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Accounts Payable Intern

  • 511541
  • Internship


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.

Accounts Payable Intern

Job Location:

Address:  1110 W Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $16.50hr

Grade: 04

Closing Date: Open until closed

This position is available for remote work within Arizona (including virtual office arrangement)

Job Summary:

We are seeking a talented and engaged intern who want to develop beyond the classroom. In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with our state compliance efforts and learning accounts payable procedures.

Intern Project/Outcome Expected from the Intern:
• Accounts Payable Compliance Burndown list actions completed
• This intern will be assisting with Accounts Payable compliance efforts
• Reviewing and ensuring our processes are up to date as well as in compliance
• Assistance with other Units in the compliance effort
• Assist with invoice payments as needed

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

You will bring the following to the internship:
• Google sheets
• The ability to research and review information
• Math skills in statistics, algebra and calculus
• Strong customer service and communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
• Ability to work in a team environment

You will gain the following from this internship:
• State Compliance
• Accounts Payable procedures
• State funding experience
• Reconciliation efforts

Selective Preference(s):

• Intern candidate must be in their Junior or Senior year of a BS/BA or working towards a Masters/PhD program
• Selective preference will be given to students in Finance, Accounting and Business Administration
• Candidate must have a GPA of 3.0 or better
• Candidate must have the right to work in the US without requiring sponsorship
• Candidate must be at least 18 years old

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.