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MyFlorida PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT SPECIALIST - 64081477 in TALLAHASSEE, Florida

PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT SPECIALIST - 64081477

Date: Jun 7, 2024

Location:

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 830820

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT SPECIALIST - 64081477

Pay Plan: Career Service

Position Number: 64081477

Salary: $45,308.75 - $51,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 06/18/2024

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OPEN COMPETITIVE

This highly responsible position in the Financial Management section involves analyzing and interpreting accounting and other information systems. The primary duties of this position include: preparation of annual financial statements, development of accounting policies and procedures for the department, training and technical assistance. Specific duties include the following:

Work as the lead analyst in the preparation of annual financial statements for submission to the Department of Financial Services, as mandated by the Legislature. Acts as the liaison with other agencies to resolve any financial statement issues. This position will also provide training on an as needed basis.

Reviews and rewrites Accounting Policy and Procedures.

Monitors FLAIR reports (MAATYPXX, MAGLINVL, TBFUND, MAFNDOUT, etc.) to ensure problems are resolved in a timely manner. Communicates problems and solutions to supervisor and end user as required. Reconciles transfers with the Department of Financial Services' Information Warehouse (IW) monthly/quarterly to FLAIR.

Completes special projects and performs other related duties and assignments, as required.

Analyze summarized balance sheet (AGNCYBS) from DFS, Reconcile GLCs, reclassify GLC transfers, update year end schedule, assist with FIS password resets, and monitor error reports daily or, as needed.

Provides technical assistance to department staff concerning accounting policies, procedures and systems.

Assists the Security Coordinator for the Office of Policy and Systems and Contract Administrative Monitoring. Lead for the Security Policy and Risk assessments annual report.

Develop and maintain the procedures, forms and other documentation for financial statements and ensures they are updated to the Intranet. Security Policy and Risk Assessment coordinator for the Financial Management Section.

Provides consultation, analysis and training as required in the areas of FLAIR, FIS, internal accounting and Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Financial Statement Forms System. Responds to accounting or systems related questions or problems by telephone or electronic mail and provides technical assistance by defining the problem, recommending solutions and reporting activities to supervisor.

Complete special projects, performs other related duties and special projects, as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of data processing principles, practices and techniques applicable to large-scale computer system. Knowledge of accounting policy, practices and procedures. Detail knowledge of FLAIR. Knowledge of basic management principles.

Qualifications:

Minimum – Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook); Auditing, analyzing, and reconciling data.

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:

4052 Bald Cypress Way

Tallahassee, FL 32399

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s 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: http://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:Tallahassee

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