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Financial Analyst 2

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State Of Arizona Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 3 months ago

150 N. 18th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007

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Financial Analyst 2

Department of Planning and Operations

Open until filled


The Department of Planning and Operations is looking for a motivated and dedicated individual to join our team! The Financial Analyst 2 position supports the Division of Planning and Operations in all budgetary and financial processes and assignments.

This includes forecasting, managing and monitoring of various expenditures and revenues across the agency; compiling of monthly budget performance reports; monitoring fund and appropriation balances; processing, reconciling and analyzing of expenditures; monitoring revenue collections; and other ad-hoc reporting. The Financial Analyst 2 will approve purchase requisitions to ensure appropriate funding is being used and analyze and report on common mistakes, as well as process purchase requisitions when needed. This position assists in the successful resolution of fiscal, procurement, training, travel, fixed assets, and other issues for the Division.

All Arizona State employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Responsibilities include:

Analyzing, preparing, monitoring, extracting, collecting, explaining, interpreting and reporting on revenue and expenditure data for the Division of Planning and Operations from all fund sources

Monitoring and reporting of variances in financial position

Performing research and analysis to resolve complex financial issues; reporting on trends, inconsistencies, anomalies, outliers and missing pieces

Working with Finance Management on incorporating trends and cost drivers into financial models/reports and/or developing of new models/reports

Supporting Finance Management during the Annual Budget submittal and in the preparation of the Annual Report

Reviewing, analyzing and quantifying the effects of introduced and passed legislation, rules and policies

Assisting Finance Management in the reconciling of transactions by comparing actual data to expectations; proposing corrections to management and processing needed transactions including budget and expense transfer to make corrections

Initiating, coordinating and implementing continuous quality improvement processes; establishing and documenting standard work

Documenting work flows; identifying problems and collaborate on finding solutions

Reviewing purchase requisitions, verify funding, analyze purchasing mistakes, and report on mistakes

Processing of requisitions and receipts

Requirements include:

Bachelor's degree in a related field or 5 years of experience in Finance, Accounting or Public Administration

Knowledge of financial, budgetary and accounting principles, processes and procedures

Solid analytical skills; advanced experience with Excel to include pivot tables; formatting and advanced analytics

Skills in database mining and management

Fiscal analysis - expenditures and revenue forecasting; impact statements

Skills in presenting facts and recommendations in a clear, concise and consistent matter for both - financial and non-financial audience

Inquisitive nature; self-driven; highly motivated problem solver; flexible and independent

Teamwork, leadership and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships

Ability to work independently in a high-paced environment, under pressure and tight timeliness while meeting deadlines

Ability to interpret, comprehend, format and sort complex financial data

Ability to solve problems in variable situations requiring analytical, interpretive, evaluative, and/or constructive thinking within broadly designed policies and objectives

Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination


The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans

Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans

Accrued vacation pay and sick days
10 paid holidays per year

Deferred compensation plan

Credit union membership

Wellness plans

Employment Requirements

Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

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