Accounting Specialist I/II – Recreation
A TYPING TEST MAY BE REQUIRED. PLEASE REVIEW THE "MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS" FOR DETAILS.
Who We Are
Orlando, The City Beautiful
For most of Orlando's history we've been the place everyone wants to visit. Today, we're also the place where everyone wants to live and do business. List after list has Orlando as one of the fastest growing cities in America. We're transitioning from our role as the young upstart to a more mature, global city.
This didn't happen by accident. Together as a community, we developed a shared vision for our city focused on creating partnerships and we've transformed Orlando from a place that was packed with potential into a city on the rise.
Our vision ensures we are an inclusive, compassionate community that is generating jobs, becoming the most sustainable city in the nation, keeping our community safe, making it easier to get around, and increasing the quality of life. Together, we can continue realizing all our city's potential.
Come be part of our community with the City of Orlando.
Nature of Work:
Performs paraprofessional accounting and financial record keeping work requiring knowledge of the practices and methods of accounting and familiarity with the operations and procedures of accounting systems. Employees assigned to this classification are primarily responsible for reviewing complex, detailed financial transaction documents for accuracy, completeness and conformance with established criteria; researching various records and performing detailed audits of transactions in order to correct errors and reconcile accounts through the use of computer and/or manual record keeping.
Work is performed under general supervision in accordance with established procedures and performance is reviewed for technical accuracy through summary reports, verification of balances, discussions and direct observation.
Accounting Specialist I: Associate degree in accounting/bookkeeping or related area with six (6) months experience in bookkeeping, clerical accounting or related area; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Able to operate personal computer and experience in data entry is required with specific knowledge in Workday and Excel highly desired. Some positions require the ability to type 40 WPM. Must pass police background investigation which includes polygraph.
Accounting Specialist II: Same as Accounting Specialist I, above, except requires two (2) years experience as specified.
Typing Test Information:
- Tests are administered by invitation only.
- Only applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited via email. Invitations will be sent to the email address listed on the application.
- Applicants will have (3) three days from the date of the invitation to complete the test. Tests may be completed virtually or onsite.
- Applicants are allowed one opportunity to pass the typing test within a posting period or any given 30 days. Scores are valid for one year.
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City of Orlando Benefits
If this posting indicates a degree is required, the following experience will apply in lieu of any degree as follows:
- Two (2) years of direct experience for an associate degree;
- Four (4) years of direct experience for a bachelor's degree;
- Six (6) years of direct experience for a master's degree; or
- Nine (9) years of direct experience for a doctoral degree
Closing Date/Time: 11/24/2023 5:00 PM Eastern