Current Job Opportunity

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


August 18, 2015

Closing Date

August 24, 2015

Position Number

04099 (KG20152404-97446)

Position Title

Accountant III (Pending Reclassification)

Job Location

Office of the State Courts Administrator,
Finance and Accounting Services,
Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range

$2,756.38 - $5,551.35 (Monthly*)
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

Pending Reclassification

The essential function of the position within the organization is to perform complex accounting functions in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. The position is responsible for analyzing and reconciling accounts, preparing and processing related information, maintaining financial records and reports, and auditing. The position works under the general supervision of a program supervisor; decides how to complete tasks.

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 accounting, bookkeeping, computer operations or a closely related field and two years of related experience.


Data Responsibility:
Compiles, examines, or evaluates data or information and possibly recommends action based on results. Ability to use FLAIR and any other appropriate State or County budget program.

Ability to analyze financial data.

People Responsibility:
Provides assistance to people to achieve task completion; Provides assistance to internal/external customers.

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

Mathematical Requirements:
Uses practical application of basic math and percentages.

Communications Requirements:
Composes specialized financial reports using proper format and grammar; speaks to groups of coworkers and people outside the organization.

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 only those in immediate work area.

Equipment Usage:
Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids. 

Special Comments

Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge and experience processing payments for travel reimbursements for the State of Florida.

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: Office of Personnel Services at 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 11:59pm 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.