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ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR 2

  • 511042
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES
  • Full-time

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

COME WORK WITH US! The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.

ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR 2

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

Job Location:

Address:  150 N. 18th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $85,250 

Grade: 24

OPEN UNTIL FILLED 

Job Summary:

A Career in Public Service Awaits You, Come Join our Planning and Operations Team !

Your Talent, Our Mission: To promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona.

Why work for ADHS? A great benefit of working for the State of Arizona is a fantastic work/life balance. State employees enjoy challenging work, popular remote work options, comprehensive health and wellness benefits, and career growth opportunities.

What You'll Do:

This position supervises a staff of professional accountants responsible for applying established accounting principles, theories, concepts, and practices directly to an area of assignment within the General Accounting group of the Arizona Department of Health Services, a large state agency with a highly complex accounting structure.

Accountants 3 & 4 positions report directly to this level and are responsible for the professional and senior levels of applying established accounting principles, theories, concepts, and practices to the most difficult and complex accounting issues.

This position supervises the day-to-day financial operations reviewing and approving a variety of complex financial transactions, statements, and reports for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

This position also maintains an internal control structure through the review of reconciliations, financial data, procedures, and controls. Supervises other related accounting functions as necessary for the work unit. Assigns a wide variety of accounting tasks such as maintaining ledgers, recording entries, and participation in the budget process. Resolves problems and questions presented by management regarding accounting transactions, policies, and procedures.

*** This position will primarily be working remotely and may be required to report to the office if  necessary***

Job Duties:

-Supervises a staff of professional accountants responsible for applying established accounting principles, theories, concepts, and practices directly to an area of assignment within the General Accounting group of the Arizona Department of Health Services.
- This includes the calculation and charging of direct and indirect overhead costs to the programs served, ISA/IGA contract administration, billing, and accounts receivable, and inter/intra agency revenue and expense transfers.
-Oversees the day-to-day financial operations reviewing and approving a variety of complex financial transactions, statements, and reports for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This position also maintains an internal control structure through the review of reconciliations, financial data, procedures, and controls.
-Maintains the Agency's Chart of Accounts (COA) structure in AFIS, working closely with the program finance managers to establish cost structures for all federal grants to ensure the ability to properly record and track associated revenues and expenses. Creates and maintains a database of functions to facilitate ease of accounting entries for repetitive accounting transactions.
-Integrates the agency's concept of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) into daily activities to gain efficiencies and increase effectiveness through continuous quality improvement techniques. Utilizes huddle boards and huddle meetings to foster teamwork and solicit ideas from team members for streamlining work processes.
-Writes policies and operating procedures subject to guidelines and regulations set forth by superior and by laws and regulations.
-In the course of day-to-day business, coordinates activities as necessary by communicating with a variety of other employees within the agency, including the Budget Office, Grants, the Programs and their finance managers, and other Controller's Office employees, supervisors, and managers. If guidance/assistance is needed for GAO, work with GAO through the established GAO escalation process.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Principles, concepts, practices, methods, and techniques of government accounting and fiscal management.
- State's Accounting System (AFIS), Reporting System (Info Advantage), and Procurement System (APP).
- Processes of State government, including the legislative process and State of Arizona statutes.
- ADHS and ADOA policies and procedures, including the State of Arizona Accounting Manual (SAAM).
- ADHS and its many programs and bureaus.
- PC software.
- Performance Management (PM), Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), and Lean methodologies.

Skill in:
- Effective supervisory and leadership.
- Performance management.
- Solid organization and time management.
- Effective written and verbal communication.
- Good interpersonal relationship skills.
- Sound analytical and decision-making skills.
- Advanced computer skills including AFIS, Info Advantage, and APP.

Ability to:
- Provide effective leadership and management to subordinate staff.
- Effectively communicate with other employees at all levels of the organization.
- Solve problems through thoughtful analysis and logical thought process.
- Prioritize work and achieve established deadlines.
- Understand all statutes, policies, and procedures including the State of Arizona Accounting Manual (SAAM).
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor's degree in Accounting and one year of experience at the Accounting Supervisor 1 level or equivalent. A Master's degree in Accounting or Business Administration is preferred. CPA license preferred.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the 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 checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).

Benefits:

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award-winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

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

Retirement:

To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27-week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

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.