Job: Accounting Specialist 2(Job Id 35920)

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Posted: 02/14/2018

Job Reference #: 35920

Job Description

02/14/2018
BUDGET/FINANCE/PAYROLL 18
PHOENIX 31,110.00-43,436.00

 

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System

Accountability, Community, Innovation, Leadership, Passion, Quality, Respect, Teamwork

 

 

Accounting Specialist 2

 

First Review on 2/21/2018

The position will remain open until filled

 

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid Agency, is driven by the passion to deliver comprehensive and cost effective health care to Arizonans in need. AHCCCS is nationally acclaimed as a model for other Medicaid programs and recipient of multiple awards for excellence in workplace effectiveness and flexibility. Visit our careers page to learn more about AHCCCS. Use your skills to benefit others; join the AHCCCS Team!

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Division of Business and Finance (DBF) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as an Accounting Specialist-2. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

* Prepares and monitors expenditures, revenues and appropriation analysis for multiple funds and programs; review all documents as an internal control.

 

* Management of multiple funds and its expenditures, transfers and reconciliations.

 

* Assures timely correspondence of payment information to health plans and providers.

 

* Prepares and tracks transfers, balance the state match fund 2500 to the state accounting system, AFIS, manual entries and ACH setups and updates.

 

* Daily balancing of accounting systems.

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):

* Proficient with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word and ACCESS Database), mainframe systems and automated accounting systems.

 

* Knowledge of the reconciliation process to ensure all agency reports are reconciled with the state accounting system and understanding of the hierarchy of funding codes contained within the accounting system and the flow of the information through the system from initial input to payment and reporting.

 

* Skill in work organization and accomplishment, in analysis, interpretation and communication of financial data, in spreadsheet and database development, in oral and written communication, in problem solving techniques and in imparting knowledge to others.

 

* Knowledge of the complex funding sources to ensure correct funding is applied to the documents processed for the appropriated State and Federal funds to maximize the federal funding to the agency based on the federal reporting requirements.

 

* Ability to write reports summarizing financial data compilation, interpretation, analysis; the ability to write operating procedures for work assignments; the ability to work effectively and efficiently in a high paced, continuously changing environment with frequent interruptions.

 

 

 

SELECTIVE PREFERENCE(S):

* Two years of professional level accounting experience.

 

* Knowledge and experience with the Bank of America Cash Pro, and AFIS accounting system. 

 

* Associates Degree in Accounting or Bookkeeping is a plus.

 

 

 

BENEFITS   

At AHCCCS, we promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility and a variety of learning and career development opportunities. Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are 10 paid holidays per year, accrual of sick and annual leave, affordable medical benefits and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan. Click here to learn more about benefits.

           

 

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 417-4497. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. AHCCCS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

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Locations


7101 E Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Flagstaff
N/A
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
701 East Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Yuma
3850 W. 16th Street, Suite A
Yuma, AZ 85364
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Chinle
Tseyi Shopping Center, Hwy. 191
Chinle, AZ 86503
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Tucson
1010 N. Finance Center Drive, Suite 201
Tucson, AZ 85710
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System-Globe
2250 Highway 60, Suite H
Miami, AZ 85539
Casa Grande
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Casa Grande, AZ 85122
Cottonwood
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Cottonwood, AZ 86326
Kingman Office ALTCS
519 E. Beale Street, Suite 130
Kingman, AZ 86401
Lake Havasu
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Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
PRESCOTT VALLEY
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Prescott Valley, AZ 86312
Sierra Vista
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Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
Not Specified
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Not Specified, NS 99997
7101 E Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Flagstaff
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Chinle
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Tucson
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Yuma
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System-Globe
Casa Grande
Cottonwood
Kingman Office ALTCS
Lake Havasu
PRESCOTT VALLEY
Sierra Vista
Not Specified

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