Fiscal Services Specialist 2
Forestry Division - Phoenix, AZ

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**THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED. FIRST REVIEW OF RESUMES WILL BE ON AUGUST 3, 2012. ADDITIONAL RESUMES WILL BE REVIEWED AS NECESSARY.**

LOCATION: 1110 W. Washington, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85007

The mission of the Forestry Division is to manage and reduce wildfire risk to Arizona's communities, and
wild land areas; and provide forest resource stewardship through strategic implementation of forest health
policies and cooperative forestry assistance programs. The Forestry Division provides for the prevention and
suppression of wildfires on more than 22 million acres of state and private lands. They are currently looking for a Fiscal Services Specialist 2 to join their team!

POSITION DETAILS:

This position is responsible for providing fiscal and administrative services for all three of the fire management districts. Processing payables for fire bills assuring billing is accurate for payment, auditing aircraft bills to determine payment scheduling. Pay claims accordingly, resolving fiscal and wild land fire payment and claim issues assuring all supporting documents and aircraft logs are retained. Maintaining aircraft rental agreements from the Federal Office of Aviation Safety. Responsible for developing and preparing training materials and manuals as well as maintain training records; presents financial training to fire departments.

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

KNOWLEDGE:

-Government accounting practices and techniques including USAS
-Rules and regulations governing the expenditure of funds from the Governor's Emergency fund
-Fire terms, functions and activities, fire suppression programs and incident command systems organization
-Computers, Arizona Financial Information System, Excel and Word programs
-Principles of Training

SKILLS:

-Analytical, computer and computation skills
-Maintaining effective working relations with cooperators, fire staff, office personnel
-Organization and time management skills
-Clear and effective communication skills

ABILITIES:

-Complete tasks timely and accurately, follow directives proficiently
-Provide excellent customer service to a variety of agencies, staff and vendors

**PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

-Associate Accounting Degree and/or 3 or more years of accounting work experience.
-Arizona Drivers License

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

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package, including a top-ranked retirement plan, low-cost health and dental coverage, supplemental policies such as vision and short-term disability, and generous leave programs. Our work environment offers multiple training opportunities and encourages career development. To submit your resume for consideration, please hit the "APPLY" button below.

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

AGENCY JOB BOARD ID: NSA

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