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Recruitment #A0959-E0-o22753


Hillsborough County Government is looking for new members to join our team who are aligned with our core values of commitment to excellence; stellar customer service; and embracing diversity, transparency, and accountability.  Our employees enjoy careers that are professionally and personally rewarding and that provide fair and reliable compensation.   

Hillsborough County Government consists of many independent agencies with over 9,000 combined employees.  We provide a wide range of municipal services to the citizens of Hillsborough County, including law enforcement, detention, fire, street construction and maintenance, courts, library, parks and recreation, planning and zoning, property appraisal, tax collection, water, sewer, and solid waste collection services. In addition, we also employ professionals, paraprofessionals, and clerical staff in a wide range of service support functions, including management, finance, information technology, human resources, facilities, communications, etc. 

Learn more about Hillsborough County or read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity to join our team.


Performs managerial, administrative and supervisory duties in planning, organizing and directing, or assisting in the direction, of accounting activities within a major department, division or a large accounting function.


  • Supervise three finance department employees.
  • Coordinate work of annual audit to include preparing annual financial statements, footnotes, and MD & A.
  • Prepares, or assists in the preparation of the annual budget coordinating with all organizational departments to include payroll budgeting and planning. Monitor status of allocated funds.
  • Ensure TRIM process maintains compliance with state and local laws.
  • Maintain all Treasury Management services and advise CFO of proper courses of action.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements for distribution to board and county authorities.
  • Stay abreast of all statutory requirements and standards as set forth by GASB to ensure organization remains in compliance.
  • Formulate, or participate in the formulation of accounting policies, systems, controls and procedures, and monitor their implementation.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Considerable knowledge of GASB, GAAP, & FASB. 
  • Considerable knowledge of accounting systems to include accounting software.
  • Knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations controlling budgetary, fiscal record-keeping and payroll processing.  
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relations with others within and outside the organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.


Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.

Bachelors degree with a major in Accounting; and
Four years of Governmental Accounting experience in a supervisory role.


Master's degree with a major in Accounting; and
Three years of Governmental Accounting experience in a supervisory role.


Bachelor's degree with a major in Accounting; and
Certification as a Certified Public Accountant; and
Three years of Governmental Accounting experience in a supervisory role.


Associate's Degree with a major in Accounting; and
Two years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
Four years of Governmental Accounting experience in a supervisory role.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Four years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and
Four years of Governmental Accounting experience in a supervisory role.



OPEN AND CLOSED RECRUITMENTS:  We are running concurrent Closed (Internal) and Open recruitments. Internal candidates on a closed eligibility list must be considered first, prior to a selection being made from the open eligibility list. To be considered for the same classification under Open recruitment, internal candidates must also apply under the open recruitment process.


VETERANS' PREFERENCE:  Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.


DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE:  The employers of Hillsborough County have implemented a drug-free workplace and all offers of employment are conditioned on job applicants successfully passing a drug test.


NOTE: Depending on the agency of employment, individuals hired may be required to review Hillsborough County driving eligibility criteria and acknowledge their understanding of its provisions.


NOTE: Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County.  They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.


EXAMINATION: Applicants will be competitively rated on the basis of their training and experience. 


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