Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Accounting Clerk III (Accounts Receivable)

US-FL-Tampa
Job ID
2017-1350

Salary Minimum

USD $35,880.00/Yr.

Salary Maximum

USD $58,708.94/Yr.

Overview

Perform clerical-accounting work in the reviewing, processing, and maintenance of basic accounting or fiscal records. The work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are varied and, although subject to instructions and established work routines. Workers are permitted some latitude to set their own priorities subject to their supervisor’s approval.

Schedule

Monday - Friday, Normal business hours

Probation

Twelve-month initial probationary period

Location (Subject to Change)

Ybor City area

Major Duties (Not Limited to the Following)

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 the particular agency, division, department to which they are assigned, individual employees may perform all or any of the duties described below. 

  • Compile data for preparation of operating budgets.
  • Analyze and audit accounting and fiscal data, records, and reports.
  • Prepare accounting and fiscal reports, statements, and summaries.
  • Reconcile and balance financial statements and accounting records.
  • Receive funds, prepare deposits, and reconcile bank statements.
  • Post transactions to proper accounts.
  • May schedule, assign, monitor, review, train, evaluate, and coordinate the work of assigned staff.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, procedures, methods, and theory.
  • Knowledge of laws, rules, and policies governing assigned functional accounting area.
  • Knowledge of computer operations using accounting and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and apply job related rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare accounting, financial, and statistical reports.
  • Ability to compile, analyze and/or audit accounting, budgetary, fiscal, payroll, and leave data.
  • Ability to use accounting software, word processing, spreadsheet, and related software applications.

Minimum Qualifications

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.

  

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Three years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
A passing score on a written test; and
30 net words per minute on a typing test; or 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.
OR Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university with a major in any business field; and
One year of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
A passing score on a written test; and
30 net words per minute on a typing test; or 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.
OR
An Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting; and
Two years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
A passing score on a written test; and
30 net words per minute on a typing test; or 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.
OR
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Successful completion of a vocational/technical program in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
Two years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
A passing score on a written test; and
30 net words per minute on a typing test; or 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Associate’s Degree in Accounting or related field.

Experience related to government accounting.

Ability to ensure that modifications to existing federal, state, local and HCSO-related regulations are implemented and consistently followed.

Ability to record, reconcile, and report revenues and receivables in an accurate and timely manner.

Additional Requirements

  • Possession of a valid Florida driver's license at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months.
  • No illegal drug use after 30 years of age.
  • 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 or update including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, and medical evaluation.

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