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Accounting Manager - $38/hour
Phoenix, AZ

The County of Maricopa is looking for an Accounting Manager. This is a full-time temp-to-permanent position. It will be onsite at first with eventual hybrid scheduled available based on performance.


  • Establishes and maintains good internal control processes, procedures, and monitoring programs to comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Monitors enrollment, accrual levels, expenses, and claims utilization to ensure funding adequacy and to identify emerging trends
  • Hires, manages, coaches, develops, and rewards assigned staff
  • Oversees journal voucher entries in the budget system, cash receipt processing, and cash management in the treasury system
  • Manages the collection and reconciliation of benefit premiums through payroll deduction
  • Oversees bill payments and provides required approvals of financial accounting activities in the financial accounting system
  • Creates and performs analysis of annual, audited financial statement and monthly and quarterly management reports then presents them to leadership and the Board of Trustees
  • Researches and analyzes the impact of related legislation, industry trends, potential contracts, contract amendments, and other external cost drivers; performs in-depth financial analysis and cost benefits studies
  • Performs month-end and year-end closing activities
  • Oversees internal and external financial audits, reviews claims lag and reconciles with unpaid claims; identifies and monitors liabilities
  • Develops and maintains budgets and forecasting models
  • Collaborates with an external actuary to develop and monitor reserves and rates, and with Budget, Finance, and Treasury departments to ensure alignment of all records and systems
  • Implements continuous quality improvement processes


  • Five (5) years of managerial experience in the field of accounting, including five (5) years of experience directly supervising other accounting professionals.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a closely related field

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