ACCOUNTANT II – 43001773

Requisition No: 798755

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: ACCOUNTANT II – 43001773

Position Number: 43001773

Salary: $31,200.00 – $34,326.35

Posting Closing Date: 05/08/2023






Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration from an accredited college or university is preferred.

Two (2) years or more of bookkeeping, banking, and/or cash handling experience required.

Additional preference will be given to applicants with one (1) or more years’ experience in check production.

The salary range for this position is $31,200.00 – $34,326.35.

Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle.

This position requires a security background check, including fingerprint as a condition of employment.

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification, or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process.

Minimum Qualifications for this position include the following REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of methods of data collection.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematical calculations.
  • Skilled in using a ten-key calculator.
  • Ability to analyze, review and interpret data.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with others.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.


  • In-house check production and printing, which includes the importation of select third party service provider billing files and documentation.
  • Exports payment files to FLAIR for printing of warrants.
  • Develops and submits Central FLAIR vouchers to the Bureau of Auditing.
  • Maintenance and monitoring of payment files exceptions/errors.
  • Maintains payee contact information in the Risk Management Information System;
  • Processes payment file change requests.
  • Handles returned checks and check print special handling requests.
  • Research vendor errors identified by third party service provider.
  • Performs select administrative duties within the Trust Fund Management Section.

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 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 clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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