Florida Farm Bureau Federation is currently seeking an Accounting Specialist to play a critical accounting department support role to the CFO, Controller, and/or Accountant.

NOTE: The listed pay range is the starting pay range for the position.

At Florida Farm Bureau Federation, you will be part of the state’s largest agricultural organization representing 132,000 member families. You will be inspired to share in one voice focused on the future of what we eat, wear, and use every day so that agriculture thrives for future generations.

Why Florida Farm Bureau Federation?

  • You’ll be advocating on behalf of Florida’s farmers and ranchers.
  • Your efforts will help ensure locally-grown, healthy food options are available for families.
  • You get to work with a passionate team of professionals and advocates.
  • You’ll have a positive work environment with supportive managers and teammates.
  • You will experience the reward of assisting in the healthy future of what we eat.
  • You will be part of a company that invests in you!

At Florida Farm Bureau Federation, we understand that attracting the best talent requires more than just a challenging role. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to enrich your life both in and out of the office. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 401k Retirement Plan: You will be able to participate in a 401k retirement program with a company match of up to 4% of your annual, eligible gross wages. An annual employer contribution will also be added for all eligible employees each year.
  • Professional Development: You will have the opportunity to obtain special training and enjoy an annual staff retreat paid for by the company.
  • Paid Time Off: As a new employee, you will receive 19 PTO days per year.
  • Paid Holidays: You will receive at least 9 paid holidays per year.
  • Health Insurance: You will have the opportunity to enroll in health insurance with several options to choose from.
  • Other Insurance: You will be able to enroll in other group insurance benefits such as dental, vision, life, disability, other supplemental benefits.
  • Flexible Spending Account! You will have the option to have a Flexible Spending Account.
  • And there’s more! Your insurance benefits become effective the first of the month following your employment start date!

The Accounting Specialist works closely with the CFO, Controller, and/or Accountant to provide support on all financial affairs including reviewing interim financial statements and maintaining the organization’s overall accounting systems, procedures, and policies.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Prepare daily bank deposits for non-profit and for-profit entities.
  • Review financial statements for accuracy and legal compliance.
  • Prepare and file various tax returns (990 series, F1120, 1120, TPP, Sales Tax).
  • Review account postings for efficiency and accuracy.
  • Organize and update financial records.
  • Assist with annual budget preparation.
  • Prepare documentation for external auditors.

To thrive in this role, you’ll need:

  • Associate’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • Five years of accounting and payroll experience.
  • OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Enrolled Agents license or Certified Payroll Professional license preferred.
  • QuickBooks Enterprise, QuickBooks Desktop, and/or QuickBooks online experience desired.
  • Candidates with experience with payroll and human resources experience highly preferred.
  • Ability to problem-solve payroll tax and sales tax-related questions.
  • Ability to assist and train with QuickBooks, financial accounting, and payroll.
  • Ability to discuss and present complex accounting issues to various audiences, including volunteer board of directors and administrative staff.
  • Must be self-motivated and analytical with strong organizational skills.
  • High attention to detail with professional verbal and written communications skills.
  • Excellent time-management skills.
  • Must be accountable with prompt follow-through.
  • Must possess a sold understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles.
  • Some overnight travel may be required.

Florida Farm Bureau Federation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $49,737.00 – $62,154.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • What is your salary requirement?
  • Please explain any gaps in employment on your resume.
  • Were you previously employed by this organization and, if so, when and what position?
  • Please provide the reason for leaving each job listed on your resume.
  • If college degree was not obtained, please provide number of years of college and field(s) of study.
  • Do you have an Enrolled Agents license or Certified Payroll Professional license?
  • Do you have experience with payroll and human resources?
  • Do you have experience with QuickBooks Enterprise, Desktop, and/or Online?
  • Do you have an Associate’s degree in accounting or finance and five years of accounting and payroll experience; or an equal combination of education and experience?


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • accounting and payroll: 5 years (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Gainesville, FL 32608: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person