop computer based spreadsheets, graphs, summaries, and reports.

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
Four years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
Two years of experience as a professional accountant; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing.
OR
An associate's degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in accounting or finance; and
Three years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
Two years of experience as a professional accountant; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing.
OR
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in any business related field; and
Three years of experience as a professional accountant; and
A passing score on a written test.
OR
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in accounting or finance; and
Two years of experience as a professional accountant; and
A passing score on a written test.
OR
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in accounting or finance; and
One year of experience as a professional accountant; and
Certification as a Certified Public Accountant; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing.
OR
A master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in an accounting or finance field; and
One year of experience as a professional accountant; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience reviewing revenue and receivable accounts for noticeable errors.
Experience formulating revenue projections.
Experience preparing invoices regarding revenue collections.
Experience directly related to government accounting.
Experience utilizing JD Edwards, Microsoft Excel and Access, CORE and ORACLE.

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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