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Grants Auditor

  • 508747
  • Full-time


Grants Auditor

***Interested applicants must submit a Cover Letter and Resume directly to govhr@az.gov***

Job Location:

1700 West Washington Street

Phoenix, Arizona 85007  

Posting Details:

Annual Salary Range: $58,000 - $62,000 

Grade: 01

This position will remain open until filled  

Job Summary:

• Prepare and process financial transactions in the Arizona Financial Information System (AFIS) and track/analyze various funding accounts for the agency

• Provide fiscal oversight from start to finish for multiple Federal funding sources

Job Duties:

• Review subgrantee budgets, invoices and contract materials for compliance with applicable grant, federal and state regulations and guidelines

• Solve daily problems and make independent decisions based on information gathered and research conducted

• Participate in grant planning and re-allocation discussions to ensure effective usage of grant resources

• Perform other duties as necessary to ensure effective overall funds management

• Conduct monitoring visits and provide technical assistance to subgrantees

• Research and provide guidance on federal rules and regulations

• Prepare and present forecasts of grant and subgrantee spending

• Draft correspondence to key stakeholders and subgrantees

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):


• Federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and policies related to public programs

• Principles and practices of accounting, auditing and internal controls


• Computer skills to properly obtain and analyze financial information

• Analyzing records, reports, operating practices, and documentation

• Intermediate skill in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access

• Interpreting statutes, rules, policies, and procedures

• Excellent oral and written communication

• Research and analysis techniques

• Time management

• Problem solving


• Examine and analyze records, reports, operating practices, and documentation techniques

• Analyze quantitative and qualitative data and produce summary reports of findings

• Monitor compliance with federal grant regulations, state procedures, and controls

• Work on projects for extended periods without direct supervision

• Can work in a flexible, team oriented environment

• Adapt to changing conditions

• Conceptual

Selective Preference(s):

• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or a related field and/or equivalent job-related experience

Preference will be given to those applicants with:

• Progressively more responsible accounting and/or auditing or similar work experience

• Prior knowledge of federal or state grants management processes

• A combination of formal education and work experience

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)

• Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment


The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

• Vacation plus 10 paid holidays per year

• Health and dental insurance

• Retirement plan

• Sick leave

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 that enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment

Contact Us:

• If you have any questions please feel free to contact Ariel Gonzalez at agonzalez@az.gov for assistance


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.