Accountant (Accounts Payable)

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The Accountant contributes to the financial wellbeing of CenterState CEO, its subsidiaries and affiliates.  Responsibilities include performing accounting functions, monitoring financial controls, ensuring adherence to policies and procedures, preparing reports, and achieving fiscal accuracy/timeliness.

Division/Department: Finance

Reports to: Senior Vice President of Finance

FLSA Status: Exempt/ Full-Time

To apply: Forward cover letter and resume to

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary Duties

Perform specific accounting functions, including but not limited to:

  • Process vendor invoices for payment.  Code, verify and electronically enter accounts payable data into ledgers and post to vendor statements ensuring accuracy of general ledger coding and cash disbursements.
  • Follow up on account statements and other discrepancies regarding payment of accounts. Serve as liaison between departments and vendors in the resolution of administrative problems and inquiries.
  • Prepare and process bank transfers and ACH’s.
  • Generate and send out invoices; follow, collect and allocate payments according to specific deadlines.
  • Post receipts and initiate cash transfers, post interim and monthly journal entries as assigned to maintain accurate general ledger.
  • Prepare and ensure timely bank deposits.
  • Complete assigned bank reconciliations in a timely manner.
  • Grant financial management
  • Ensure internal financial controls are always followed.
  • Support the preparation and completion of monthly, quarterly, and year-end processes within the finance department.
  • Support Senior Vice President of Finance in monthly and, yearend closing process as well as preparation of the annual budget as deemed relevant by the Senior Vice President of Finance.
  • Participate in the year-end audit process for CenterState CEO’s multiple entities.
  • Respond to employees who need questions answered.

Secondary Duties

  • Cross train with other department members including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and ledger. Provide back-up support as requested or needed.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of policies and procedures.
  • Perform any tasks needed or assigned, within the scope of the position, to provide outstanding customer service to other employees and outside vendors and members, and support our values of Integrity, Inclusion, Agility and Collaboration.
  • Keep abreast of all Company policies, procedures and accounting and finance systems to aid staff and back-up coverage.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field. Years of experience at a ratio of 2:1 may be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of general accounting experience required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and circumstances.
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel. Sage 100 experience preferred.
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Travel: No travel is expected for this position.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Close mental and visual attention required to perform work dealing primarily with preparing and analyzing data and figures, performing detailed accounting work, using a computer terminal or other electronic equipment for research, and/or extensive reading. 
  • General office equipment is used.
  • May be required to sit for extended periods of time.

Work Environment:

There is no exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Work is performed in a typical office environment.


  • All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. 
  • The company reserves the right to add to or revise an employee's job duties at any time at its sole discretion.
  • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

CenterState CEO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, creed, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, military status, or veteran's status.

All CDC guidelines for business will be followed regarding mask mandates, social distancing, and other COVID-19 prevention distancing and not limited to an array of best practices regarding COVID-19 prevention.