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Senior Accountant
Who we are 
The State Board of Administration of Florida (SBA) provides a variety of investment and trust services to various Florida governmental entities. A key responsibility is to manage the assets of the Florida Retirement System Pension Plan, which is one of the largest public pension plans in the United States. The SBA’s primary focus is on investment management as it does not administer pension plan benefits. The SBA is responsible for administering the FRS Investment Plan (a defined contribution plan), the Lawton Chiles Endowment Fund, the Local Government Surplus Funds Trust Fund (currently known as Florida PRIME), the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund and a variety of smaller funds.
At the SBA, we recognize that it is the talented colleagues behind our investment and trust management services who enable us to prudently balance risk and rewards and adhere to the highest professional and fiduciary standards. We are committed to seeking individuals who will enhance our team by contributing both to our knowledge pool and to the ethics and integrity that underscore our services.

What we need
The SBA is currently seeking a Senior Accountant in our Accounting department. The successful candidate is expected to stay current on U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) requirements and SBA accounting processes, and to accurately compile and analyze financial data to effectively maintain SBA’s financial accounting records. The position’s responsibilities include tracking, reconciling, correcting and recording (via journal voucher) financial transactions of the SBA.
What you’ll do
  • Perform year-end closeout and verification processes
  • Performs reconciliation and verification procedures associated with Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund
  • Prepares and/or reviews various reconciliations and verification procedures
  • Prepares a variety of monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Develops and maintains thorough knowledge of the SBA systems, operations and procedures and participates in Accounting’s cross-training plan
  • Performs other duties as assigned
What you should have
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting and three years of related experience. Must possess a Certified Public Accountant certificate from the Florida State Board of Accountancy
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  
  • Advance computer skills to include performing advanced queries
  • Skill in analyzing accounting processes and improving or creating new procedures/processes
  • Skill in analyzing and interpreting accounting standards, regulations, and other authoritative guidance, specifically as it relates to governmental accounting
  • Skill in analyzing complex accounting issues and making appropriate recommendations
  • Skill in collecting/organizing accounting data, interpreting its significance, and preparing accurate financial reports
  • Skill in independently analyzing and solving reconciliation discrepancies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written) and the ability to effectively train others
  • Ability to independently manage multiple complex projects simultaneously and meet varying deadlines
  • Ability to independently solve problems through application of analysis and critical thinking
  • Ability to learn new skills in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to perform accurately in a detail oriented environment
  • Ability to perform at a high level in a team environment and to effectively execute all job responsibilities
 
Hiring Range: $66,600 - $83,300
To review the full position description and apply, visit https://jobs.sbafla.com.
 
Candidates may reach out to me at natalie.brou@sbafla.com or 850-413-1265.
Position: Senior Accountant
Organization: Florida State Board of Administration
Location: Tallahassee,  FL 
United States
Salary: $66,600 - $83,300
Posting Start Date: 1/13/2021
Date Posted: 1/13/2021
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Status: This listing expires on: 2/12/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Florida State Board of Administration
Address:
1801 Hermitage Blvd. Suite 100

Tallahassee,  FL 32308
United States
Email:
natalie.brou@sbafla.com
Phone:
(850) 413-1265
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