Job accountant in Phoenix, AZ at Maricopa County (Arizona)

Job Details

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Company Maricopa County (Arizona)
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Phoenix, AZ
Industry Municipal Agencies
Sector Government & Public Administration
Salary 27.5 - 18.5 USD per HOURLY
Job Location Phoenix, AZ

Job Description

Posting Date
Application Deadline
Pay Range
$18.50 - $27.50

The pay range listed above reflects the FULL pay range for this position. The expected ENTRY pay range is $18.50 - $23.00 per hour, based on the candidate's equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification. The position is eligible for overtime compensation for all hours worked over 40 in the designated workweek.
Job Type
Clerk of the Superior Court
About the Position
About the Position
Are you looking to begin your financial career? Start with an organization that believes you can achieve it if you dream it!
The Administrative Accounting Specialist assists the Clerk of the Superior Court in disbursing court-ordered fees and providing account receivables to the public, the legal community, Courts, County, and other governmental agencies so they can be assured that all Superior Court monies are properly receipted, accounted for, and disbursed.
This position is located at our Central Court Building at 201 W. Jefferson Ave. Phoenix, 85003
About Us
Join a team on a mission to provide fair and equitable access to justice. Our department is looking for people who strive to provide excellent customer service, collaborate in a team atmosphere, and serve the community. Every member is vital in providing services for the justice system, the legal community, and the general public.
We are people making a difference.
Come make a positive impact as a member of the Maricopa County Clerk of the Superior Court.
Proud to Offer
  • Perform work with a greater purpose
  • Opportunities for growth and development within Maricopa County
  • Exceptional work-life balance with alternative schedules
  • Low-cost, high-value healthcare for you and your qualifying dependents
  • Enrollment in Arizona State Retirement System
  • Paid vacation, sick, and parental (birth/adoption) leaves
  • Extensive wellness program, including healthcare premium discounts
  • Employee discounts for goods and services
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We Require
  • Two years of experience performing clerical accounting, bookkeeping, or specialized administrative duties. Proficiency with spreadsheets, emails, and word processing software
  • High school diploma or GED
We Also Value
  • Three or more years of experience performing accounting or bookkeeping functions. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Associate’s degree or higher in Business, Accounting, or a closely related field
Job Contributions
  • Assist the accountant staff by disbursing funds from three major bank accounts, acting upon financial orders of the court, and recording and disbursing monies received
  • Verify and audit department cashier deposits and prepares daily bank deposits
  • Monitor and maintain the security of the cash vault
  • Train new staff members and conduct ongoing training for subordinate staff in disbursement and account receivables
  • Receive, release, manage, and receipt funds in Trust in an automated system
  • Receive and download electronic data to check printing software and monitors the check printing process
  • Prepare end-of-month agency checks for amounts receipted to various and multiple county funds throughout the month
  • Process Court Orders from a workflow system
  • Perform research related to unclaimed and undeliverable funds and prepare and maintain fund listings for transfer to the Arizona Department of Revenue
  • Responds to internal and external customer inquiries and requests with the highest level of service possible
Working Conditions
  • Mostly office setting in high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Requires long periods of sitting while completing computer activities
  • Ability to carry, push, or pull 20-pound items up to a distance of 25 feet
  • Ability to travel to and from job-related locations during a scheduled workday, subject to County policies regarding the use of County vehicles and/or private vehicles use on County business
  • Selected candidates must successfully complete and pass a criminal background check
Selection Procedure
  • Only the most qualified candidates will be considered
  • Consideration will only be given to candidates who submit online applications
  • Candidates will be contacted primarily through email and their Workday online application profile
  • Must pass a pre-employment background and/or fingerprint investigation as required by statute or policy, including drug and alcohol testing requirements for positions designated as safety-sensitive
Maricopa County is an equal opportunity employer.
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Job Location

Phoenix, AZ

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