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Job Information
Job Reference ID:  46308 
Grade:  26 
Posted Date:  04/15/2019 
Close Date:  04/22/2019 
Job Description


Arizona Corporation Commission

Administrative Services Division


Administrative Services oversees all administrative and fiscal functions of the Commission,
including accounting, payroll, procurement, human resources, and general services.






You are responsible for the day-to-day financial operations of the agency, producing and approving a variety of reports and financial statements for the Administrative Services Director’s and Executive Director’s review and issuance. You will ensure compliance with all financial reporting requirements and recommend agency guidelines for continuous improvements to our financial work systems. This includes direct supervision of a small accounting staff, and providing guidance and training to program staff.  You will also make recommendations on budgetary matters to all staff levels, including elected Commissioners.



-Extensive knowledge of the federal regulations, Arizona Revised Statutes, State of Arizona Accounting Manual, and finance-related policies and procedures

-Prior experience with automated accounting systems, and the nuances of government accounting (InfoAdvantage/AFIS experience a significant plus)

-Experience working with a variety of funding sources, including federal grants, with the ability to monitor expenditures to ensure funds are spent appropriately

-Good oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all levels of personnel and other state agencies

-Proficiency in computer software applications, including automated accounting/payroll systems and Microsoft Office, with an ability to produce statistical and forecasting reports

-Effective management and leadership skills, including ability to plan and delegate work, and apply process improvement techniques

-Public speaking skills and ability to present/facilitate meetings and group training

-Ability to effectively multitask and prioritize among a variety of conflicting demands

-Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or closely related field


Although not a requirement, preference may be given to applicants with a CPA license, Master’s Degree, and/or prior experience leading a governmental accounting office.



- Anticipated hiring salary $80,000-$85,000, depending upon relevant experience

- Excellent comprehensive benefits, including a top-ranked retirement plan, low-cost health coverage, supplemental policies such as vision and short-term disability, and generous paid leave programs  

- Encouragement for career and personal development; multiple training and education opportunities and resources (qualifying Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer)

- Interesting, challenging work in a non-corporate environment with the chance to make a real difference in our state


*The Corporation Commission does not offer employment sponsorship for these positions.*


The Arizona Corporation Commission (AZCC) is one of the most unique state agencies in Arizona and one of only 13 public utility commissions in the country where commissioners are elected. Established by the Arizona Constitution, the AZCC is a medium-sized state agency with offices in Phoenix and Tucson. Our mission is diverse—spanning utility rate making; securities registration and enforcement; railroad and pipeline safety; and corporate business filings—and we boast an average employment tenure of nearly 10 years. Learn how we are Powering Arizona’s Future by visiting We are an Equal Employment Opportunity agency and a recognized Arizona Veteran Supportive Employer.


1300 W. Washington, Phoenix, AZ (minimal travel required between offices)


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Any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background/reference check, and proof of degrees/certifications.

A.R.S. Section 40-101 prohibits Commission employees from having certain interests in entities that the Commission regulates.  Applicants shall be required to disclose any interests they may have in the regulated entities during the application process, and as a condition of employment, to divest themselves of any prohibited interests.


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