ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION *Arizona is on a mission to become the #1 state in the nation in which to live, work, play, get an education, and retire. Arizona state government plays a vital role in making this happen, and in order to maximize our potential the State of Arizona must operate in way that demonstrates a business-like approach. The Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) is the operations hub of state government and strives to deliver results that matter. ADOA is seeking talented people to help move government forward! *



100 N 15th Ave Phoenix AZ 85007


The General Accounting Office (GAO) provides State and Federal agencies, the general public, and other interested public or private entities with accurate and timely financial services, management information, and technical assistance while assuring compliance with related statutes and rules; to maintain and improve the statewide automated financial systems; and to provide for the safeguarding of State assets. GAO is seeking experienced and innovative people to help carry out this objective.

The Fiscal Services Unit Manager is primarily responsible for managing the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Unit that processes work for ADOA. This position acts as a liaison to ADOA’s divisions and provides customer service on complex inquiries, oversees processing of financial transactions, maintains financial records and reports, and oversees special project requests from customers. Experience coordinating multiple projects and personnel simultaneously with timely results is required. This position may also perform similar related duties for other state agencies as part of the Central Services Bureau. Specific duties include:

  • Review and approve information in the Arizona Financial Information System (AFIS) and ProcureAz
  • Prepare data to upload into AFIS
  • Review and process approved credit card statements in AFIS
  • Research and reconcile amounts to AFIS
  • Review monthly General Ledger accounts
  • Correspond with customers to provide information, research, and resolve issues
  • Other related duties


The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Working knowledge of the principles, concepts, practices, methods, and techniques of governmental accounting and fiscal management
  • Knowledge of data processing as it relates to accounting practices
  • Skill in maintaining accounting records in an automated accounting system
  • Skill in using Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel, Access, Word, and Outlook
  • Exceptional oral and written communications skills
  • Understanding of reconciliation procedures and techniques
  • Ability to manage accounting unit staff

Selective Preference will be given to candidates that have at least five years of governmental accounting experience and progressive management experience OR completion of at least 12 semester hours of accounting courses from an accredited college or university and two years of professional-level accounting experience. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of professional-level accounting experience. Previous experience with AFIS and ProcureAZ is strongly preferred.


The State of Arizona will provide the following to you:

  • Arobust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
  • A top-rankedretirement program with 100% employer matched contribution
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Accrued vacation and sick days
  • An incentivizedcommuter club and public transportationsubsidy program
  • Work-life balance and additional options for life betterment such as: deferred compensation, credit union membership, and a wellness program
  • Rewarding work that impacts the people of Arizona

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification. Click the APPLY NOW button to submit your application. Having trouble applying for this position?*_Email__[email protected] or call 602-542-4700 for assistance.*_

Post Date: 10/18/2016

Close Date: 10/24/2016


Grade: 21

Location: PHOENIX

Salary: 45,000.00-60,000.00