Position Overview


Are you an Accounting professional with strong in-house payroll processing skills? Join an organization committed to serving the residents of Broward County! The Accountant I's role includes handling and directly processing the agency's in house payroll for staff and participants in an accurate and timely manner. The incumbent will process assigned contract payments and assist with other Fiscal Department processes as needed.

Position offers full benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, AFLAC, 457 deferred compensation plan with employer match, tuition reimbursement, two (2) paid personal days, eleven (11) paid holidays, and accrual of paid leave time. Apply now!

  • Review, analyze and perform in-house payroll processing function for assigned payroll groups.
  • Compile employee and participant time, production, and payroll data from time sheets and other records.
  • Review contract provider payroll to ensure accuracy prior to submission for reimbursement.
  • Verify employee information, such as exemptions, transfers, increases, insurance changes, deferred compensation deductions, resignations, and other data in order to maintain and update payroll records.
  • Verify attendance, hours worked, and pay adjustments, and post information onto designated records.
  • Examine supporting documentation including leave requests, time sheets, work charts, wage computation, and other information in order to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies.
  • Compute wages and deductions, and enter data into computer.
  • Process adjustments to pay related to previous errors or retroactive increases.
  • Prepare all payroll related disbursements including payroll checks, direct deposit vouchers, tax deposits, and all authorized deductions.
  • Transmit direct deposit data.
  • Prepare and enter payroll related journal entries.
  • Prepare periodic reports such as tax data, reconciliation reports, journal entries, etc. for Fiscal Department as needed.
  • Keep informed about changes in tax and deduction laws that apply to the payroll process. Research and report on payroll related information as required. Respond to
  • Assist in the contract payment process by reviewing and analyzing assigned contracts and contract invoices. Identify discrepancies between contracts and corresponding invoices. Resolve discrepancies and approve invoices for payment.
  • Review and analyze assigned contractors and OJT invoices. Identify discrepancies with OJT and provider contracts with corresponding invoices.
  • Resolve discrepancies and prepare check requisitions for approval of invoices for payment.
  • Analyze and report all deviations from Contracts and Budget. Recommend contract amendments where necessary
  • Provide contract data to providers and their corresponding Program Managers.
  • Coordinate and assist providers with the invoicing process.
  • Prepare a variety of reports including weekly expenditure reports, monthly accrual reports, and invoice spreadsheets.
  • Prepare check requisitions and accruals for invoices.
  • Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local governmental procedures and regulations.
  • Classify, record, and summarize numerical and financial data in order to compile and keep financial records, using journals and ledgers or computers.
  • Code documents according to agency procedures.
  • Operate computers programmed with accounting software to access computerized financial information to record, store, analyze information, and answer general questions as well as those related to specific accounts.
  • Maintain adequate separation of duties as designated by Sr. Vice President and/or stipulated by internal control processes.
  • Operate calculators, typewriters, and copy machines to perform calculations and produce documents.
  • Participate in the agency’s hiring process by serving on screening and interview panels as needed.
  • Participate in agency’s quality improvement initiatives by continually focusing on strategic planning and improving customer service.
  • Communicate with coworkers, management, staff, clients, and the general public in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions for internal controls.
  • Respond promptly when returning telephone calls and replying to correspondence, emails, and faxes.
  • Serve as back-up to assist with Account Payable duties and/or Purchasing Coordinator, as needed.
  • May be assigned other responsibilities on a temporary or ongoing basis as necessary for the delivery of quality service within the Department or CareerSource Broward (CSBD) as an organization.
  • A Bachelor’s degree plus three years of payroll experience is required. Knowledge of accounting principles and Accounts Payable functions and practice required.
  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and possess extensive Excel skills, possess ability to efficiently operate a calculator/adding machine, possess the ability to utilize state workforce development databases and possess the ability to utilize the Internet to conduct research and obtain data.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees at all levels; the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, the ability to prioritize work; the ability to perform many tasks in a short time frame, and the ability to follow oral and written instructions is necessary;

CareerSource Broward provides necessary reasonable accommodation in the interview process upon request to persons with disabilities. Such requests must be made PRIOR to any scheduled interview.

CareerSource Broward is an E-Verify employer. For more information, click on the link to the E-Verify website

All individuals selected for hire must provide original documentation as referenced on the Form I-9 List A or List B and C, documenting their identity and employment eligibility. List B documents must contain a photo.

How To Apply

All applicants must have a CareerSource Broward (CSBD) candidate account. To apply for the selected position, please create an account or log in to your existing candidate account. Applicants are required to submit the documents listed on the account page in order to be considered for current CSBD vacancies. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

CareerSource Broward is an E-Verify employer. For more information, click on the link to the E-Verify website.

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