Accountant, Senior

Department/Agency of position: 
Broward County Board of County Commissioners Accounting Division
Location of position: 
Fort Lauderdale, FL
$61,866.27 – $98,737.81 Annually
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Closing Date: 
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Job Description: 

Broward County is seeking an Accountant, Senior who is knowledgeable of generally accepted accounting principles and application of the principles to a variety of fiscal transactions and control systems. The preferred candidate must be well versed in detailed general ledger functions and account reconciliations. Work may require the exercise of independent judgment performed under the general supervision of a higher level accountant, and is reviewed through the monthly reconciliation process.

Preference will be given to an incumbent who has experience in recording various transactions; reconciling compiled data gathered from various sources against general ledger balances; preparing monthly/quarterly financial statements, preparing monthly sales/fuel tax returns; reviewing and approving payment vouchers; handling of stale dated checks and escheatment process; performing budget transfers; verifying bi-weekly payroll for the Division; customer table maintenance and other duties as assigned by management. The preferred candidate should also possess strong analytical, organizational and communication skills.

Broward County is the 18th largest county in the nation and the second largest in the state. Broward County government serves nearly 1.8 million southeast Florida residents, and receives national recognition for various e-governmental initiatives. The Accounting Division provides accounting services and information for the Broward County Commission, other governmental agencies, residents and financial institutions. For more information and to apply, visit