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Accounts Receivable Manager

  • 513277
  • 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.

Accounts Receivable Manager
Business & Finance


Job Location:

Address:  1110 W Washington Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85042

Posting Details:

Salary: $75,000 - $80,000 

Grade: 23

Closing Date: Open until filled (First review of resumes 11-14-22)

Job Summary:

As the Accounts Receivable Manager, you will manage the Accounts Receivable (AR) team which includes receipt of payments, maintaining the billing system, generating invoices and account statements, performing account reconciliations, maintaining accounts receivable files and records, producing monthly financial and management reports and investigating and resolving any irregularities or inquiries.

This position also leads the team to champion continuous improvement projects and recommends and implements program or operational improvements; assists in the development of goals and strategies; develops policies and procedures related to area responsibilities; ensures the team operations meet established time lines and objectives; and provides training, guidance and interpretation of state laws/regulations related to area responsibilities. Partial virtual work is available for this position with time in office dependent upon team needs.

Job Duties:

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Management and supervision of staff and customer service operations, including setting expectations, training, coaching, and developing. Ensures the unit is meeting expectations and is in compliance with programmatic statutory requirements, state and federal regulations and agency policies.
• Collaborates closely with internal Business and Finance teams on data and cultural transformation.
• Leads improvement or replacement activities for agency revenue/billing accounting systems including integration to Anaplan and AFIS.
• Creates, coordinates and manages financial reporting, driving integration of automated reporting applications.
• Develops and plans improvement projects for financial reporting systems. Presents and reports financials to all levels of agency management.
• Supports programmatic customer processes involving accounts receivable and billing processes, customer service mindset.
• Drives standardization and documentation of processes for the AR team. 

Minimum Requirements:

• Knowledge of the principles, concepts, practices, methods and techniques of government accounting.
• Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Considerable knowledge of the methods and techniques of automated accounting systems including data integration.
• Significant skills in analysis, interpretation and communication of financial data.
• Must be well organized and have a detail oriented, high accuracy approach with strong time management skills.
• Strong knowledge of government financial and budgeting practices and familiarity with State financial systems is preferred.
• Proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access) and/or Google Suite.
• Experience with data analysis and problem solving, problem analysis and resolution; LEAN.
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or other related field preferred, plus 4-5 years’ experience; Master's substitutes for 1 year of experience. 


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 Pension 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.