August 16, 2016
1700 West Washington – Phoenix, Arizona 85007
JOB SUMMARY AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages the Investment Accounting Division for the Office through a staff of professional accountants. Performs investment accounting work involving fixed income and equities by applying established accounting principles, theories, concepts, and practices. Develops and maintains a variety of complex investment accounting statements and reports conforming to GAAP and Arizona Revised Statutes. Provides technical guidance and direction for investment accounting issues. Prepares or oversees the preparation of monthly reports and executive summaries on investment accounting activity for the Office of the State Treasurer.
• Manages the day-to-day operations of the Investment Accounting Division.
Prepares or oversees the preparation of various reports such as the monthly Board of Investment
Report or the Annual Financial Statement Report and ensures the Office of the State Treasurer is
in compliance with all financial reporting requirements.
• Responds to inquiries and solves problems from management, state agencies, and local
government agencies regarding accounting transactions, policies, procedures, and investment
• Maintain current knowledge of fixed income and equity investments and current accounting theory,
practices, and law through training and reading related publications.
• Perform other work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
• Extensive knowledge of the principles, concepts, current practices, methods and techniques of governmental accounting, internal control structure
and fiscal management.
• Requires expert level knowledge of GAAP and GASB standards.
• Knowledge of various fixed securities such as treasuries and agency bonds, corporate bonds,
mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities is preferred.
• Ability to exercise effective administrative and technical supervision over professional staff.
• Ability to effectively manage diverse work load to meet deadlines.
• Skill in work management and work leadership.
• Skill in written and oral communication.
• Skill in interpersonal relations and imparting knowledge to others.
• Skill in analysis and interpretation of financial data and state statutes