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ACCOUNTANT 2

  • 507525
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION
  • Full-time

DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION

Delivering results that matter by providing best in class support services.

ACCOUNTANT 2

DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION

Job Location:

Address:  100 N. 15th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007

 

Posting Details:

Salary: Up to $58,000 

Grade: 20

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

The Arizona Department of Administration is seeking an Accountant II to join the Division of Business and Finance team. This position will provide professional accounting services for the customers of the Health Insurance Trust and Employee Benefits Trust fund including recording and tracking billings and adjustments to accounts receivable, repairing and entering daily cash receipts, processing account vendor payments, performing a number of daily/bi-weekly/monthly reconciliations, and acting as lead for accounting intern positions.

Job Duties:

-Processing of daily cash receipts to include wires, interfacing files for CR docs, scanning, opening and logging checks
-Creating and uploading daily new customer and/or address changes input into the Arizona Financial Information System (AFIS) and processing vendor name changes
-Updating spreadsheets and databases for active members/LWOP and prepare deposits
-Reconcile internal worksheets, schedules, and reports against AFIS records to validate the accuracy of the related statements or reports, including one time deduction reconciliation, credit card reconciliation, and monthly premium packets
-Prepare payments for vendors and internal transfers between state agencies on a daily basis as high priority payments - transfers include ASRS, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Surviving Spouse (SPP) and IET expenditure corrections and payments include refunds to customers
-Check the group HITF email box and manage communications, as well as working tickets in Cherwell
-Act as lead and assist with training of accounting interns

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
-Advanced governmental and financial accounting principles and theory (FASB, GASB)
-Use of the AFIS accounting system
-Reconciliation procedures
-Acquisition, disposal, and depreciation methods for fixed assets
-Accrual, cash, and fund (modified accrual) based accounting
-ADOA rules and regulations
-Database structures or other applications necessary to use and modify data

Skilled in:
-Math at a college level: ratio analysis, amortization calculations, variance analysis, cost of goods sold calculations, and multivariable problem solving
-Oral and written communications
-Operating computers and software applications
-Analyzing and interpreting ADOA policy and procedures
-Work management, time management, and organization
-Analyzing and interpreting financial data to support judgements and decisions
-Work techniques necessary to maintain accounting records in automated accounting systems
-Interpersonal and group communication, and team building

Ability to:
-Merge both knowledge and skill within a dynamic environment to produce a wide variety of accounting specialties within the confines of a single position

Selective Preference(s):

-Experience working in the State accounting environment.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

-Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
-Background and reference check, including a state and federal criminal records check
-Requires possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driving training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

Benefits:

The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
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

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

Retirement:

-Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
-Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shelia Wiggins-Wayne at shelia.wiggins@azdoa.gov for assistance.

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.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.