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  • 509820
  • Full-time


Your Partner For A Stronger Arizona.

DES works with families, community organizations, advocates and state and federal partners to realize our collective vision that every child, adult, and family in Arizona will be safe and economically secure.

DES serves more than 3 million Arizonans. Our Mission is to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need, and care for the vulnerable.


Division of Financial Operations
Financial Services Administration

Job Location:

Address:  1789 West Jefferson Street, Phoenix,  Arizona 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $51,393.00 - $56,100.00 

Grade: 19

Closing Date: Open until Filled

Job Summary:

The Department of Economic Security is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Financial Analyst with the Division of Financial Operations, Financial Services Administration.

Job Duties:

• Responsible for forecasting, analysis, Federal reporting, and monitoring of assigned programs.
• Identify, research, and analyze possible impacts of proposed legislation and funding modification.
• Provide financial expertise to programmatic leadership and external partners, such as the Governor's Office of Strategic Planning and Budgeting (OSPB) and the Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC) on financial budget matters, including budget, cash management, reconciliation, compliance with State and Federal regulations, Federal reports, forecasts, and monitoring for assigned programs.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Knowledge of governmental accounting and fiscal principles, the budget, and State legislative process.
• Knowledge of principles and practices of business administration, including organization theory and management, fiscal management, and budgetary control.
• Knowledge of statistical analysis and theory.
• Skill in oral and written communications.
• Skill in initiating expenditure corrections.
• Skill in analysis and interpretation of financial data.
• Ability to perform difficult and complex analytic work.
• Ability to schedule and prioritize assignments.
• Ability to prepare and review Federal reports for grants applicable to assigned programs.

Selective Preference(s):

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Political Science or Public Policy with a specialization in Accounting, Finance or Economics from an accredited college or university.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees.
• Successfully pass background and reference checks; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.
• The position will require the 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 driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12). Individuals may be required to use their personal motor vehicle.


The Arizona Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

- Career Advancement & Employee Development Opportunities
- Flexible schedules to create a work/life balance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
- 10 paid holidays per year
- Stipend Opportunities
- Infant at Work Program
- RideShare and Public Transit Subsidy
- Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision
- Life and Disability Insurance

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


State employees are required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS), the State sponsored retirement contribution plan and the Long-Term Disability (LTD) program after a 27-week waiting period. The ASRS defined benefit plan provides for life-long income upon retirement. You will also have the option to participate in a voluntary deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.
On, or shortly after, your first day of work you will be provided with additional information about the available insurance plans, enrollment instructions, submission deadlines and effective dates.

Contact Us:

Apply through azstatejobs.azdoa.gov. For questions about this career opportunity, please call Rose Ibe at (928) 225-4382 or email RIbe@azdes.gov.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting (928) 225-4382. 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.