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ACCOUNTANT

  • 509067
  • PHOENIX
  • REMOTE OPTIONS
  • BOARD OF NURSING
  • Full-time

ARIZONA BOARD OF NURSING

The mission of the Arizona State Board of Nursing is to protect and promote the welfare of public by ensuring that each person holding a nursing license or certificate is competent to practice safely. The Board fulfills its mission through the regulation of the practice of nursing and the approval of nursing education programs. The mission, derived from the Nursing Practice Act, supersedes the interest of any individual, the nursing profession, or any special interest group.

ACCOUNTANT

Job Location:

1740 West Adams Street Suite 2000
Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Posting Details:

Hourly Pay Range: $16.07 - $28.76 

Grade: 19

This position will remain open until filled  

Job Summary:

Responsible for performing a variety of accounting and budgeting functions and/or transactions including cycle of accounts payable/accounts receivable activities including auditing and verifying accuracy.

The Accountant will prepare and process fiscal transactions, review and reconcile billing records and accounts, analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.

This position also performs general administrative duties including filing and serving as backup for the mail distribution.

Job Duties:

• Generate various accounting reports including credit card data and Neopost balance reports. Enter and process various payments into multiple systems including ORBS, jBilling, and AFIS. Perform Procurement functions including receiving items in APP. Tagging and Adding ASET numbers to fixed asset items including logging serial numbers. Managing Annual Physical inventory listing. Work with the Administrative Assistant in maintaining supply inventory listing

• Makes entries and revisions to agency accounts, ledgers, and financial records. Reviewing and verification of payments received for credit card and fingerprinting transactions. Scanning and uploading supporting documentation in to AFIS including Transfers and GAX’s. Research and Reconcile credit card transactions weekly in the payment gateway system. Process manual checks. Process and verifying refunds issued as well as reconciling refund transactions. Examines and verifies such fiscal transactions as billing invoices, payments, or other financial documents

• Applies the principles, theories, and concepts of accounting to a specific system. Performs defined accounting tasks such as examining a variety of financial statements for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or other specific accounting requirements; reconciles reports and financial data, and identifies apparent inconsistencies or errors

• Use automated accounting systems and applications to retrieve and review data files, analyze information, track revenues and/or expenditures, and analyze contracts status. Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, or maintain solutions to business and financial problems

• Serve as mail room backup. Process incoming mail by sorting mail received, organize and distribute. Process outgoing mail by preparing packages and mail and ensuring the mail has the right amount of postage. Keep track of mail and postage inventory and supplies. Order new supplies when necessary. Process fingerprint cards. Responsible for receiving, tracking and distributing supplies and copier related duties.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):
 
Knowledge:
 
• Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices; the analysis and reporting of financial data; Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); comprehensive knowledge of the principles, concepts, practices, methods and techniques of government accounting
 
• Considerable knowledge of the methods and techniques of automated financial systems
 
• 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
 
• Internal control structures, and fiscal management

Skills:

• Considerable skill in analysis, interpretation and communication of financial data

• Computer and Desktop applications such has word and excel

• Proficient with 10 key typing and data entry skills

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Math computation and research skills

Ability:

• Understand, interpret and apply the fundamental principles of accounting and general fiscal and financial record keeping practices in the performance of assigned tasks

• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

• Maintain ledgers and journals

• Analyze fiscal data

Selective Preference(s):

• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting preferred

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver license record checks, required to maintain acceptable driving records and complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11)

• Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver license appropriate to the assignment

Benefits:

The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

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

• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

• Health and dental insurance

• Retirement plan

• Sick leave

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 Mike Dodd at MDodd@azbn.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.