ACCOUNTANT IV

Published
August 3, 2022
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Category
Job Type

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ACCOUNTANT IV - 64026331

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location:

JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 32202

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify Website (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/workforce_operations/human_resource_management/for_job_applicants/e_verify) .

Requisition No: 702320

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: ACCOUNTANT IV - 64026331

Position Number: 64026331

Salary: $1,325.23 - $2,136.28 Biweekly

Posting Closing Date: 08/08/2022

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEATLH - OPEN COMPETITIVE

Bureau of Public Health Laboratories

Jacksonville Laboratory

Salary Range: $1,325.23 - $2,136.28 Biweekly

Your Specific Responsibilities:

This is a professional position serving as the chief accountant to manage the financial, accounting and budgetary processes that support the Bureau of Public Health Laboratories (BPHL) clinical and administrative operations.

Monitor and track BPHL expenditures and encumbrances to review fiscal codes, ensure budgetary compliance and initiate correction requests. Generate system reports on assigned schedule. Approve purchase requisitions in My Florida Market Place (MFMP) as required and ensure proper fiscal codes are assigned. Assist with inventory and asset management control as required.

Coordinate encumbrance reports per Division policy.

Maintain Excel spreadsheets to track expenditures in Federal Grant and program specific Other Cost Accumulators (OCA). Balance monthly to Florida Accounting Information Resource (FLAIR). Coordinate BPHL compliance with Department of Health (DOH) Single Federal Certification Form requirements.

Process assigned invoices, complies with and monitors compliance (when applicable) of the mandatory requirements of section 215.422, Florida Statutes. This includes creating invoice reconciliations in MFMP, requesting journal transfers and submitting other invoices such as utilities, Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), to the Finance and Accounting per DOH policy. Work with vendors to resolve discrepancies and other issues. Serve as the accountant role for BPHL in the Works p-card management system to ensure proper coding. Prepare Advance pay requests as required.

Produce reports and compile financial data to support BPHL activities, special projects and respond to Department and Division of Disease Control and Health Protection (DCHP) reporting requirements.

Prepare Financial Statement Schedules and other reports necessary for year-end closing procedures. Compile supporting documentation for Bio Watch Program invoices annually.

Perform other duties as required such as assisting with section workloads, maintaining files, responding to phone and email requests and preparing correspondence. Serve as backup to Administrative Service Director.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of administrative principles and practices.

Knowledge of office procedures and practices.

Knowledge of accounting principles and practices.

Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data relating to administrative functions.

Ability to prepare correspondence and administrative reports.

Ability to work independently and communicate effectively.

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

Qualifications:

Minimum - High School Diploma or Equivalent

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

Where You Will Work:

Jacksonville, Florida

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The States total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;

  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;

  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;

  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

    (For more information, please click www.myfrs.com );

  • Flexible Spending Accounts;

  • Tuition waivers;

  • And more!

    For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com .

    Please be advised:

    Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

    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 Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

    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: www.sss.gov

    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.

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

    Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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.

    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 Department's 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. 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 (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market:Jacksonville

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