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Job Description

05/19/2017 05/26/2017
PHOENIX 51,000.00-0.00


Arizona Department of Economic Security



1789 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007  

Openings: 1

This announcement is open until a sufficient number of resumes are received. Interested applicants should apply for this position if they feel that they are qualified as quickly as possible to ensure a timely application.

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) works with families, community organizations, advocates, and State and Federal partners to realize our collective mission to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need. To learn more about DES visit DES Overview and visit our careers page to see current job opportunities. Join the DES Team!



The Division of Benefits and Medical Eligibility (DBME) is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Financial Analyst. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Determines funding needs of assigned programs and initiates transactions including transfers, draw downs, deposits, journal vouchers, expenditure corrections, expense budget loads and modifications, appropriation loads and modifications, and other like documents.

- Researches and analyzes expenditure and revenue trends for the purpose of reporting fiscal position, prepares external and internal reports, and prepares forecasts.

- Identifies, researches, reviews, analyzes and establishes possible impacts of proposed/pending federal and State legislation, policy changes, or funding modifications for assigned areas.

- Attends formal and informal meetings to ensure proper knowledge of assigned programs and adequate communication with programmatic personnel.  Prepares appropriate materials for those meetings.






- Knowledge of accounting and fiscal principles; the budget process; principles and practices of administration with special reference to organization, fiscal management and budgetary control; statistical analysis and theory, report writing techniques, office practices and procedures.

- Skilled in oral and written communications; initiating expenditure corrections, journal vouchers, cash receipts within the state's and the agency's automated systems; computer utilization; analysis and interpretation of financial data.

- Ability to do difficult analytic work; write and speak with clarity; monitor appropriations, revenues and expenditures; schedule and prioritize assignments, prepare and review federal reports for grants applicable to assigned programs; develop annual budget requests for assigned areal act as a single point of contact for assigned programs; write reports; set workflow priorities of assigned area and serve on cross-team task groups as necessary; use computer programs and software.



DES promotes career development by offering a learning environment, team oriented culture. Our new hires enjoy several other benefits such as paid holidays, vacation days, sick leave, medical, dental, and vision benefits, tuition reimbursement, and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan. Click here to learn more about benefits.


Staffing Disclosure

Applicants will be required to:

-Travel in-state. Must be in possession of, and ability to retain, a current, valid, Arizona-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. ).

- Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees

- Successfully pass background and reference checks. Employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions


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DES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer

Persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply

Fair and Equal Employment Opportunity Practices: DES does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, parental status, or military service.

Reasonable Accommodation Request: During all stages of the recruitment process, persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation which includes but are not limited to a sign language interpreter or an alternative format of documents. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact DES Human Resources Administration at (602) 771-2842. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

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