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Date:  Jul 28, 2022
Req ID:  10644

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  62,531

Position Number:  2213-7421
County:  Pulaski
Posting End Date:  Aug 9, 2022
Fiscal and Administrative Services

Join the Arkansas Department of Education where each student is recognized as an individual.  Through a cultivation of world-class educators, partnering with communities, and an influx of social supports, Arkansas Department of Education provides multi-level supports that help ensure students will receive a personalized education and develop a life-long love of learning.


Special Application Information:

Incomplete applications will not be considered.  List current/most recent job first.  Account for all time periods including unemployment, self-employment, and military service. A resume may be attached to your required online application form; however, it may not be used as a substitute for completing any part of our application package. To make a call using the Arkansas Relay Service, dial 1-800-285-1121 (Voice) or 1-800-285-1131 (TDD) and for customer service, dial 1-800-285-7192 (V/TDD). 



Position Information

Class Code: A007C

Grade: GS11


Salary Range: $62,531.00 - $90,670.00


The Audit Manager is responsible for managing the examination and analysis of accounting records, compliance audits, and implementing quality assurance programs to verify the accuracy and overall efficiency of internal fiscal and administrative controls. This position is governed by state and federal laws, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, (GAAP), and agency/institution policy.


Provides general supervision to a subordinate professional and administrative staff by developing long and short-term goals and objectives, reviewing project assignments and work performed, recommending subordinates for hiring, promotions, and terminations, and conducting performance evaluations. Supervises and participates in preparing, analyzing, and administering annual reports, financial statements, and other records using standard accounting and statistical procedures to assess financial condition and facilitate financial planning. Monitors audit reports, analyzes trends, and reviews audit summaries for accuracy, completeness, and content; provides direction to auditors and explains methods of correction of audit exceptions. Plans and directs the operating process to assure audit procedures and reports adhere to auditing standards. Reviews financial information to ensure compliance with established criteria, laws, and regulations. Assists in the development and implementation of rules, regulations, and statewide policies governing internal controls and business ethics. Oversees collaboration with various business entities to develop internal control activities and review processes. Directs technical assistance provided by staff to audited entities by interpreting state and federal fiscal policies and directives with application to state fiscal examination procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles of regulatory accounting procedures. Knowledge of the principles of auditing procedures. Knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems and procedures. Knowledge of GAAP. Knowledge of federal and state tax codes and laws. Knowledge of management and supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to interpret and apply rules, laws, and policies to specific situations. Ability to interpret and analyze automated accounting transactions. Ability to analyze technical information and identify potential regulatory issues. Ability to compile supporting documentation and prepare narrative and technical reports. Ability to provide technical assistance to state government officials concerning fiscal policies and directives. Ability to direct the work of subordinates. Ability to direct and coordinate audits. Ability to use computer software programs to produce reports and correspondence.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field; plus seven years of experience in accounting, financial management, auditing, or related area including four 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.



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