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Assistant Controller
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State of Arkansas | Little Rock, AR
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Job Description

The Assistant Controller is responsible for maintaining the organizational general ledger, chart of accounts, and overseeing related work activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and agency policy. Typical Functions Provides supervisory guidance to a subordinate accounting supervisory and professional staff by establishing work plans and staff assignments, resolving difficult or complex problems, and evaluating employee performance. Reviews general ledger and subsidiary accounts to verify balances and processing of year end closing. Allocates funds for new and existing accounts when establishing and maintaining general ledger on department operations. Researches outstanding checks and balances for preparation of report for unclaimed property. Tracks and reconciles unexpended accounts. Evaluates current and future data processing needs related to quality control and reporting procedures. Prepares financial reports, budget projections, special project costs, expenditure analysis, and federal grant reports. Provides technical assistance to departmental officials by interpreting data and details of various accounting reports. Performs other duties as assigned. Special Job Dimensions Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Knowledge of administrative and management concepts. Knowledge of automated accounting systems and procedures. Knowledge of management and supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to supervise a subordinate accounting supervisory and professional staff. Ability to establish and apply accounting principles and methods to total operation of an accounting department. Ability to analyze and interpret various forms of accounting data. Ability to prepare detailed reports. Ability to plan, schedule, and implement an accounting system. Minimum Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree with a major in accounting, or finance; plus four years of experience in accounting, including two years in a managerial or supervisory capacity. 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. Preferred Qualifications Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Agency Specific Information ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. The work history section of the application must be completed. We do not accept resumes in lieu of completing this section. If the position requires a Bachelor's Degree, an official transcript must be submitted at the time of interview. If you are claiming Veteran's Preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted at the time of interview.

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.