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  • 509572
  • Full-time


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.


Job Location:

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

Posting Details:



Grade: 18

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:

As an Accounting Specialist 2, under direction of an Accounts Payable Manager, this position will be responsible for work of medium difficulty providing support to customers related to agency payments. Activities of the Invoicing team includes, but not limited to, reviewing/submitting invoice payments, in our Arizona Procurement Portal (APP) as well as Arizona Financial Information System (AFIS), creating encumbrance documents and transfers within AFIS, vendor account management and research. This position is within the Invoicing team and will collaborate with the Purchasing team to direct and participate in invoice payments. This position is responsible for ensuring that the quality of the work products are acceptable and accurate; and ensuring that deadlines are met.

Currently, the Agency utilizes the Arizona Financial Information Systems (AFIS) for all budget and expenditure tracking. AFIS is the official accounting system and system of record for the State of Arizona's fiscal information. This position needs to be proficient in the Arizona Procurement Portal for oversight and entry of invoices in assigned area related to payments. This includes, but not limited to, reviewing purchase orders, researching/resolving issues and receipts as part of the three-way match process, review invoices, and prepare payment documents.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of Accounting principles, concepts, practices methods and techniques of government accounting; internal control structures; Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Arizona Revised Statutes related to program funding.

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or other related field


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


ASRS Lifetime Benefits

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.


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.