The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Civil Litigation Division/Bankruptcy and Collections Section is seeking a Financial Analyst II to analyze data received from the Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) to reconcile Legal Files data and AFIS deposits as well as analysis of other financial data.
This position will work with Budget and Finance to provide the Section Chief with performance data using advanced Excel and Crystal Reports. This position will identify necessary changes to Legal Files and reporting needs. This position will coordinate implementation of those recommended solutions with Information Services Section to provide accurate, up-to-date information relative to all AGO collection's case management and revenue reporting. Position may assist the Collections Unit by locating debtors, their assets, employers and wages.
Responsible for reconciling ADOR financial reports and other financial data, identifying inconsistencies and errors, carrying out an accounting analysis, and preparing financial statements. Work with Finance on reconciling all payments from debtors and identifying and collecting on missing credits. Annually audit and build JLBC Uncollectible report for presentation to the JLBC Committee.
* Complex financial statement analysis and mathematical calculations.
* Advanced knowledge of Excel - Drafting advanced formulas, using tables and formatting, pivot tables and pivot reporting, advanced charting, VBA and macros, etc.
*Advanced knowledge of Crystal Reports - Running totals, building cross tabs, adding subreports, creating drill-downs, writing SQL statements, charting data, utilizing Excel data, etc.
* Familiar with legal collection processes such as summons/complaints, judgment debtor exams, writs of execution, liens, and garnishments.
* Alternate courses of action for the collection of delinquent monies and seizure of property.
* General accounting principles and advanced financial analysis.
* Compliance audit procedures.
* Analyze and make recommendations or decisions based on complex financial statements and mathematical calculations.
* Analyze and author justifications for accepting/denying settlement offers and payment contracts.
* Author original reports, letters, e-mails, memos, and other correspondence and communication with accuracy, professionalism, and clarity.
* Interpret legislation, state and federal regulations, and guidelines.
* Speak in a professional, articulate, and precise manner.
* Obtain desired results working independently and using advanced problem-solving skills.
* Manage workload to maximize results.
The ideal candidate will have three or more years of accounting and reporting experience, including advanced Excel functions and Crystal Reports. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of collections procedures and legal processes.
• Travel may be required for this position. A valid Arizona Driver’s License is required, along with consent to have your driving record run periodically.
• 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:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
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.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources at (602) 542-8056 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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