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  • 502028
  • 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 Employment and Rehabilitation Services (DERS)

Finance Business Operation Administration (FBOA)

Job Location:

Address:  1789 W. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $50,999.10 

Grade: 19

Closing Date: 

Job Summary:

The Department of Economic Security, Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services (DERS) performs an integral role in improving Arizona’s workforce by assisting individuals who are unemployed or underemployed, and those with barriers, to prepare for and obtain meaningful employment. DERS supports Arizona employers with recruitment assistance by connecting them to a skilled workforce.
We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Financial Analyst with the Finance Business Operation Administration (FBOA). This position is primary responsibility for all forecasting, analysis, federal reporting, and monitoring of assigned programs.

Job Duties:

• Act as single point of contact between the Financial Services Administration (FSA) and all assigned areas, providing guidance and customer support. Attend formal and informal meetings to ensure proper knowledge of assigned programs and adequate communication with programmatic personnel. Prepare appropriate materials for those meetings.
• Research and analyze expenditure and revenue trends for the purpose of reporting fiscal position, preparing external and internal reports, and preparing forecasts.
• Determine funding needs of assigned programs and initiate transactions including transfers, draw downs, deposits, journal vouchers, expenditure corrections, expense budget loads and modifications, appropriation loads and modifications, and other like documents.
• Develop and maintain fiscal summary information and resource information for assigned areas, including data such as case load statistics, historical funding patterns, and fund sources. Prepare in-depth cost-benefit analyses and break-even analyses.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Knowledge of Governmental accounting and fiscal principles
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of business administration, including organization theory and management, fiscal management, and budgetary control; statistical analysis and theory
• Skill on journal vouchers cash receipts, computer utilization, and analysis and interpretation of financial data
• Skill on initiating expenditure corrections
• Ability to monitor appropriations, revenues, and expenditures
• Ability to prepare and review federal reports for grants applicable to assigned programs

Selective Preference(s):

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Administration 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 a current, valid Arizona Driver’s License. Travel may be required for State business. Employees who drive on state business must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.) and have an acceptable driving record in accordance with DES Fleet Management-Safety Program policy and procedures (DES 1-07-26 & DES 1-07-26-01). Employees may be required to use their own transportation as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed


We offer a competitive benefits package that is unmatched by the private sector and a culture that encourages team success and advocates for personal advancement.
-Affordable Health, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability Insurance
-10 holidays per year
-Paid Vacation and Sick time off - start earning it your 1st day
-Eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications)
-Contribute to, and participate in the Arizona State Retirement System
-Ride Share and Public Transit Subsidy
-Career Advancement Opportunities
-Tuition reimbursement
-Opportunity to work remotely (home office) on an ad-hoc basis

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:

For questions about this career opportunity, please call (480) 202-3332 or email emmanuelgarcia@azdes.gov.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting (480) 202-3332 or email emmanuelgarcia@azdes.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.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.