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ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST I

  • 514911
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF CORRECTIONS
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Mar 3 2023 at 23:55 MST

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

REHABILITATION & REENTRY

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry is dedicated to developing, encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding the professional performance and growth by employees at all levels. The state is proudly served by over 9,000 well-trained corrections professionals who are dedicated to public, staff and inmate safety by effectively employing sound correctional practices, efficient operational procedures, and proven programming opportunities for inmates. Join our team and help to proudly serve our community!

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST I

Job Location:

Address:  

Arizona Correctional Industries (ACI)
4441 East McDowell Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85034
https://corrections.az.gov/

Posting Details:

Salary:  $45,600.00

Grade: 16

Closing Date: 02/03/2023

Job Summary:

Did you take some Accounting courses in College/University? Have you ever worked in sales or a customization production environment? This is the perfect opportunity for you!

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry (ADCRR) is looking for an excellent communicator to fill the Accounting Specialist position. This position is responsible for processing Cost of Manufacturing/Quotes and Intra-Company order requests, inventory reviews, product line costing, and reconciliation of various accounts for Arizona Correctional Industries (ACI).

For further information about the Arizona Correctional Industries visit: https://aci.az.gov

Job Duties:

- Processes cost of manufacturing/quotes and intra-company order requests
- Collects and reviews data for costing ACI product estimates
- Monitors, collects, analyzes and recommends adjustments to inventory balances for subsequent inclusion in financial statements
- Prepares reconciliations of various inventory-related accounts and journalizing
- Travels to perform audits at other ACI shops
- Supervises and directs clerks regarding inventory processes and procedures
- Processes accounts receivable and payables, purchasing and payroll
- Drives on State business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
- Inventory processes, principles and procedures
- Basic math
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
- Computers and various software including Microsoft Office and Google suites

Skill in:
- Analysis and interpretation of inventory information
- Written and verbal communications
- Leadership techniques

Ability to:
- Calculate, analyze and reconcile quantitative data
- Apply accounting, mathematical and system concepts
- Work in a correctional environment
- Learn and adhere to ADCRR policies, procedures and personnel rules
- Lean Estate Planning Institute of Collaborative Resources (EPICOR) Kinetic software and other accounting systems

Selective Preference(s):

- Minimum of 12 semester hours in accounting courses, plus experience in a manufacturing and inventory environment
- Formal education in math and business as well as accounting and experience in a business environment

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the 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 driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation and a drug test.

Benefits:

We offer an excellent and affordable comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees:
- Vacation and sick days with 10 paid holidays per year
- Robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
- Exceptional retirement program
- Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, and a wellness program
- An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

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).
Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Current ADCRR Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2430.
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.