Under the general direction of the Licensing Division Administrator and Licensing Business and Finance Manager.
This position will be instrumental in assisting the Business and Finance Manager in creating decision analysis for supported bureau operations, instigating financial transfers between agencies, assist in inventory of division assets, researching new funding opportunities, organizing funding allocations, manage all budgetary and financial processes and responsibilities, assists in the successful resolution of fiscal, procurement, training, travel, and personnel related issues in respect to the programs they partner with. Outline long term goals and analysis to support Licensing bureaus in continued operation and serve as the financial liaison to internal and external stakeholders.
This position will work with the Division Finance Manager to; educate, empower, and build succession plans mitigating risk to the Division while building skill sets that will provide opportunities for growth and advancement. This will ensure that Bureaus within the Division are working closely together to maximize coordination, cooperation, and communication to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and standardize work practices across the team to meet established organizational objectives and program goals.
- Budget Development and Financial Analysis: Analyze, prepare, monitor, plan and report on appropriations, allocations, revenues, and expenditures for assigned areas within ADHS.
- Prepare financial reports as requested by ADHS Leadership. Prepare revenue and expense forecasts. Properly and adequately manage state.
- Perform financial analysis, requisitioning 3 way match, contract and grant research analysis to problem solve difficult individual cases and report findings to ADHS Leadership.
- State budget process.
- CMS budget process
- Budget and accounting procedures.
- Database queries.
- Arizona Financial Information System (AFIS) or comparable financial tracking systems.
- Basic principles.
- Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Lean methodologies.
- Projecting expenditures, forecasting revenues, problem solving, analysis, interpreting legislation, decision making, organization and leadership.
- Analysis, interpretation and communication of financial data, and techniques to accurately maintain accounting data via various financial systems.
- Tailoring complex financial information to non-financial audiences.
- Analyze data.
- Develop procedures.
- Design effective plans for process
- Interpret policies and procedures.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Work in a team environment and contribute to the outcomes.
- Remain positive in the work environment.
- Work independently and meet deadlines.
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field and 2 years work experience in budgets, purchasing, procurement, accounting, spreadsheet and database systems and contract oversight services concerning federal grants. Master's degree may substitute for 1 year of experience.
Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the 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 checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
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.