Current Job Opportunity


July 14, 2014

Closing Date

July 25, 2014

Position Number


Position Title

Senior Accountant

Job Location

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

Salary Range

$3,288.84 – $6,623.73 Monthly*

*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to lead in performing accounting functions in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. The position is responsible for purchasing, analyzing and reconciling accounts, preparing and processing related information, maintaining financial records, posting, auditing, processing accounts payable and/or receivable, managing purchasing card charges, and preparing financial reports. The position works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences.

Education and Training Guidelines


·         Bachelor’s degree in accounting, bookkeeping, computer operations or a closely related field.

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



·         Four years of related experience.

·         Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding 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: Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, course of action, or point of view; instructs or assigns duties to coworkers.


Assets Responsibility: Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving considerable economies and/or preventing considerable losses through the accounting and/or handling of very large amounts of money.


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 financial reports; 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 moderate impact - affects those in work unit.


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.

Special Comments

In order to apply for this position you must submit a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at

How to Apply

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


For additional information, questions, or concerns, please contact: Personnel Services at 850-922-7034.


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.


We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.


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.