Financial Specialist V
FIRST REVIEW DATE:
September 2, 2021
All positions are open until filled.
The primary duties of this position are to assist the Chief Financial Officer, Finance Manager, Program Staff, State General Accounting Office, and State Treasurer in defining, writing, implementing and maintaining accounting, budget control, procurement, internal control, payroll, fixed assets and operational procedures. This position supervises personnel involved in the day-to-day management of diverse court-wide finance-related duties.
In addition, this position develops and maintains accounting, budgeting, internal control and financial policies and procedures for the Financial Office; serves as a New World Accounting System Administrator and performs periodic system balancing and year-end closing functions; records, reconciles and reports on all fixed assets for the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.
This position also provides technical assistance to Division Directors, Program Managers and Budget Analysts in financial and budgetary management of assigned programs; maintains chart of accounts and performs account maintenance; as well as conducts periodic training sessions for Supreme Court employees on the New World Financial System; perform periodic compliance audits; and develops and maintains systems for capturing and reporting performance measures.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field; years of experience may substitute for a degree and a minimum of five years in a professional accounting, including some supervisory experience. Knowledge of GAAP, auditing standards and internal control procedures; skills in responding to court personnel, agency personnel and the public with tact, diplomacy and appropriate, timely information. Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks, analyst accounting requests, and work effectively with others. This position also requires working knowledge of accounting applications and ability to learn new applications, as well as the ability to use Excel and other software programs, willingness to learn new software programs.
The preferred candidate will have knowledge of the State of Arizona and Arizona Supreme Court financial policies, procedures, processes, and administrative orders. Work experience with multiple integrated computer applications, be skilled in detailed financial analysis, reporting, procedural problem solving and technical research.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Some positions may take 4-6 weeks to fill. Only applicants whose backgrounds most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview. Requests for a special accommodation to participate in the interview process should be made at the time you are contacted to schedule an interview. The Selection Process may include first and/or second round panel interviews. This is a Regular, Full-time, exempt position.
The Arizona Supreme Court is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer
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.
Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.