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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.

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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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“DATA Act Implementation” webinar Friday, March 27, 2015 has been postponed

The DATA Act Implementation webinar has been postponed; we will do another news story when it is rescheduled

Date:  Friday, March 27, 2015

Time:  12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Arizona Time

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March 2015 CFO Meeting Agenda

March CFO Meeting Agenda

The March 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 contact Tami Eckloff 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

Training / Events

DATA Act Implementation: an AGA audio conference.

The General Accounting Office is pleased to announce an audio conference that will be presented by the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) addressing: “DATA Act Implementation”.  Please join us for a national webinar about the implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act). Sponsored by a number of national organizations representing a broad-cross section of DATA Act stakeholders, the webinar will feature federal leaders responsible for the Act's implementation.

FY15 Appropriation Adjustments

FY15 appropriation adjustments per Laws 2015, 52nd Legislature, 1st Regular Session, Chapter 8, SB 1469, may be entered and submitted to the GAO for processing.  Appropriation adjustments are to be completed on the Appropriation Load Form AFIS-101 on the GAO website under Publications then Form selection.

Instructions related to loading FY16 appropriations will be issued at a later date.

Issuance of the State of Arizona Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014.

The GAO has issued the State of Arizona CAFR for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. Visit the GAO web address to view a copy of this report in PDF format. The State’s CAFR received an unqualified opinion from the Auditor General's Office which means the State's financial statements are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report June 30, 2014

New Technical Bulletin Updates eCivis Data Entry Due Date

Technical Bulletin 15-01 has been rescinded and replaced by Technical Bulletin 15-02.  Among the changes are: the extension of time to enter into eCivis information related to grants that began before March 1, 2015, from before February 28 to on or before March 13, 2015; and, a clarification of the requirement to use eCivis for the entry of grants.

If you have any questions, please contact Greg Vokoun at 602.542.6225 or [email protected] .


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