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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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Relief Bill – Unpaid Claims from FY12, FY13 and FY14


Relief Bill items are due to the GAO no later than December 11, 2015.

During the next regular session of the legislature, any unpaid claims for goods or services received from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2014 (FY12 through FY14) will be considered for inclusion in the Relief Bill.  A.R.S. § 35-191.C. provides the statutory authority for submission to the legislature of unpaid claims that are more than one fiscal year old, but less than four fiscal years old.

The Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Financial Report (AFR) is now available

The AFR for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2015 has been published and is now available on the GAO website.  Click on the category “Financials” to access the report.

Annual Financial Report June 30, 2015

November CFO Meeting Agenda

The November 2015 CFO Meeting Agenda has been posted to the GAO Website. 

If you are a State agency off the Capitol Mall and would like to join the meeting remotely, please Selenia Martinez at [email protected] to inquire about joining the meeting via GoTo Meeting.  Due to webinar limitations, the GoTo Meeting is only being offered to agencies off the Capitol Mall.

The agenda can be found under Publications, CFO Meetings or by clicking here.

Agenda November 2015 CFO Meeting

Stop, Cancel or Replace Warrants Quick Reference Guide (QRG) is Now Available

Stop, Cancel or Replace Warrants Quick Reference Guide (QRG) is now available on the GAO website at  

AFIS is Now Available

AFIS is now available. Intermittent log in issue have been resolved. If you are experiencing any other issues, please contact your AFIS Liaison. 

AFIS is Experiencing Intermittent Log In Issues

AFIS is experiencing intermittent log in issues. An update will be provided when the issue is resolved. 

2015 Calendar Year End Statewide Payroll Meeting Materials have been posted to the GAO Website

2015 Calendar Year End Payroll Meeting Materials have been posted to the GAO Website.  The materials can be found here:  or by clicking “PAYROLL / RASL” on the top menu bar, then clicking “Payroll Guide”. 

Materials Posted:
VII.B.    Statewide Payroll Meeting – Agenda (15A)
VII.B.    Statewide Payroll Meeting – Presentation (15P)

2015 Calendar Year End Payroll Processing Memorandum

The 2015 Calendar Year End Payroll Processing Memorandum has been posted to the GAO Website located here:

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