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Position Description

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Finance Operations Analyst
ID 5056
Pay Range 45,968 - 73,548.80
Advertise Close Date 7/8/22
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Finance Operations Analyst

Classification Title: Finance Operations Analyst, C23

Location: 14 South Ft Harrison Avenue, Clearwater, Florida 33756
The Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller is seeking a Finance Operations Analyst to join the Finance Division as part of the Clerk's Finance Treasury Management Team. The position supports multiple agencies and department operations that require centralized and comprehensive services of county-wide processes related to Accounts Receivable. This position conducts complex financial work utilizing the Oracle ERP system in a multi-fund/multi-account environment. This position is a professional accounting and finance assignment in the Accounts Receivable Department responsible for supporting, maintaining, and reviewing revenue transactions and processes. This work exceeds the journey level in the job class series because the position must regularly perform one or more predefined critical operations and functions or assignments recognized to transcend the whole performance level. The position reports to a supervisor.

What does Pinellas County offer?

  • Health (Point of Service and Health Savings Account-Consumer Driven Plan), vision, prescription, dental, life insurance, and a flexible spending account (FSA) option
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 9-11 paid County holidays; 2 floating holidays and 2 personal days (pro-rated); annual leave (accrue 15 days in the first year; to be used as sick leave, personal business, vacation)
  • Florida Retirement System (FRS) Pension or Investment Plan. The FRS is the 4th largest state retirement system in the country, providing benefits to over 400,000 retirees. Pinellas County contributes to employees' retirement plan savings, and employees contribute just 3% of their pretax pay towards the plan.
  • Deferred compensation employee-funded pretax retirement savings: Deferred comp is an easy way to set aside earnings to help you fund your retirement. You can enroll for as little as $10 per pay period, and you can stop, start or change the enrollment at any time.
  • Wellness Program – Wellness activities, free fitness centers, and wellness webinars on physical, social, emotional, and financial well-being.
  • Tuition Reimbursement - Reimburses up to $2,800 in education expenses for eligible employees for job skills improvement or career development.
  • Employee Discount Program – Available at no cost to employees and offers discounts on theme park tickets, consumer items, financial services, and more.

Essential Job Functions

  • Research and review complex receipt issues and provide recommendations to supervisors.
  • Create invoices in the Oracle Accounts Receivable Module.
  • Creates adjustments and credit memo's in support of internal and external departments.
  • Creates journal entries and accounts payable templates to process transactions in Oracle ERP.
  • Collaborate with departments and constitutional offices to resolve and improve processes relating to the receivables module.
  • Maintain all deadlines and display a comprehensive understanding of the County's receivable processes and procedures.
  • Collaborate on ways to gain efficiencies and disseminate process improvements to the accounts receivable team.
  • Review fee schedules to ensure proper billing for all departments.
  • Perform risk-based quality audit and review of revenue receipts.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products with a heavy emphasis on Excel.
  • Works with external auditors, internal auditors, and professionals during the audit process and serves as a professional team member to produce comprehensive finance, accounting, analytics, and reports.
  • Perform remote deposit process daily.
  • Receipts EFT and checks daily.
  • Processes Retiree Billings.
  • Performs related work as assigned or required.

Position Specific Requirements

Experience – Professional experience in highly automated computer systems completing general ledger and technical accounting work. An in-depth understanding and knowledge of ERP systems and Oracle applications are highly desirable.

Education - degree in finance, accounting, business, public administration, or other related fields.

  • Five years of experience as described above.
  • Associate degree as described above, and 3 years of experience as described above.
  • Bachelor's degree as described above and 1 of years of experience as described above.
  • A Master's degree as described above and some experience as described above.
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

 

  • Assignment to work various work schedules, including critical work periods in special, emergency, or disaster situations.

Highly Desirable

  • Experience with Oracle e-Business Suite.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products. Intermediate or higher-level experience in Excel. Experience should include the ability in Excel to create and analyze pivot tables, sort, filter, query, and use logical and text functions (e.g., IF, LEFT, MID, CONCAT, VLOOKUP).
  • Experience with multi-fund, mid-sized county government accounting.
  • Extensive analytical skills to ensure accuracy and integrity of transactions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge and mastery of most advanced accounts receiveable business practices and procedures, including accounting systems, procedures, regulations, and source documents including expenditure, revenue, general ledger, and related accounting procedures and the interrelationship of internal and external record-keeping systems.
  • Ability to independently analyze data and draw logical conclusions.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, particularly as applied to governmental accounting and financial reporting
  • Advanced skills with all Microsoft Office Programs: Excel, Word, Outlook, and Teams.
  • Knowledge of highly complex and advanced financial reporting practices in a large multi-fund environment.
  • Knowledge of accounting and audit methodology, terminology and standards.
  • Knowledge of governmental accounting practices, financial accounting, and fund organization.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures relevvant to the Treasury and Revenue Management Department.
  • Knowledge of the Oracle Financials ERP System or other computerized governmental finance management systems.
  • Ability to comprehend complex finance and accounting data, finance policies, procedures, matters, and information;
  • Ability to communicate ideas, findings, and recommendations in a clear, concise manner both verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to apply computer applications and software to operate a personal computer, research, analyze, review performance activities, prepare presentations, reports, and papers, enter and retrieve information, monitor work performed, and communicate to customers and stakeholders;

Physical/Mental Demands 

The work is sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:  

  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. 
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling. 
  • Handling: Picking, holding, or otherwise working, primarily with the whole hand. 
  • Visual ability: Sufficient to effectively operate office equipment including copier, computer, etc.; and to read and write reports, correspondence, instructions, etc. 
  • Hearing ability: Sufficient to hold a conversation with other individuals both in person and over a telephone; and to hear a recording on transcription device. 
  • Speaking ability: Sufficient to communicate effectively with other individuals in person and over the telephone. 
  • Mental acuity: Ability to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes. 
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. 
  • Repetitive motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers. 

 Working Conditions 

  • Work is performed in a dynamic environment that requires sensitivity to change and responsiveness to changing goals, priorities, and needs.  

This position has supplemental questions. If unable to complete all questions, you may save your answers as a draft during the application process and return at any time prior to the closing date. Please note that the application is complete upon final submission. 

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