This position may offer the ability to work remotely, within Arizona, based upon the department’s business needs and continual meeting of expected performance measures.
The General Accounting Office (GAO) within the Department of Administration is currently recruiting for a Statewide Accountant II. Primarily responsible for two broad categories 1) customer outreach and support on state budget issues and 2) complex, time sensitive assignments and reports as required by Arizona Revised Statutes and internal policies and procedures. Performs professional work which is greater than average difficulty and responsibility because of the presence of unusual and unique problems of the accounting program and operationalizing/administering State budget legislation. Under minimal supervision, applies Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standard Board (GASB) theories and concepts to a statewide governmental environment.
Specific assignments include but are not limited to: providing support and guidance to internal and external customers on budget related issues, reviewing and analyzing introduced and final legislation for ADOA and Statewide appropriation, fund, and budget impacts, developing/completing various statutorily required and other ad-hoc reports, and establish, administer, and monitor appropriations and funds within the State's accounting system.
Secondary responsibilities include but are not limited to: Development and completion of various components of the Annual Financial Report (AFR) and Report of Outstanding Indebtedness including Credit Support and Lending Programs, create/update/maintain Standard Work for areas of responsibility, collaborate on problem solving and process improvements, perform other related functions as necessary.
The State of Arizona strives for a work culture that affords employees flexibility, autonomy, and trust. Across our many agencies, boards, commissions, many State employees participate in the State’s Remote Work Program and are able to work remotely in their homes, in offices, and in hoteling spaces. All work, including remote work, should be performed within Arizona, unless an exception is properly authorized in advance.
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
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.