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ACCOUNTANT 3

  • 508135
  • PHOENIX
  • REMOTE OPTIONS
  • TUCSON
  • VARIOUS-STATEWIDE
  • DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
  • Full-time

DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

We are looking for results-oriented, driven individuals with a thirst for problem solving.

At Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection; through technical and operational excellence; and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are currently looking for employees who are committed to our Agency, passionate to excel in their career and engaged in our mission. Only this caliber of employee will be successful in driving our Agency towards accomplishing our vision.

Accountant 3

 Business & Finance

DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

Job Location:

Address:  Phoenix or Tucson

Posting Details:

Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 

Grade: 22

Closing Date: Open until filled 

This position is available for remote work on a full-time basis within Arizona (including virtual office arrangement).

Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for Accounts Payable; Payrolls; Federal Grants; Cost Recovery; Fixed Assets and Financial Assurance Reviews. Responsible to make sure the invoices process timely; payrolls to process bi-weekly. You will ensure the timely and accurate management of federal grants and the submission of Federal Financial Reports. Approve grant reimbursement through an electronic fund transfer using the ASAP system. Ensure daily grant expenses and revenues are accurate. Approve internal transfers (IET), transfers within the agency and between agencies (ITI and ITA) using the AFIS system. Analyze financial information and supervise the preparation of financial reports to determine or maintain record of fixed assets, liabilities, tax liabilities or other financial activities within an organization. Provide financial assurance analysis and oversight. Supervise the completion of cost recovery billing and the preparation of the “closing package” utilized in preparing the statewide comprehensive annual financial report. Ensure monthly financial review of General Ledger and Budget, Grants, Payroll and Fixed Assets is completed within assigned deadline. Develop financial accounting reports to track expenditures for all programs. Review and/or conduct the reconciliation of reports and financial data, identifying and correcting the error monthly.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, concepts, practices, methods and techniques of government accounting; internal control structures, and fiscal management,
• Comprehensive knowledge of reference materials such as federal regulations, Arizona Revised Statutes, applicable agency manuals, and policies and procedures,
• Working knowledge of financial research methodologies,
• Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices; the analysis and reporting of financial data; Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Selective Preference(s):

• Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, economics.
• 2 years’ experience in personnel, budget analysis, accounting, data processing or resource allocation

Benefits:

Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:
· 10 paid holidays per year
· Accrual of sick and annual leave beginning at 12 and 13 days per year respectively for full-time employees
· A top-ranked retirement program with lifetime pension benefits
· A robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability
· An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program
· We promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility
· We offer a variety of learning and career development opportunities

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

Retirement:

ASRS Lifetime Pension Benefit

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting HPO@azdeq.gov.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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.