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Job Title:  FINANCIAL ANALYST 1 
Agency:  DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY 
Job Reference ID:  59200 
Category:  BUDGET/FINANCE/PAYROLL 
Grade:  19 
Posted Date:  10/16/2020 
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Job Description



DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY

Your Partner For A Stronger Arizona

 

DES works with families, community organizations, advocates and state and federal partners to realize our collective vision that every child, adult, and family in Arizona will be safe and economically secure.

 

Our Mission is to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need, and care for the vulnerable.

 

 

FINANCIAL ANALYST 1

Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services (DERS)

1789 W. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ 85007

www.azdes.gov

 

Would you like to be part of an amazing culture that helps Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance? The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) is looking for individuals that are committed to service, community, and teamwork.

 

The Department of Economic Security, Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services (DERS) is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Financial Analyst 1. This position is responsible for:

·         Act as single point of contact between the Financial Services Administration (FSA) and all assigned areas, providing guidance and customer support.  Attend formal and informal meetings to ensure proper knowledge of assigned programs and adequate communication with programmatic personnel.  Prepare appropriate materials for those meetings.

·         Research and analyze expenditure and revenue trends for the purpose of reporting fiscal position, preparing external and internal reports, and preparing forecasts.

·         Determine funding needs of assigned programs and initiate transactions including transfers, draw downs, deposits, journal vouchers, expenditure corrections, expense budget loads and modifications, appropriation loads and modifications, and other like documents.

·         Identify, research, review, analyze, and establish possible impacts of proposed and pending federal and state legislation, policy changes, or funding modifications for assigned areas.  

·         Develop and maintain fiscal summary information and resource information for assigned areas, including data such as case load statistics, historical funding patterns, and fund sources.  Prepare in-depth cost-benefit analyses and break-even analyses.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

·         Knowledge of Governmental accounting and fiscal principles

·         Knowledge of the budget and state legislative process

·         Knowledge of the principles and practices of business administration, including organization theory and management, fiscal management, and budgetary control; statistical analysis and theory

·         Knowledge on how to report writing techniques and general office practices and procedures.

·         Oral and written communications

·         Skill on initiating expenditure corrections

·         Skill on journal vouchers cash receipts, computer utilization, and analysis and interpretation of financial data

·         Perform difficult and complex analytic work

·         Ability to write and speak with clarity

·         Ability to monitor appropriations, revenues, and expenditures

·         Ability to schedule and prioritize assignments

·         Ability to prepare and review federal reports for grants applicable to assigned programs

·         Ability to develop annual budget requests for assigned area

·         Ability to act as a single point of contact for assigned programs

·         Ability to write reports

·         Ability to set workflow priorities of assigned area and serve on cross-team task groups as necessary and use applicable computer programs and software.

Selective Preferences:

·         Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Administration with a specialization in accounting, finance or economics from an accredited college or university.

 

Licenses and Certifications:

·         Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees.

·         Successfully pass background and reference checks; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.

·         The position will require the possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12). Individuals may be required to use their personal motor vehicle.

 

Why Should You Apply?

 

We offer a competitive benefits package that is unmatched by the private sector and a culture that encourages team success and advocates for personal advancement.

 

-       Affordable Health, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability Insurance

-       10 holidays per year

-       Paid Vacation and Sick time off - start earning it your 1st day

-       Eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications)

-       Contribute to, and participate in the Arizona State Retirement System

-       Ride Share and Public Transit Subsidy

-       Career Advancement Opportunities

-       Tuition reimbursement

-       Opportunity to work remotely (home office) on an ad-hoc basis

 

Interested?

 

Apply through azstatejobs.azdoa.gov. For questions about this career opportunity, please call Emmanuel Garcia at email [email protected]

 

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602 542-8210. 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.  

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program ? Under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI and VII), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008; the Department prohibits discrimination in admissions, programs, services, activities, or employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics and retaliation. To request this document in alternative format or for further information about this policy, contact your local office; TTY/TDD Services: 7-1-1. ?Free language assistance for DES services is available upon request.

 

 
Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
 Work Arrangement:     Employment Type:   
Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $0.00-50,999.52 

 

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