The Arizona State Treasures Office Banking Division is responsible for overseeing the State’s bank accounts by reconciling and analyzing bank statements and recording adjustments. The Division also finds banking solutions for State agencies with merchant services and depositing needs. The Division also processes and records journal entries for incoming and outgoing wires and ACH transactions, credit card transactions, and other banking items that affect the bank accounts. In conjunction with internal journals, the Division uses the Arizona Financial Information System to reconcile several balance sheet accounts.
The State Treasurer is seeking a motivated accountant to do the following:
• Perform a wide variety of accounting task such as maintaining ledgers, recording entries, interacting with state agencies and numerous financial institutions
• Maintain effective fiscal management by analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating accounts and reporting systems, procedures, policies and methods
• Resolve problems and questions presented by management, state agencies and financial institutions regarding accounting transactions, policies and procedures
• Use automated accounting systems and applications to retrieve and review data files, analyze information and research and resolve issues
• Respond to inquiries from the banks and state agencies regarding various financial transactions and adjustments
• Prepare and analyze internal reports that accurately reflect bank balances and anticipated transactions for management and other divisions within the agency
• Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts and bank accounts
• Back up job duties of other accountants and accounting specialists
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and abilities:
• Provide customer service
• Establish and maintaining interpersonal relationships
• Organization and project management
• Analysis and interpretation of financial data
• Learn principles, practices, methods, and techniques of governmental accounting
• Learn and adhere to the State of Arizona Accounting guidelines and procedures
• Work efficiently to meet deadlines
• Adapt to changing priorities
• Assess situations and make sound decisions
REQUIRED: A bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university, or a bachelor’s degree in related field with a minimum of 24 semester hours in accounting courses.
Candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal history investigation.
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Treasury Human Resources at 602-542-7875.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.