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ACCOUNTANT 2 (eligible for Remote Work)

  • 508289
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Jul 8 2022 at 23:55 MST


Housing is the foundation for success. We lead and collaborate with our community partners to create, preserve and invest in affordable housing. We protect housing consumers and revitalize communities to make Arizona the best place to live.


Job Location:

Address:  1110 W. Washington Street, Suite 280, Phoenix, AZ 85007

This position is available for remote work within Arizona (including in office hoteling), as well as a flexible schedule.

Posting Details:

Salary: $40,000 - $55,000 

Grade: 20

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

This position will perform work of significant volume under the supervision of the Accounting Supervisor, in the Finance & Accounting Division.

Job Duties:

Duties include accounting tasks associated with accounting for state and federally funded programs of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and U.S. Treasury. This position will be responsible for performing financial procedures, including AP and AR, requiring the standardized application of established accounting principles, theories, concepts, and practices. Review and/or conduct the reconciliation of reports and financial data, identifying or correcting inconsistencies or errors. Use of the Arizona Financial Information System (AFIS) or other State financial platforms, and other applications to retrieve and review data, analyze information, track revenues and expenditures, and track contracts status. Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy and completeness. Other duties as assigned as related to the position.

This position is available for remote work within Arizona (including in office hoteling), as well as a flexible schedule.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Highly desirable candidates will have knowledge and expertise in the State's Arizona Financial Information System (AFIS). Knowledge of principles and practices of accounting; a high degree of expertise in Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Google Suite; exceptional attention to detail; ability to produce accurate, detailed reports under tight deadlines; ability to handle materials with confidentiality; diplomacy and courtesy when dealing with other agency personnel key to gathering information in the compilation of reports. The financial reporting system used by the State of Arizona is infoAdvantage. Knowledge of State and Federal regulations pertaining to general accounting practices is a plus.

Selective Preference(s):


Pre-Employment Requirements:



The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

• Sick Leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and Dental Insurance
• Retirement Plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance.

By providing the option of a remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive.

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) is required. New hires may be subject to a 27 week waiting period for enrollment.

Contact Us:

Visit our website at housing.az.gov


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.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.