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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
4/16/2019
Job Category:
Accounting
Agency Controller II
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State of Arkansas | Little Rock, AR
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Job Description

The Agency Controller II is responsible for the production of the agencys financial statements that will become part of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the State of Arkansas. This position is governed by state and federal laws, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and agency policy. Typical Functions Directs the activities of a medium to large sized professional and administrative support staff that establishes agency accounting policy, procedures, and business processes necessary to conform to the State of Arkansass policy and procedures manual. Proposes changes to the Arkansas Administrative Statewide Information System (AASIS) structure necessary to provide financial reports to comply with GAAP as prescribed by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB); submits proposed changes to the Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Accounting for review and/or adoption. Directs and coordinates the implementation of new or revised application modules of AASIS with the AASIS Support Center to ensure their integration with existing agency systems and the validity of data produced. Directs the agency staff in the preparation of final agency financial statements, footnote disclosures, and all required supplemental reporting requirement information to be used in the production of the CAFR for the State of Arkansas. Directs and coordinates accounting services support for divisions or bureaus within the agency including the provision of training, the dissemination of instructions and information, and the provision of technical assistance with regard to accounting questions or particular problems encountered by agency personnel. Responds to inquiries from other states, regulatory bodies, bond rating agencies, the federal government, and the media pertaining to accounting questions and topics by researching complex issues and preparing correspondence for the signature of the agency director, deputy director, or chief fiscal officer. Performs other duties as assigned. Special Job Dimensions Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Practices. Knowledge of state fiscal and budgetary laws, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of lower-level supervisors and/or subordinates. Ability to analyze data and situations, project outcomes, and resolve complex problems. Ability to evaluate the operation of the accounting systems and recommend modifications. Ability to interpret and apply laws and regulations. Ability to write proposals, justifications, and policies. Minimum Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a bachelors degree in accounting; plus five years of professional accounting experience involving the production of financial statements, including two years in a professional managerial capacity. Preferred Qualifications PREFERRED EXPERIENCE IN STATE AGENCY ACCOUNTING AND EXPERIENCE USING ASSIS Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must be certified as a Certified Public Accountant by the State Board of Public Accountancy in accordance with ACA 17-12-301. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Agency Specific Information This Position will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date listed.

If a college degree is required for the position for which you are applying, bring a copy of your official transcript with you if you are selected for an interview. Also if you have Veteran status you will need to scan/email or mail in your DD-214 to receive credit for Veteran preference before the close date of each job.

Method of pay is direct deposit. Checking or savings account required if hired.

Participation in contributory Retirement Plan required if hired.

All Applicants must submit a complete and accurate information on a completed application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week in which you performed these duties.

Please complete the Work History section of the application, even if you are including a resume. Resume are not accepted in lieu of the state application. Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.

DCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DCC is a Criminal Justice Agency and Drug-Free Workplace, Employees Are Subject to a Background Check and Initial and Periodic Substance Abuse Testing.

If applying for a Counseling position there is a 6% SALARY INCREASE DEPENDING ON CERTIFICATION.

If applying for a Parole Probation Officer position the following is REQUIRED: Formal education of a Bachelor's degree from accredited College or University accredited by the organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling, Political Science, Social Behavior Science, Rehabilitation Science or other human behavior fields and those with management emphasis.

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About State of Arkansas

The Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners was established by the Legislature in 1887 to help protect the interest of Arkansas citizens. The Board is authorized by statute to license dentists and dental hygienists by examination or credentials. The Board issues specialty licenses to dentists who have post graduate training and successfully complete an examination. The Board registers dental corporations. The Board issues permits to dental assistants who have qualified for expanded duties. It issues anesthesia permits to dentists who have special training and wish to use general anesthesia or conscious sedation in their offices. It issues local anesthesia permits to dental hygienists who have special training that meets Board criteria. The Board by rule and regulation prescribes those acts, services, procedures, and practices which define the practice of dentistry and those acts, services, procedures, and practices which can be performed by dental hygienists and dental assistants. The Board disciplines its licensees and permit holders if there has been a violation of the Dental Practice Act, the Dental Corporation Act, or the Board's Rules and Regulations.