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Collections Enforcement Revolving Fund (CERF) Project Administrator

  • 511171
  • Full-time



Collections Enforcement Revolving Fund (CERF) Project Administrator


Job Location:

Address:  2005 N CENTRAL AVE. PHOENIX, AZ 85004

Posting Details:

Salary:  $70,000

Grade: 23

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Operations Division/Budget and Finance Section is seeking a Collections Enforcement Revolving Fund (CERF) Project Administrator. The Project Administrator (PA) will be responsible for ensuring all accounting work related to Collections Enforcement reconciliations, disbursements, projections, transactions are handled timely and accurately. The PA will be responsible for establishing and maintaining effective communication with the Bankruptcy, Collections and Enforcement Section. The incumbent will be responsible for communicating with all agencies and ADOA regarding finance activities related to the CERF fund. This position is also responsible for providing support to the General Ledger group by training them in appropriate CERF procedures. The incumbent may be tasked with other duties as assigned by the Controller and the CFO.

Remote Options: This position may be eligible for Remote Work two days a week.

Job Duties:

• Prepare monthly CERF distributions and resolve discrepancies.
• Prepare quarterly garnishment reports.
• Perform review of revenue information to ascertain amounts of missing credits and prepare reports to collect amounts from DOR as needed.
• Review CERF deposits for accuracy in statewide accounting system and internal legal tracking software.
• Coordinate and work with BCE unit on other reports and information as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Requires advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and database software applications
• Effective communication techniques
• Requires knowledge of Governmental accounting principles
• Advanced excel skills, advanced skill in using
• Skilled in interpersonal communications and working with people at all levels in the organization
• Skilled in complex report development and design
• Application of governmental accounting
• Ability to effectively design and implement complex spreadsheets and database applications
• Ability to train others, assess and determine needs and requirements and effectively communicate them
• Ability to perform highly complex and detailed transactions for long periods of time.

Selective Preference(s):


Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or similar and 5 years of governmental accounting experience.
• All applicants under serious consideration for hire with the Attorney General's Office are required to be fingerprinted by the Office and complete a criminal background check through State and Federal agencies. A job offer cannot be tendered until the candidate has successfully passed the initial background check. Your record does not automatically constitute a bar to employment. Factors such as, but not limited to, age at time of offense and age of offense, as well as the relationship between the offense and the job for which you apply will be taken into account.


The Attorney General's Office offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Retirement plan
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

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


• Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
• Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources at (602) 542-8056 or email us at humanresources@azag.gov.

During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the AG’s Human Resources Office at (602) 542-8056 or via e-mail at HumanResources@azag.gov. The Arizona Office of the Attorney General does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age in its programs, activities or in its hiring and employment practices. The following division has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Operations Division, 2005 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: (602) 542-8056, Fax: (602) 542-8000.


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.