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Accountant, Senior - Broward County

Broward County
Accountant, Senior
Salary Range: $54,873.38 - $89,174.31 Annually 
Closing: Open Until Filled 
 
REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES: 
Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of SENIOR ACCOUNTANT (Payroll/Purchasing Supervisor) for the Office of Administrative Services/Human Services Department.

General Description
 
Advanced professional accounting work in the maintenance and review of fiscal records and to supervise a staff of subordinate accountants and nonprofessional employees.
 
Works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.
 
MINIMUM EDUCATION/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.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES:
None

PREFERENCES:
*Masters degree in related field
*Certified Public Accountant
*Supervisory experience in related field

POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. 

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.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage Procurement Operations for the Department:
  • Oversee procurement/purchasing functions for Human Services departmental divisions.
  • Responsible for reviewing, approving and processing the Department's contractual obligations for Master Agreements, receivers and other purchase requisitions in PeopleSoft.
  • Currently oversee and supervise the processing of over 40 current master agreements, which involves tracking of expenditures and ensuring compliance with master agreements, ensuring that divisions do not over expend on the master agreement amounts, and working with Purchasing to amend any agreements as needed.
  • P-Card coordinator for the Department including reviewing, analyzing and approving monthly P-card charges for the respective Divisions and Department.
  • Responsible for creating and updating a Procurement manual and coordinating training sessions including assessing the outcomes.

Manage the Payroll Functions for the Department:
  • Ensure that agencies uphold the County's and Human services payroll procedures by creating and updating an OAS payroll training manual.
  • Responsible for ensuring payroll compliance with the County's Union contract agreements in Kronos.
  • Responsible for coordinating payroll sessions for decentralized Human Services divisions.
  • Run Cognos payroll reports as requested by divisions or verifying journal vouchers to be processed.

Supervise:
  • Supervise (4) employees performing a variety of accounting functions
  • Supervise employee the cellphone/air card coordinator for the department including cellphone charges.

Audit:
  • Responsible for keeping accurate procurement records of Human Services OAS departments for audit purposes.
  • Assist with internal/external auditors and ensure the staff complies with the County procurement policy and the P-card policy.
  • Audit invoices against master agreements.

Special Projects:
  • Provide procurement support for emergency preparedness.

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

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

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.

SPECIAL INFORMATION: 
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.
 

BROWARD COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PROVIDER OF SERVICES
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT http://www.broward.org/careers

 

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