Current Job Opportunity

Readvertisement, Previous applicants will be considered and need not reapply.


February 9, 2018

Closing Date

February 16, 2018

Position Number


Position Title

Professional Accountant Supervisor - Supreme Court

Job Location

Office of the State Courts Administrator, Finance & Accounting, Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range

$4,432.95 Monthly*

*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to supervise the performing of accounting tasks/functions in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. The position is responsible for supervising staff, training, analyzing and reconciling accounts, preparing and processing related information, maintaining financial records, posting, auditing, assisting with budget management, processing accounts payable and/or receivable, preparing financial reports, and performing advanced clerical functions. The position works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences.

Education and Training Guidelines

Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting or a closely related field and five years of related experience including two years of supervisory experience.


Data Responsibility:
Coordinates or determines time, place, or sequence of operations or activities based on analysis of data and possibly executes determinations or reports on events.

People Responsibility:
Supervises or directs others by determining or interpreting work procedures, assigning specific duties, maintaining harmonious relations, and promoting efficiency.

Assets Responsibility:
Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving major economies and/or preventing major losses through the management of a moderate sized department, authorizing expenditures of large amounts of money, supervising the purchasing of high value materials, supplies and equipment, or providing routine legal counsel.

Mathematical Requirements:
Uses practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions, measurements, or logarithms; may use algebraic solutions of equations and equalities, deductive geometry, and/or descriptive statistics.

Communications Requirements:
Reads professional publications; composes complex reports and manuals; speaks formally to groups outside the organization.

Complexity of Work:
Performs work involving the application of logical principles and thinking to solve practical problems within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressure.

Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens.

Equipment Usage:
Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets or complex custom accounting applications.

Safety of Others:
Requires some responsibility for safety and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety or health.

Special Comments

Preference will be given to applicants with at least 2 years of supervisory experience in Accounts Payable.

How to Apply

Submit/upload a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at

For additional information, please contact: 

Office of Human Resources
500 South Duval Street
Tallahassee, Florida  32399

Telephone: 850-487-0778

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.