State of Arizona :


Job Information
Job Reference ID:  46352 
Grade:  18 
Posted Date:  04/15/2019 
Close Date:  04/22/2019 
Job Description

Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections


Grade 18

Hiring Range: $31,110.00 – $43,437.00

1624 W. Adams Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007



The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) is committed to providing the youth under our care and supervision with effective, efficient, and high quality rehabilitative and transformative services in support of our vision, mission, and values.


We are seeking an Accounting Specialist II to work under the direction of the Accounting Specialist Manager II. This person will be responsible for providing support to the Accounting unit.   


Duties include:


·         Ensures vendors are compensated for goods and services rendered by processing invoices for 3-way match.

·         Processes transactions for youth accounts including bi-weekly Work Incentive Pay Program (WIPP) time sheets.

·         Prepares checks and mail.

·         Arranges employee travel and submits monthly agency travel credit card log and receipts for review and approval for payment.

·         Processes all employee reimbursement requests.

·         Posts negotiables to appropriate accounts

·         Serves as backup to Payroll

·         Performs other duties as assigned 


Knowledge of:

·         Federal and State law, Statutes and Regulations pertinent to area of assignment

·         Concepts, methods, techniques of general accounting and accounts payable process

·         State of Arizona Accounting Manual (SAAM)

·         Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP)

·         Financial and Accounting systems

·         Procurement systems

·         Report creation and preparation

·         Microsoft Word and Excel

·         Google email, and Google Suite

Skill in:  

·         Written and verbal communication

·         Establishing and maintaining work relationships

·         Conflict resolution

·         Mathematics

·         Analyzing and interpreting fiscal data

·         Planning and prioritizing

·         Computer software to include but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite

Ability to: 

·         Learn the state’s Automated Financial Information System (AFIS)

·         Apply general auditing and accounting processes

·         Learn agency and state policies and procedures, and organizational structure of the agency

·         Understand and participate in drafting, changing and modifying policy and procedure

·         Work under pressure and meet deadlines

·         Multi-task and problem solve

·         Drive on state business

·         Work in a correctional environment

·         Learn agency mission, goals, and objectives


Requires possession of, and ability to retain, a current valid Arizona-issued drivers license.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license records checks, maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).


Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation.


- 13 paid vacation days per year                          - Medical, dental, life, disability insurance plans

- 12 sick leave days per year                               - Deferred compensation plan

- 10 paid holidays per year                                   - Retirement system


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (A.S.R.S).


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.


Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Human Resources Office at (602) 542-9231. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
 Work Arrangement:     Employment Type:   
Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $31,110.00-43,437.00 


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