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ACCOUNTANT I-Accounts Payable

Company: MyFlorida
Location: Bartow
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

ACCOUNTANT I-Accounts Payable - 57000255 Date: May 4, 2022 Location: BARTOW, FL, US, 33830 The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify Website (\_operations/human\_resource\_management/for\_job\_applicants/e\_verify) .Requisition No: 634437 Agency: Department of CitrusWorking Title: ACCOUNTANT I-Accounts Payable - 57000255Position Number: 57000255 Salary: $35,000.00 - $42,000.00 Posting Closing Date: 05/18/2022 The Florida Department of Citrus 605 East Main Street Bartow, Florida 33830 ***Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile. Work history, hours worked, and formal education are required to qualify for this position. Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile. Resumes and other documentation should be attached to provide additional information. *** Accountant I - Accounts Payable AGENCY DESCRIPTION : The Florida Department of Citrus is a marketing and research agency utilizing progressive insights to maximize demand for Florida citrus through a fully integrated marketing and public relations program. Based in Central Florida (Bartow), FDOC is responsible for domestic and international marketing, research and regulation of the $6.8 billion Florida citrus industry. DESCRIPTION : This position serves as the FDOC's primary Accounts Payable Accountant. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, audit/process of all invoices; maintain/reconcile complex budget control ledgers; prepare FAS claims; prepare various monthly and annual reports; provide support for other accounting/administrative functions; etc. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a minimum of two years of accounting experience and/or college courses in the accounting field, advanced knowledge/use of Microsoft Excel, be detail oriented and have the ability to prioritize assignments to meet deadlines. Generous state benefits: + Health/Dental/Life Insurance available + Paid Vacation Leave + Paid Sick Leave + Paid Holidays + Retirement Salary Range: $35,000 - $42,000 EXAMPLES OF WORK (not all inclusive) : + Audit of invoices ensuring payments are pursuant to contracts, cost management plans, availability of funds, and performance of services are incompliance with State of Florida and USDA/FAS rules and regulations; set up and maintain files, vouchers & reports; notifying agencies of discrepancies and resolving them. + Audit/approve p-card invoices for payment and prepare voucher. + Create and submit invoices for payment via ARIBA system; perform Exception Handling on all invoices when submitted. + Assist other departments in approving invoices and resolving system errors. + Responsible for establishing, maintaining and balancing numerous complex budget control and expenditure ledger/records. + Prepare foreign currency invoices for payment approval; notify agencies of payment details. + Prepare and reconcile various year end reports. + Reconcile budget control records to business unit department and their financial statement and resolve discrepancies. + Audit and process travel vouchers and compile monthly and annual travel reports. + Assemble vouchers daily for management signature. + Process paper warrants and EFT payments when received. + Scan and import accounting documents into electronic records management system (Laserfiche). + Monitor security of the lobby during business hours. + Perform other related accounting duties as requested by supervisor. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : + Two years accounts payable or other related accounting experience OR two years of college with a major course of study in accounting OR any combination of the two equivalent to two years of experience. + Extensive computer skills, including advanced functions in Microsoft Excel. + Positive/friendly attitude for greeting visitors and answering phones. + Ability to prepare and maintain a variety of accounting records. + Ability to analyze, evaluate and interpret accounting data. + Ability to communicate effectively. + Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. + Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments. + Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. + Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques. PREFERRED QUALIFICATION : + Preference will be given to applicants with state financial and accounting systems experience. VETERAN RECRUITMENT STATEMENT : The Florida Department of Citrus values the service veterans and their family members have given to our country and supports the hiring of returning service members and military spouses. Veterans and military spouses are encouraged to apply. INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES RECRUITMENT STATEMENT : The Florida Department of Citrus values and supports the employment of Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. REMINDERS : + 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 at . + 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. + The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions must be verifiable on your State of Florida Employment Applications. 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 clickinghere ( . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Nearest Major Market:Lakeland

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