The General Accounting Office (GAO) of the Division of Business and Finance is currently seeking a Statewide Accountant I. Under minimal supervision, applies Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), theories and concepts to a statewide governmental environment. This position is an entry-level statewide accountant role involved in complex assignments, specifically related to the preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) and may be involved in other reporting mandated by statute. May be involved in reviewing and recommending approval of data collected for accuracy prior to release in response to Public Information Requests; and drafting or reviewing proposed changes to initial recommendations to the agencies on policy and procedural improvements. May be required to testify in court or at the legislature on work performed and findings related to other State agencies. Provides guidance to agencies, JLBC and OSPB in statewide problem resolution and identifies necessary changes to financial statutes. Performs other related functions as necessary.
Bachelor’s Degree with an accounting major or emphasis from an accredited college or university is required.
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
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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.