Administration Division/Accounting Section
Are you ready to work for an exceptional state agency that works to protect the life, health and welfare of the employees in the State of Arizona? Apply with us! The Industrial Commission of Arizona (ICA) is committed to the highest standards of compliance, demonstrating leadership in all areas, and teaching and working with employers and employees to make them successful. A thriving workforce in Arizona is what we strive for and work towards each day.
As a State of Arizona agency, the ICA offers an excellent benefits package, including top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans, affordable medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability plans, 10 paid holidays per year, 13 paid vacation days and 12 paid sick days per year, and a deferred compensation plan option.
The Industrial Commission of Arizona is seeking an experienced Accountant. This position supports the ICA budgetary and financial processes and assignments, this includes: forecasting, monitoring of expenditures and revenues; compiling of monthly financial reports; monitoring fund and appropriation balances; processing, reconciling and analyzing encumbrances and expenditures; monitoring revenue collections; and other ad-hoc reporting; develops and implements reconciliation processes for expenditures and revenues; reviews current practices, identifies risk, recommends solutions and develops standard work and training materials; examines various sources of data to determine trends and identify cost drivers and incorporate those findings into financial analyses; and will assist in the successful resolution of fiscal, procurement, training, travel, fixed assets, and other issues for the Division.
- AZ Driver’s License Required
In-State travel is required. Requires 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 required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207 (12). Employees may be required to use their own transportation, as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.
- Governmental accounting and fiscal principles.
- Budget and state legislative process.
- Principles and practices of business administration, including organization theory and management, fiscal management, and budgetary control.
- Statistical analysis and theory.
- Excel or Google Sheets.
- Report writing techniques.
- General office practices and procedures.
- Using Excel or Google Sheets to include pivot tables; formatting and advanced analytics (vlookup, sumifs, sumproduct, etc.).
- Data mining and management.
- Applying principles, concepts, practices, methods and techniques of accounting, budget and fiscal analysis.
- Expenditure and revenue forecasting.
- Presenting written and oral facts and recommendations in a clear, concise and consistent matter for both financial and non-financial audiences.
- Successfully negotiating interpersonal relationships in a work setting.
- Problem solve.
- Be flexible.
- Work with a team, provide leadership and establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Work independently in a high-paced environment, under pressure and tight timeliness while meeting deadlines.
- Interpret, comprehend, format and sort complex financial data.
- Solve problems in variable situations requiring analytical, interpretive, evaluative, and/or constructive thinking within broadly designed policies and objectives.
- Make sound judgments and decisions.
- Recognize and engage those with different backgrounds, characteristics, and perspectives to bridge gaps in understanding of differing viewpoints, as well as ensuring persons with diverse perspectives are given the opportunity to collaborate and provide input.