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"The GAO is committed to providing excellent service to our citizens, clients, vendors, and employees." - D. Clark Partridge, State Comptroller

Welcome to the Arizona General Accounting Office (GAO)

The General Accounting Office (GAO) is responsible for establishing Statewide accounting policies and procedures, managing the Arizona Financial Information System (AFIS), administering the Statewide Payroll through the Human Resources Information Solution (HRIS), preparing the Statewide Financial Reports, and providing technical assistance and other management advisory services.

Mission Statement

To provide State and Federal agencies, the general public, and other interested public or private entities with accurate and timely financial services, management information, and technical assistance while assuring compliance with related statutes and rules; to maintain and improve the Statewide automated financial systems; and to provide for the safeguarding of State assets.

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Monthly Fixed Asset Depreciation in AFIS

Monthly fixed asset depreciation will process this weekend for July, and the following weekend for August.  Depreciation will not post for any fixed asset that has a document pending.  In order to ensure that depreciation is posted for all in service depreciable assets, please ensure that any pending fixed asset documents for these assets are completed prior the depreciation batch run. 

AFIS Production System Refresh

In the next 15 minutes, we will be refreshing the AFIS Production System.  You should be able to log back into the system directly afterwards.

New SAAM Sections 4506, 5511, 5575 and 9535 and updated Sections 0020, 2020 and 5061

The new or updated Sections of the State of Arizona Accounting Manual (SAAM) listed below have been posted to https://gao.az.gov/publications/saam.

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Accounts Receivable and Billing

Documentation

Retiree Accumulated Sick Leave Program

Manual Payroll Warrants (Handwrites)

Purchases by the State Subject to Tax

Internal Transfers – Accounting Period Closing

GAO will be closing accounting period 2 at the end of next week.  We are asking that all agencies review their outstanding transfers and get them processed as quickly as possible.  Completing the transfer process before the month is closed will reduce the number of errors agencies are receiving due to the prior period being closed.  All agencies should go out to their document catalog and type ‘ITA’ in the document identifier code.  Select phase of ‘Draft’ in the document status section. This will give you a list of all transfers that have not been processed by your agency. 

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