This is non-professional accounting work related to allocation of Purchasing Card transactions, maintenance of a fuel card program, entering purchase requests, cash audits, travel reimbursement requests, and petty cash disbursement. Work requires learning the accounts payable, general ledger, accounts receivable, and purchasing procedures and policies. An employee in this class can review and record financial transactions within established systems and procedures. An employee in this class is also required to exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative in solving problems through the application of a thorough knowledge of the City’s and Department’s financial policies and practices.
Salary:$18.42 – $28.07 Hourly
Close Date:Open Until Filled
Minimum Qualifications. Applicants must:
- Possess a valid high school diploma or GED equivalency.
- Be proficient in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite software, particularly Excel, Access, and Word.
- Have progressive customer service experience.
- Be able to analyze and record moderately complex financial, asset and accounting details and information using various computer software quickly and accurately.
- Be able to competently perform detail work involving written or numeric data and to make arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately.
Desirable Qualifications. Preferred applicants:
- Have supplemented their education by successful completion of some college courses in accounting.
- Have progressive experience in preparation and maintenance of accounting records.
- Have considerable knowledge of accounting principles and procedures and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems.
- Have some experience and skill interpreting and coordinating administrative policies and procedures.
- Have some experience with payroll and employment related activities.
- Have some experience with Oracle eBusiness Suite software.
Minimum Qualification: Applicants must meet selection standards for civilians working in the Police Department, including polygraph and background check. Please refer to the St. Petersburg Police Department Website for selection standards and screening process details:
IMPORTANT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
For purposes of employment, re-employment, promotion, transfer or demotion, the most qualified applicants will be selected to continue in the hiring process. At this point, any prior criminal records will be verified. A prior criminal record will not necessarily disqualify a selected applicant from employment.
The City of St. Petersburg is committed to a Drug Free Workplace and compliance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) drug testing rules. Applicants may be required to successfully complete pre-employment drug testing and/or medical exams.
How To Apply
Apply online at www.stpete.org/jobs – Select Apply for Jobs/Register/View Job Postings. City employees must use the Current City Employee link or use a City computer to access iRecruitment Employee Candidate. The City of St. Petersburg is committed to affirmative action and equal opportunity employment, and encourages individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply for posted positions.In accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes, qualified servicemembers/veterans and the spouses/family members of certain servicemembers/veterans receive preference/priority in employment.Eligible applicants are responsible to apply for Veterans’ Preference at the time of submission of any job application.Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals with disabilities to apply, to interview for positions and to perform the essential job functions.