Class Code:PA027

ACCOUNTANT SENIOR

General Description

Advanced professional accounting work in the maintenance and review of fiscal records; may supervise staff.

Works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Processes/records financial transactions including reviewing/approving various accounting documents such as journal vouchers and cash receipts.

Reconciles and monitors revenues and expenses of various funds, prepares a variance analysis and prepares schedules for external auditors.

Prepare monthly, quarterly or annual reports required by County Administrative Policies and Procedures and/or external parties.

Review and approve payroll and vendor invoices for the Division.

Prepare sales and fuel returns on a monthly basis.

Assists in the preparation of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and State of Florida Annual Financial Report.

Maintain customer table, including setting up new customers and/or updating existing customer information for all County agencies.

May assign, review, and approve the work of support and professional staff.

Performs related work as assigned.

Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs light work that involves sitting most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of electronic office equipment within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

None.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting or finance.

Requires two (2) years professional level accounting, finance or closely related experience.

Requires six (6) months of lead/supervisory experience depending on area of assignment.

Special Certifications and Licenses

None.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.