Severn Trent Services Accountant II – District Accountant (Tech 4) in Williston, Florida



The Accountant II is responsible for performing a variety of accounting tasks supporting government entities.



  • Performs some or all of various accounting functions, including:

  • Ensure revenues are collected and recorded; Verify that expenditures are made in accordance with policies, SOPs and are in accordance with appropriate regulations; Records and reconciles all bank transactions; Prepares cash forecasts and ensures appropriate levels of liquidity are maintained; Produces timely financial reports in accordance with Government Accounting Standards Board principles; Performs financial and budget analyses to understand sources of funding, revenue levels and key budgetary trends.

  • Participates in the preparation, evaluation, justification and maintenance of budgets and budgetary controls.

  • Prepares audit schedules and financial records for external auditors and works with them to review reporting processes and mechanisms. Reviews annual external audit reports to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  • Maintains all financial and accounting records in accordance with regulatory guidelines and Government Accounting Standards Board principles.

  • Ensures compliance with all statutory and bond regulations and requirements. Ensures timely filing of audits, state returns and dissemination of information.

  • Other duties as assigned.



Education/Experience : BS degree in Accounting or Finance and 3+ years of experience in governmental accounting.

Technical : Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications & internet. Knowledge of GAAP, fund accounting, and auditing practices, public agency budgeting practices and principles.

Communication : Communicates clearly & professionally. Contributes to a positive internal & external customer experience. Maintains composure in challenging situations. Collaborates with others. Asks for constructive feedback. Communicates detailed information.

Problem Solving & Quality : Pays attention to detail. Identifies & solves complex issues. Escalates issues accordingly; Checks work for quality. Shares suggestions to improve quality & productivity. Identifies, solves complex issues.

Managing For Results : Works independently with minimal supervision. Takes projects to completion. Follows all company policies & SOPs. Manages multiple tasks, projects & priorities. Demonstrates flexibility in workflow/scheduling.

Leadership & Initiative : Demonstrates a positive attitude. Acts in accordance with company vision, mission & values. Takes accountability for own performance. Willing to take on additional assignments. Seeks out opportunities for leadership & development. Trains others. Takes charge in absence of supervisor.


The work environment is characteristic of an office environment: sitting, standing, walking, bending and lifting are required to perform job responsibilities. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 20 lbs.



Job ID 2018-3027

Type Regular Full-Time

Location(s) US-FL-Williston

Posted Date 3/13/2018

Category Management Services