Job Description


  • 502054
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Nov 14 2021 at 23:55 MST


The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid agency, is driven by its mission to deliver comprehensive, cost-effective health care to Arizonans in need. AHCCCS is a nationally acclaimed model among Medicaid programs, and a recipient of multiple awards for excellence in workplace effectiveness and flexibility. Among government agencies, AHCCCS is recognized for high employee engagement and satisfaction, supportive leadership, and flexible work environments, including remote work opportunities. With career paths for seasoned professionals in a variety of fields, entry-level positions, and internship opportunities, AHCCCS offers meaningful career opportunities in a competitive industry. AHCCCS employees are passionate about their work, committed to high performance, and dedicated to serving the citizens of Arizona.

Accountant 1


Posting Details:

Salary: $40,500-$43,500 

Grade: 19

Closing Date: 11/14/2021

Job Summary:

The Division of Business and Finance (DBF) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as an Accountant-1. This position is in a small unit of 5 accounting specialist and reconciles provider payments. This unit also handles a call center to research and answer providers’ payment inquiries. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Job Duties:

* Validate and reconcile system interface files to AFIS for payments.
* Monitor processing of Medicaid provider conversion and modification interface files and identify issues for corrective action.
* Support and assist with electronic funds transfer (ACH/EFT) enrollments related to vendor issues.
* Reconcile and report Sub fund revenues/expenditures, cash balance to management on monthly bases.
* Reconcile suspense account and research aged invoice status in AFIS.
* Run various reports for Health Plans weekly and for Department of Insurance run monthly, quarterly and annually.
* Enter and process supplemental manual payments in accordance to appropriated funds and Federal rates.
* Research and assist with provider inquiries related to payments.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

* Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices; the analysis and reporting of financial data.
* Working knowledge of financial research methodologies in automated financial systems.
* Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); comprehensive knowledge of the principle, concepts, practices, methods and techniques of governmental accounting.
* Good oral and written communication skills.
* Ability to adapt to changing priorities in an efficient and effective manner.

Selective Preference(s):

* Accredited College and or University degree in Accounting or one year of professional level accounting experience.
* Knowledge and experience of automated accounting systems.
* Intermediate level in Excel, basics in Business Intelligent Report AFIS, Arizona Statewide Accounting system, modules in AP, CR, GL and Vendor/ Customer are a plus.


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.

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-417-4497.
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.

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