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Date:  Jun 10, 2021
Req ID:  7001

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $29,045.95

Position Number: 22112156 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: 06/20/2021 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $29,045.95 


The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: A101C

Grade: GS04


Salary Range: $29,046.00 - $42,117.00


The Accounting Technician is responsible for performing technical bookkeeping duties in support of accounting operations. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Maintains manual or automated accounting records of the organization by posting transactions to journals or ledgers and balancing and reconciling errors. Prepares vendor invoices for payment by applying appropriate account and code numbers, receives electronically prepared invoices for payment, and posts revenue and expenses to internal spreadsheets. Produces reports from automated information systems to verify balances against internal records. Receives warrants, delivers or sends to vendor or contractor, and posts expenditures to appropriate ledger applying proper character or allocation codes. Provides technical assistance to internal and external departmental staff in areas such as warrant cancellation, preparation of vouchers or billings, fund balances, processing policies or procedures, and legal requirements governing financial transactions. Researches accounts for payments/adjustments, recalls accounts assigned to collection agencies, and communicates with agencies on status of accounts. Conducts inventory of supplies and equipment, maintains inventory records and orders supplies and equipment as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Ability to operate standard office equipment and produce reports from automated information systems. Ability to maintain accounting records manually or electronically. Ability to research, identify, and resolve discrepancies in accounting transactions. Ability to provide technical assistance to internal and external staff regarding accounting policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of experience in accounting, bookkeeping, or related area. 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.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock