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Accountant 2 - $28.55/hour
Phoenix, AZ

The State of Arizona is looking for a motivated, well-organized self-starter to temporarily contract as a mid-level Accountant. This Accountant will perform professional work of average difficulty and responsibility to track expenditures in the State accounting system. It is anticipated this assignment will be 2 ½ years in duration.


  • Analyzing and compiling, with supervision, data for revenues and expenditures related to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
  • Reconciles two Federal funding sources including a review of accounting transactions and balances to identify any transaction errors or other processing issues.
  • Reconciles Arizona Financial Information System (AFIS) the State Accounting System, fund balances.
  • This position will utilize AFIS to track the various ARPA related activities and prepare monthly budget to actual reports.
  • In addition, this position will ensure adequate supporting documentation is maintained for each expenditure.


  • Three years accounting and reporting experience required
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field
  • Skilled in using AFIS or similar robust integrated accounting system
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Financial Accounting Standards Boards (FASB), and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) theories and concepts
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office applications, Google email and calendar applications
  • Detail-oriented with strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to interpret financial and statistical data
  • Ability to work in a team and individually with adaptive skills to complete assignments timely, working with a large volume of data.

For more information, contact Christine Hawn at 602 788-5890 ext 123 or email at