Financial Accountant #1136

Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Financial Accountant #1136
Summary Function: Under the supervision of the Controller, supervises the financial reporting process. Ensures complete, accurate and timely financial reporting. Serves as a primary Finance and Accounting (F&A) contact for interactions concerning departmental reports, G/L transactions, and financial information.
Required Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in accounting, or finance (proof of degree required at interview).
Required Minimum Professional Experience: Five (5) years of responsible accounting, fiscal, or budgeting experience.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or CPA eligible is highly preferred.
Other Information: Position may require ability to work extended hours at certain times of the year due to high volume of activity. For example, during the Bar's Fee Season, Annual Meeting, fiscal year-end close-out, Audit and Budget. These typically occur in summer and early fall months.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
Processes daily financial transactions to ensure timely reporting of current operations. Provides support to staff as needed. Reviews staff accountant work for completeness and accuracy. Approves and posts staff accountant entries to the general ledger system.
Prepares schedules and journal entries to record investment activity and properly recognize investments held by The Florida Bar (TFB). Prepares other Month-End Closing entries and completes various account reconciliations assigned for all companies. Reviews financial documents for completeness and accuracy.
Works directly with the Controller to prepare all required audit documentation, statements, and schedules. Reviews new accounting standards and pronouncements and assists in the development of implementation guidelines for ensuring timely compliance.
Recommends and assists in the development and/or design of proper procedures to maintain best practices and ensure controls and proper segregation of duties are maintained. Assists with documenting procedures, maintaining the procedure database, and training of staff. Periodically reviews workflow to ensure adherence to noted policies and procedures.
Assist in the overall design and performance of the budget process. Assists the Controller and other Senior Management with special projects that may be assigned.
Responds to departmental inquiries concerning TFB policies and procedures related to financial transactions and financial statements/reports compiled by F&A.
Reviews regulatory compliance checklist and ensures all filing deadlines are met.
Conducts internal audit procedures and communicates issues/findings to the
Controller in a timely manner. Presents solutions and discusses options for improvement.
Assist the Controller with Audit, Budget, and Investment committee management.
Provides support with meeting agendas, helps coordinate the distribution of information and monitor the follow-up and implementation of approved activities.
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Company Details

Company Name
The Florida Bar
Company Name
The Florida Bar is the organization of all lawyers licensed by the Supreme Court of Florida to practice law in the state. The Florida Bar’s core functions are to: Regulate the practice of law in Florida; ensure the highest standards of legal professionalism in Florida; and protect the public by prosecuting unethical attorneys and preventing the unlicensed practice of law.
No. of Employees
101 - 1000

Job Details

Employment Type
full time
Salary Type
Job Location
United States
USD 55452 to USD 55452 annually

Job Requirements

Educational Qualifications
Work Experience
5 Years
Language Skills
English: Fluent