Equal Employment Employer - Veterans Preference - Drug Free Workplace
The Highlands County Clerk of Courts has the following positions available at this time:
Accountant I - Accountant III
The Accountant is responsible for performing highly specialized accounting work to ensure that all financial accounting records maintained by the Clerk of Courts are fairly and accurately presented. Working under the direction of the Accounting Director and Manager, the Accountant is expected to ensure that all revenues, expenditures, assets, and liabilities are properly recorded and actively participate in the preparation of the county’s annual financial report and various other reporting requirements. The position requires extensive knowledge and practical application of accounting methodologies as well as accurate and timely maintenance of financial records following governmental accounting and reporting standards. The Accountant is expected to participate in the year-end close and audit process as well as the implementation and continued compliance with applicable standards. (GASB, GAAP, Single Audit, etc) Strong financial and analytical skills are required. The Accountant is required to be a highly motivated self-starter with review and proofing experience.
Completed applications may be returned in person to the Clerk of Courts receptionist located within the Government Center or mailed to the following address:
Highlands County Clerk of Courts
Attn: Human Resources
590 S. Commerce Ave.
Sebring, Florida 33870