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Date:  Aug 2, 2022
Req ID:  21518

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Anticipated Starting Salary:  50,222

Position Number: 22087920 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: Open Until Filled 

Anticipated Starting Salary: 50,222



Hiring Authority:

#1 Natural Resources Drive

Little Rock, AR  72205

Phone: 501/219-6347



As the largest industry in Arkansas, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture is dedicated to the development and implementation of policies and programs for Arkansas agriculture and forestry to keep its farmers and ranchers competitive in national and international markets while ensuring safe food, fiber, and forest products for the citizens of the state and nation. The Department is organized into five Divisions: Forestry Division, Livestock and Poultry Division, Natural Resources Division, Plant Industries Division, and Shared Services Division.

Position Information

Class Code: A050C

Grade: GS09


Salary Range: $50,222.00 - $72,822.00


The Agency Fiscal Manager is responsible directing the operations of various complex fiscal activities. This position is governed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.


Directs the activities of a medium to large professional and administrative support staff through a lead or staff supervisor by monitoring work performance of incumbents, interviewing applicants, and approving hire recommendations. Participates with agency management in the development and implementation of departmental policies and programs. Allocates funds to cost centers and authorizes disbursements. Monitors division budget, reviews and approves expenditures and advises management of potential budget issues. Gathers data and researches technical information for monthly reports and projects and presents to appropriate authorities. Provides technical assistance, guidance, and information to internal and external agency contacts, legislators, vendors, and other customers by researching and interpreting federal and state laws and agency policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting, personnel, and fiscal management, including budget development, purchasing, and asset management. Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations, agency program policies, and applicable laws. Ability to plan and assess the impact of programs and services and devise modifications as necessary. Ability to prepare budgets and monitor expenditures. Ability to interpret and apply laws, policies, and procedures. Ability to investigate complaints, identify problems, and design corrective measures.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelors degree in finance, business administration, public administration, or related field; plus four years experience in related field, including two years' supervisory experience. 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:

  • Accounts Receivable


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