Walton County Sheriff's Office - Fiscal Assistant (External)

Job Overview

Department Walton County Sheriff's Office
Job TitleFiscal Assistant (External)
Salary$35,797 - $51,172
Deadline Sep 10, 2021 6:00 PM Eastern
Location Defuniak Springs , FL
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Notice: This job closes at 6:00 PM Eastern on Sep 10, 2021

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*PLEASE NOTE: This job closes at 5:00PM CST/6:00PM EST*




POSITION TITLE:                          Fiscal Assistant

CLOSING DATE:                           Until Filled

ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:         Pay Band 109: $35,797 - $51,172



Under general supervision, the Fiscal Assistant will perform a wide variety of accounting duties, including fiscal administrative tasks, grant research and compilation and a variety of other tasks in support of the assigned area of responsibility; and perform related duties, as required.


Perform technical and administrative duties in support of financial activities and operations.

Support the grants requirement and implementation for the Agency.

Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grant’s administration process.

Apply for/write grants for the Agency while consulting with Executive staff to determine needs and objectives.

Perform relevant research to identify available grant opportunities and evaluate the results.

Prepare financial and budget plans with the Finance department in accordance with each grant requirement.

Prepare documents related to grant-funded programs.

Maintain records of all payments and receivables and prepare monthly records for all grant related activities.

Maintain audit trail and supporting document files; review files to determine accuracy of supporting documents; inform appropriate managers or vendors when additional supporting documents are required.

Research, collect, and compile information from various sources for a variety of accounting areas; assist with interpreting and analyzing data and preparing technical records, reports, and summaries.

Maintain a variety of hard copy and/or electronic documents and records.

Provide assistance to co-workers, as well as to management and directors.

Perform related duties and responsibilities, as assigned.



  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Good understanding of the Agency’s overall objectives
  • Ability to work with a team and provide support to staff
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, and produce quality results on time with attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using computers with related knowledge of software programs and internet.



  • Applicant must have an Associate’s degree or in lieu of a degree five (5) years of experience in administrative assistant, fiscal services, or banking services.

    Applicant must have prior experience with managing project portfolios.

    Preference will be given to applicants that have experience and/or certifications from recognized institutes with specialized courses in grant processes.


Applicants may be required to successfully complete:

Background investigation which includes, but is not limited to: criminal check, driving check, credit check, and previous employment check.

Polygraph Examination.

Panel Interview.

Drug Screen including nicotine panel.

Please contract Human Resources at hr@waltonso.org for any questions.

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The Walton County Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace.  If you need an accommodation because of a disability in order to participate in the application/selection process, please notify the Hiring Authority or Human Resources in advance.  Preference shall be given to certain veterans and spouses of veterans as provided by Chapter 295, Florida Statutes.  Applicants claiming preference must submit a Form DD-214.

Please direct questions regarding this position to hr@waltonso.org

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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