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Accountant – Fiscal Division

Job Category: Fiscal Division
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: E.R. Graham Building

Accountant – Fiscal Division

 Location:   E.R. Graham Building
1350 Northwest 12th Avenue
Miami, FL  33136

Position Overview:

The Accountant is responsible for all accounting and fiscal management of grants and contracts awarded to the State Attorney’s Office.  This individual works with the Fiscal Director in developing, implementing, and providing ongoing financial oversight to grants management operations, ensuring the appropriate use and accurate reporting of all financial transactions on grants and contracts.  This position is exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the work schedule for this position is 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Job Responsibilities are:

  • Preparing budgets and monitoring budget activity for grants
  • Reporting and financial compliance
  • Ensuring accounting transactions are properly recorded and consistent with terms of the grant/contract agreement
  • Resolving grant related accounting and reporting issues
  • Preparing monthly budget-versus-actual status reports
  • Identifying issues, concerns and problems, and initiate resolution
  • Approving invoices and expenses related to various programs managed
  • Entering grant transactions in the state accounting system and performing month-end reconciliations
  • Preparing invoices and requests for reimbursements from funding agencies and reconciling grant expenses to funder reports
  • Coordinate with grant program management to insure the budget and financial requirements are in line with the programmatic goals and objectives of the grant
  • Maintaining efficient electronic filing systems for financial records
  • Performing other related duties as assigned

The Minimum Requirements are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of work experience performing various accounting functions, including accounts receivable, including accounts payable, purchasing, budgeting and auditing
  • Related work experience may be considered on a year-for-year basis for the required education college and grant experience
  • Must have working knowledge of Excel

The Preferred Qualifications and Skills are:

  • Having knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Having grant management/coordinating experinece

Specific Skills and Characteristics:

The Successful Candidate must be able to:

  • Be personable and positive, demonstrating compassion and providing excellent customer service to all levels of staff and the public
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess and demonstrate a good understanding of the organization’s overall business and its objective
  • Possess and demonstrate good knowledge of planning and strategizing financial and budgeting issues
  • Possess and demonstrate experience with basic financial management skills including developing and monitoring budgets and financial reporting
  • Be a multi-tasker with strong ability to work under pressure, independently and meet stringent deadlines
  • Be proficient in using computers with related knowledge of software programs and Internet
  • Work well in a group/team environment with a positive and professional attitude, and team spirit
  • Be flexible with their work schedule

Yearly Salary Range: $55,000.00 to $80,000.04 (Salary to commensurate with experience)

To apply for this position, please complete and submit an application, and updated resume to:, with the Subject: ACCOUNTANT.  Applications can be downloaded from our website at:


The State Attorney’s Office reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the announcement without prior written or other notice.  All information provided by applicants is subject to verification and background investigation.  False statements or omission of information on any application materials may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.

 Insurance benefits, vacation package and Florida Retirement System Pension benefits are offered with this position

Internal and External Candidates will be considered
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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