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Date:  May 26, 2023
Req ID:  29830

Conway, AR, US, 72034

Anticipated Starting Salary:  69776

Position Number: [[2218-1190]] 
County: [[Faulkner]] 
Posting End Date: [[June 9, 2023]] 

Anticipated Starting Salary: [[69,776]] 


Arkansas PBS seeks a Fiscal Division Manager.  This role is a key member of the Fiscal Services team. 


This role works directly with the CFO in support of station fiscal activities and serves as fiscal liaison between the Arkansas PBS Foundation and Arkansas PBS (state agency).


  • Establishes and maintains financial controls,
  • Assesses accounting processes and procedures and modifies where needed for improved efficiency and effectiveness,
  • Plans and directs designated fiscal activities,
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable rules, laws, and regulations,
  • Coordinates and prepares internal and external financial statements,
  • Coordinates activities with external auditors,
  • Provides management with information vital to the decision-making process.


The ideal candidate will be a licensed CPA with substantial experience in accounting processes and procedures, non-profit financial management and reporting experience, grant management experience, and knowledge of Arkansas state government accounting processes and procedures.  Advanced-level MS-Excel skills and ability to use automated accounting system software are required. 


Must have a valid driver’s license. 

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Arkansas PBS offers amazing benefits and perks:

•Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

•Eleven paid holidays per year, including birthday

•12 to 22.5 days of vacation per year depending on years of service

•8 hours Sick Leave per month

• Retirement Benefits: Vesting in a defined-benefit retirement annuity plan funded by a 7.00% employee salary contribution (mandatory) and a 15.00% contribution from the State of Arkansas. Employees can also contribute to an optional 457b plan at a minimum pretax contribution rate of 3%.

•Basic Life Insurance up to $10,000

•Eligible for the Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program


The salary offered commensurate with experience.

AA/EEO/ADA Employer

Position Information

Class Code: A014C

Grade: GS12


Salary Range: $69,776.00 - $101,175.00


The Fiscal Division Manager is responsible for directing the operations of various fiscal division programs by developing and establishing work priorities and standards of performance, reviewing and approving managerial decisions, and monitoring budgetary needs and expenditures. This position is governed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.


Directs the activities of a professional and administrative support staff through lower level managers including interviewing applicants, approving hire recommendations, and evaluating and reviewing work performance of subordinates. Develops and reviews fiscal operating policies and procedures, reviews and evaluates programs and services with departmental leaders, and makes recommended changes as necessary. Plans and directs division activities by establishing goals, objectives, and short and long-range plans to ensure consistency with overall agency/institution mission. Monitors agency/institution budgets, reviews and approves expenditures, advises management of potential budget issues, and makes recommendations. Gathers data and researches technical information for monthly reports and studies and presents to appropriate authorities. Provides technical assistance, guidance, and information to internal and external contacts, legislators, vendors, and other customers by researching and interpreting federal and state laws and agency policies and procedures. Conducts and attends meetings, conferences, and/or workshops to disseminate technical and fiscal information. Coordinates activities with other state and federal personnel, responds to requests for information from executive and legislative officials, and serves on committees or task forces to express ideas and needs or provide recommendations or solutions. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and human resources. Knowledge of the principles and practices of fiscal management, including budget development, purchasing, and asset management. Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations, and agency/institution program policies and applicable laws. Ability to establish, prioritize, formulate, and statistically support budgetary requests and requirements. Ability to plan and assess the financial impact of programs and services and devise modifications as necessary. Ability to prepare budgets, and monitor expenditures, and take corrective action when necessary. Ability to conduct research and prepare and present oral and written information and reports. Ability to interpret and apply laws, policies, and procedures. Ability to investigate complaints, identify problems, and design corrective measures. Ability to plan and direct division activities through supervision of subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelors degree in finance, business administration, general business, or related field; plus five years of experience in financial management, budgeting, or a related field, including three years in a supervisory capacity. May require an advanced Degree, Professional License or Certification as indicated by individual agencies. 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.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

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