Hillsborough County Enterprise Solutions & Quality Assurance (ESQA)
Location: Tampa, Florida
Type: Full Time
Salary: $75,836 - $98,587
Internal Number: 1322
Job Overview Leads the team responsible for providing accounting services and support for small BOCC departments that don’t require full-time accounting staff; capitalization efforts for our Architecture Services program as well as other unique circumstances such as grant accounting supporting countywide programs including those for pandemic relief, recovery efforts, and declared disasters and temporary coverage to larger departments due to extended leave absences, separations and for periodic assistance to process high volumes of transactions. The team processes operating, grant, and capital-related accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger entries, identifies proper funds and account strings for transactions sets up project-related expenditures for capitalization, and performs project and account reconciliations. Our Shared Services accounting team also provides financial analysis and guidance as needed to fiscal staff and their leadership throughout the organization. The Fiscal Manager currently supervises a staff of four, including two accountants and two accounting clerks. Additionally, this role is responsible for the preparation of routine correspondence, reports, and meeting materials for the leadership of the supported departments. The Fiscal Manager is also responsible for preparing agenda items, training documentation and other presentation materials as needed for recurring meetings held with BOCC Accounting staff throughout the organization.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business; AND
Four (4) years as an Accountant or Fiscal Manager; OR
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below. (For education
and experience only, does not include legally required Licenses or Certifications.)
Ideal Candidate will have:
A strong background in GAAP accounting
A Master’s Degree in Accounting, CPA and / or CGFO certification
4 years in governmental accounting at an Accountant level or higher
Working knowledge of Oracle SaaS Financials or Oracle EBS Financials
Two (2) or more years of capitalization of CIP projects
Two (2) or more years of supervisory experience
Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of the customers and provide the highest standards of service.
Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional, and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for accounting related services for multiple departments, programs and funding sources involving the need for independent research, analysis, discussion, decision making and training over accounting transactions supporting these variations.
This position is responsible for performing complex and specialized accounting work at the supervisory and/or technical lead level.
Work includes accounting and fiscal management for multiple areas of governmental accounting.
Manages the payables, payables intake and receivables functions to ensure prompt payment of invoices and timely deposits for revenue.
Confirms capital project related costs are funded through appropriate sources and are capitalized at substantial completion utilizing their firm understanding of Confirmation also includes the ability to reconcile general ledger to project and fixed asset sub-ledgers.
Confirms completion and grant expenditures are recognized in the appropriate period and under the appropriate award guidelines.
Assists supported departments with budget review and
Reviews reports weekly to manage productivity, work performance, and resolve any issues or
Develops and updates policies and procedures; identifies challenges,
gaps in processes, and opportunities for improvements; and is actively involved in the problem-solving process.
Ensures all financial transactions are in accordance with state, federal, and local statutes and policies, related procedures, and generally acceptable accounting principles.
Aids ERP support teams by submitting transactions in test environments during system upgrades and maintenance patching.
Provides stellar customer service at all times and supports management decisions and team
Promotes empowerment and organizational learning at all levels; and establishes accountability throughout the team.
Other related duties as
Knowledge of GAAP, governmental grants, capitalization, encumbrances, and budgetary
Strong accounting and analytical
Knowledge of Oracle EBS or Oracle
Ability to plan and manage multiple activities
Ability to read, comprehend, interpret, and apply job-related laws, rules, policies, and
Ability to develop computer-based spreadsheets, graphs, summaries, and
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others within and outside own organization.
Must possess a high skill set in the following areas: collaboration, communication, teamwork, analysis, and customer service.
Critical Thinking: Identify a problem or issue, collect information or data on the issue and research it Organize and sort data and findings. Develop, execute, and analyze what solutions worked and didn't work.
Decision Making: Identify critical factors which will affect the outcome of a decision, evaluate options accurately and establish priorities, anticipate outcomes.
Communications: Ability to communicate effectively with superiors, colleagues, and staff verbally and through writing skills.
Strategic Planning: Knowledge of business operations and Demonstrable strategic thinking abilities, analytical mind with problem solving aptitude.
Managerial/Operational Skills: Ability to effectively prioritize and delegate
Leadership: Help build strong teams within the organization and ensure projects, initiatives or other work functions are performed successfully.
Analytical Ability: Ability to visualize, gather information, articulate, analyze, solve complex problems, and make decisions.
Managing Complexity: Ability to review complex operational and technical issues to recommend a course of action.
Incumbents in this position will sit for extended periods of time at a standard workstation or
Occasional standing and walking are
Work is performed both in a standard, climate-controlled office environment and incumbent's home office environment.
Sedentary Work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Emergency Management Responsibilities
In the event of an emergency or disaster, an employee may be required to respond promptly to duties and responsibilities as assigned by the employee’s department, the County’s Office of Emergency Management, or County Administration. Such assignments may be for before, during or after the emergency/disaster.
About Hillsborough County Enterprise Solutions & Quality Assurance (ESQA)
Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.