Polk County


Fiscal Specialist II

Bartow, Florida

Bartow, FL

Order: 78148

Order Type : Temp to Permanent

CODE 1661




(Facilities Management)

Pay Range: $15.42/hr. - $22.95/hr. ($32,073.60 - $47,736.00/annually)

Shift: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (40 hrs/week)

Location: 2160 Marshall Edwards Drive Bartow, FL 33830

Health Benefits Package, Including Paid Holidays

Must have the physical, developmental and mental ability to perform job tasks, work efforts, responsibilities and duties of the job illustrated below:


Will include many if not all of the following:

  • Receives, reviews and prepares fiscal invoices, statements, and/or purchase orders, relative correspondence and reports for payment authorization and appropriate signatures.

  • Prepares, reviews, verifies and distributes fiscal matters/purchase orders within appropriate budget allocations.

  • Audits program finances to ensure funds are properly expended and recorded in accordance with established county, state and federal policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines.

  • Prepares, maintains and monitors grant and budgetary controls of allocated funds.

  • Ensures that account balances are accurate, updated and sufficient for proposed expenditures prior to forwarding for approval.

  • Requests purchase orders, prepayment vouchers, and invoices from other areas in the unit and/or county.

  • Uses independent judgment in placement of funds to specific account.

  • Prepares monthly financial reports.

  • Prepares annual report of receipts and vouchers for auditing supervisor.

  • Designs, develops and prepares accounting forms and documents necessary for the proper reporting and forwarding of financial data.

  • Assists IT in development of systems and procedures.

  • May assist in training.

  • May assume lead worker responsibilities overseeing the work of others.


  • Knowledge of bookkeeping principles and purchasing procedures.

  • Knowledge of record keeping methods, practices and procedures.

  • Knowledge of office practices, procedures and equipment.

  • Ability to make accurate mathematical calculations.

  • Ability to maintain accounting records and prepare reports.

  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.

  • Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with the public and other employees.

  • Knowledge of English, punctuation, spelling and arithmetic.

  • Ability to type, utilizing personal computers, related software and other office equipment of the assigned work unit.

  • Ability to work independently and adhere to prescribed routines and practices.

  • Ability to develop effective work methods and procedures.

  • Ability to prepare, draft, and compose routine documents including business letters, memoranda, and related program materials.

  • Ability to oversee the work of others.

  • Performs related duties as required.


  • Graduate of an accredited high school or possess an acceptable equivalency diploma and have a minimum of four (4) years bookkeeping or related responsible accounting/fiscal experience.

  • Must be able to utilize all features afforded by word processing software and other required software and personal computers utilized by assigned unit.

  • Must have a valid driver's license and be able to secure a valid Florida driver's license at the time of employment within this classification should it be required of the work unit.

  • A comparable amount of training and related experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

  • Must be able to pass a national background check, mandated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, to include on-line security training.


This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County.

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