Current Job Opportunity


July 14, 2014

Closing Date

July 25, 2014

Position Number


Position Title

Accountant II

Job Location

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

Salary Range

$2,526.67 - $5,088.71 Monthly*

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

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to perform accounting functions in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. The position is responsible for analyzing accounts, preparing and processing related information, maintaining financial records and reports, reconciling various accounts, and performing clerical functions of responsibility. The position works under general supervision according to some procedures; decides how and when to complete tasks.

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.



·         One year of related experience.

·         Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience.


Data Responsibility: Collects, classifies, and formats data or information.


People Responsibility: Provides assistance to people to achieve task completion; may instruct or assign duties to coworkers.  


Assets Responsibility: Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses through the accounting of moderate 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 technical instructions, charts, and/or procedures manuals; composes routine reports and completes job forms; speaks compound sentences using standard grammar.


Complexity of Work: Performs skilled work involving rules/systems with almost constant problem solving; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results and occasional exposure to unusual pressure.


Impact of Decisions: Makes decisions with minor impact - affects those in immediate work area, other work units and external customers.  


Equipment Usage: Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving some 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 custom accounting applications.

Special Comments

You must submit a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at to be considered for this position.

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.