Accountant I

Job Posted 11/17/2022
Collier County
3299 Tamiami Trail East
Naples, FL 34112
United States
Category Accounting
Degree Required
Application Closing Date
$56,646.00 to $56,646.00 Per Year
Job Description

Performs professional and technical accounting and financial duties for a County Division. Work involves preparing grant applications, financial reports, and budget documents. Performs Division accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll functions.

Essential Functions

• Performs a variety of accounting duties pertaining to the application for and administration of awarded grants; prepares grant applications and grant amendments; reviews contracts for grants awarded to the division.
• Prepares and implements schedules for grant administrative monitoring; maintains grant administration checklists; determines unit costs for grant services; prepares grant schedules, profiles, and subsidy vouchers; and prepares reports addressing grant funding, utilization, status, etc.; reconciles account receivables to grant agreements.
• Performs a variety of accounting duties pertaining to the preparation, maintenance, and administration of the Division budget.
• Analyzes historical costs and projects future financial needs; prepares the annual budget for the division; administers the approved budget; monitors expenditures; prepares budget reports, and prepares budget amendments as necessary.
• Performs Division accounts receivable functions; prepares accounts receivable invoices; prepares billings for client services; receives and reconciles payments; assigns payments to proper cost center; verifies posting of receivables; maintains accounts receivable records, and prepares bank deposits.
• Performs division accounts payable functions; prepares purchase order requests; prepares invoices for payment authorization; assigns expenditures to proper cost center and submits to Finance division; verifies positing of expenditures; maintains accounts payable ledger and records.
• Enters and maintains automated and manual accounting records; performs data entry for accounting operations and verifies accuracy; reconciles General ledger accounts.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field is required.
  • One (1) year of related experience is preferred.
  • Candidates without a related degree should possess four (4) years of related experience.
  • Fingerprinting Required.

Supplemental information:

  • Salary offers above the minimum pay grade may be considered based on qualifications.
  • Essential Employees may be required to work during an undeclared and/or declared emergency. On an incident-by-incident basis, the County’s Administrative Office will make the determination as to who will be required to work.
  • This job posting is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.

3299 Tamiami Trail East
Naples FL 34112
United States
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