State of Arizona :


Job Information
Job Reference ID:  59143 
Grade:  18 
Posted Date:  10/29/2020 
Close Date:  10/14/2020 
Job Description

Arizona Department of Administration

Delivering results that matter by providing best in class support services.

Accounting Specialist 2

General Accounting Office

Central Services Bureau (CSB)

1740 W. Adams

Phoenix AZ 85007


The Accounting Specialist 2 is the first line of contact and a liaison for constituents of State Licensing Boards & Agencies for the CSB. The position is responsible for the generation and accuracy of complex financial data posted to the automated accounting system, the automated procurement system, and/or Human Resources Information System (HRIS). The position will process Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable and understand cash handling procedures in accordance with the State of Arizona Accounting Manual (SAAM). Provides technical assistance on CSB processes and/or accounting principles and procedures.  The position ensures documents are properly received, authorized, and coded correctly. Compiles various revenue and expenditure reports, and is responsible for analyzing, researching and resolving customer problems and concerns.  Reconciliation of statements and general ledger reports.  Data entry into accounting systems and resolution and corrections of errors as they occur.  Revisions of agency accounts as necessary as well as maintenance of records.


You will bring to the position:

  • Knowledge of the DOA rules and regulations, principles, concepts, practices, methods and techniques of governmental accounting and cash management

  • Knowledge of statutes, rules and regulations and the State of Arizona Accounting Manual (SAAM); methods and techniques of data processing as it relates to accounting and cash management practices

  • Experience in data entry & maintenance of accounting records through automated accounting systems

  • Experience with financial reporting techniques and reconciliation procedure techniques

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

  • Ability to interact with constituents in a professional manner


  • Computer trainings: G Suite, spreadsheets, calendar

  • AFIS Training and six months’ experience using AFIS

  • One year of customer service experience

  • One year of governmental accounting experience; or completion of at least 12 semester hours of accounting from an accredited college or university


-          Valid Arizona Driver’s License


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

-          Sick leave

-          Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

-          Health and dental insurance

-          Retirement plan

-          Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

-          Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.


If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shelia Wiggins-Wayne at [email protected] or 602-542-4769 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-542-5482. 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:  $39,000.00-39,000.00 


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