Accountant I - Utilities

Pasco County, FL

Land O' Lakes, Florida

Date Posted November 19, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Job details

$19.16 - $31.14 an hour
Job Type

Full Job Description

$19.16 - $31.14 Hourly
Land O' Lakes, FL
Job Type
Full Time
Utilities Administration & Support Services
Job Number

11/25/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Salary Disclosure/General Description

Salary Disclosure:
Starting Salary: $19.16
Pay Grade: N34

Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Personnel Policy & Procedure Manual for starting salary information.

Department: Utilities Administration & Support Services

Location: Land O' Lakes

General Description: Responsible accounting and administrative work in coordinating financial management activities in an operating branch or major department.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an emergency. During an emergency, employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens.

Essential Job Functions

Maintains financial records and ensures that financial transactions are properly recorded within established statutes, guidelines, ordinances, County policy and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Ensures the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and reconciles subsidiary ledger accounts to the general ledger. Reviews transactions and bank reconciliations using various systems (Paymentus, JPMorgan, CIS Infinity, etc.) to perform journal entries and establish the guidelines for entry, as necessary. Enters approved journal entries into Tyler Munis. Interfaces with outside auditors in handling year end requests. Prepares daily reports for outside entities (Clerk's Office).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of standard office methods and procedures.
  • Knowledge of County departments, operations and regulations.
  • Ability to maintain records/files accurately and legibly, prepare reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively via telephone, in person, in writing and online.
  • Ability to make decisions and work without close supervision.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and other office equipment.
  • Ability to make mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public.
  • Ability to manage, supervise and coordinate the work of a clerical staff.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of government and cost accounting.
  • Knowledge of the principles and policies of public and business administration.
  • Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations effective in the State and County relating to fiscal and accounting records and procedures.

Minimum Requirements

PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written and visual communication.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field. One (1) year of experience in accounting.

For In-House applicants: This position qualifies for DAP.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid driver's license.

ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida Law.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., chapter SSA-7 Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.


Benefits include:
  • Florida Retirement System (FRS) retirement plan
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Paid holidays
  • Group insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Deferred compensation
  • Medical leave pool
  • Annual medical leave buy-back
  • Mid-management/Professional grade, and management personnel may receive 40 hours of admin leave per calendar year.
Effective July 1, 2011, FRS members must contribute 3% of their salary as retirement contributions, on a pre-tax basis (the salary is reduced by the amount of the employee contribution before determining the federal income tax deduction). The employer will automatically deduct the employee contributions.