Accounting Specialist I

  • location: Phoenix, AZ
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $17.22 per hour

job description

Accounting Specialist I

A Government Agency with the State of Arizona located in Downtown Phoenix is seeking an experienced Accounting Specialist to join their team for a temporary project. The ideal candidate is an independent worker able to implement direction with little supervision and is comfortable with contract work with a Government agency. This is a long-term temporary position lasting approximately 3 months.

  • The salary is $17.22/hr
  • Working Hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ 85007
  • Position will be in office. Masks will be provided, there are hand sanitizer stations. Wipes will be provided to wipe down stations. Social distancing is practiced.

The Accounting Specialist 1 is responsible for reviewing, analyzing and verifying vendor and provider statements and invoices, employee travel claims and payroll documents, and creating the fiscal transaction utilizing the applicable automated accounting system.

  • Researches unresolved financial documents and responses to vendor, traveler, client and employee inquiries.
  • Gathers and compiles financial data for reports.
  • Consults with the supervisor presenting and resolving complex transactions.
  • Applies accounting principles and practices of governmental accounting while exercising discretion and independent judgment within the Administration's established practices. 

  • GAAP
  • Financial Analysis
  • Fixed Assets
  • Data Entry
  • Microsoft Office
  • Google for Business Suite

  • No Degree Required

  • 1-2 Years of Accounting Specialist Experience
  • Working knowledge of GAAP 

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