Responsible technical accounting or bookkeeping work in maintaining accounting records; performed under general supervision. An employee in this classification may be responsible for the maintenance of accounting records and controls of funds disbursed or received, and for preparation of such financial data as may be required for effective management of fiscal affairs. Work requires the exercise of independent judgment and use of acquired knowledge and skills in the performance of broad technical accounting functions. General administrative supervision is received and work is reviewed through periodic audits and reports of the accounts maintained. Essential Functions
100.00% - The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.
Prepares and maintains various accounting related functions according to assigned area, e.g., journals, ledgers, accounting databases, records, financial statements, reports, and tabulations.
Audits accounts and assigned areas of responsibility in accordance with City policies and procedures and generally accepted standard accounting principles.
Reconcile, classify, and record daily receipts and disbursements into journals.
May total and balance monthly subsidiary records; reconcile bank statements; maintain cash receipts journal; prepare records for computer.
Gathers information needed for processing/maintaining accounts receivable/payable, or other assigned areas, e.g., purchase orders, billing statements, invoices, etc.
Audit and compute payrolls, distributes paychecks, compile and submit reports of taxes, insurance and retirement.
Prepare daily reports, bank balance reports, insurance reports, and related material.
Gathers information needed to verify and correct areas of responsibility, e.g., billing statements, invoices, vendor files, accounts information.
Performs related duties as directed when such duties are a logical and appropriate assignment to the position.
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by three (3) to four (4) years responsible experience in accounting or bookkeeping work, e.g., processing invoices and requisitions, budgeting, payroll processing, payments, stop payments, maintaining general ledger accounts; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Considerable knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and other regulatory standards governing fiscal accounts maintenance.
Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of advanced bookkeeping, and ability to apply this knowledge to work situations.
Ability to prepare complete and accurate accounting reports and statements of considerable complexity, and to assemble and organize data and prepare reports from such records.
Ability to read, update and maintain various records and files.
Skill in performing routine to moderately complex mathematical computations and tabulations accurately and efficiently.
Ability to access and utilize standard software related to accounts maintenance functions.
Ability to operate basic office equipment e.g., computer terminals, printers, copy machines, telephone systems, facsimile machines.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others.
Knowledge in the principles and techniques of customer service skills. Physical and Environmental Requirements
Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds).
Work is performed in usual office conditions with rare exposure to disagreeable environmental factors, e.g., dust, cleaning chemicals/fumes, mild temperature variations. Disclaimer
The City of Ocoee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Ocoee provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
All applicants will be initially evaluated based on the
information included in the application only Therefore, it is important
to complete your online application accurately and thoroughly as it
relates to the position requirements. Resumes, transcripts,
certifications and other supporting documentation may be required for
the further consideration. Applicants considered best qualified will be
asked to continue in the selection process.
An online application is required. To apply, submit 1) online
application; 2) proof of education (college transcript or diploma); and 3) DD Form
214 by the application deadline, if claiming veteran's preference per
Florida Statues. These documents can be uploaded and attached to your
The application contains a required Supplemental
Questionnaire. Your responses to these questions will assist in the
screening of applications and determine who continues in the selection
process. Responses should be informative and concise; not responding
appropriately may eliminate you from consideration.
Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Ocoee.