Finance and Accounting Manager

Court Administration / Finance
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State-Funded Position


The Finance and Accounting Manager is responsible for managing the accounting/fiscal activities for the Circuit in compliance with GAAP, government regulations and circuit policies. The manager is responsible for supervising staff, planning, training, accounting/fiscal functions of responsibility, procedure and regulation compliance; managing and overseeing the processing of invoices, interacting with executive level administrators and managerial personnel, vendors; manage administrative functions, including overseeing the preparation of annual financial statements and financial reports. This position develops and implements procedures within organizational policies, reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business management, finance, accounting or closely related field. Five years of related experience, including two years of supervisory and budget experience; additional relevant experience may substitute for college education on a year-for-year basis. State of Florida CPA licensure is a plus.

Essential Duties

The ideal candidate manages the processing of invoices and travel reimbursements for the State Court System, via FLAIR, MFMP, and P-card system. The person oversees administrative matters, manages the preparation of and reviews financial reports, develops and administers training and oversees fiscal functions such as revenue, analyzes and reconciles accounts, plans and manages budgets, processes accounts payable and/or receivables, and maintains financial records. Approves purchase orders and purchasing requisitions for vendors for county and state purchases.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

The ideal candidate will possess a professional, collaborative, and upbeat approach to their work and leadership style. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, the ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines are essential to success in the role. Applicants must have strong analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail and advanced proficiency with financial accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel).

Must have a demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse set of people in an open and friendly manner.

How to Apply

Each completed package shall include the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • State of Florida application form, available at this LINK.

The application package must be submitted to: Chief of Personnel, Tammy Anton, at


IIncomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will continue to be received until 5:00 PM on Friday, February 23, 2018. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any of the protected classes.

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in the interviewing process once selected, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Tammy Anton, Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, Palm Beach County Courthouse, 205 North Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, Florida 33401; telephone number (561) 355-4380 at least 7 days before your scheduled either in-person or telephonic interview; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call “711.”