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Date:  Jun 10, 2022
Req ID:  18086

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  40,340

Position Number: 22095613 
County: Pulaski; Faulkner; Lonoke; Saline 
Posting End Date: 07/06/2022 

Anticipated Starting Salary: 40,340 
Regulatory Division - Criminal Investigation 

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in accounting and business that required knowledge and application of accounting and auditing principles and general business practices; ability to analyze and comprehend accounting and database kept records and create technical and analytical reports.

Effective report writing, communication, presentation, and interview skills. Utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Ability to provide sworn testimony in administrative and/or judicial proceedings relating to work products and assignments as needed.

Bachelor of Art/Science degree in Accounting or Business-related studies preferred.  

Preferred experience with regulatory agencies; internal audit; and/or prior experience working in a law enforcement/regulatory environment. Prior or current law enforcement employment is preferred but NOT mandatory.


Position Specific:

This position is within a criminal investigation division of a State Law Enforcement Agency which regulates tobacco, alcohol, and medical marijuana and requires an extensive background investigation. Drug testing is mandatory.

Applicants should have the ability to travel overnight and have the flexibility to work unconventional hours to meet mission requirements when needed. The position is based at the main office in Little Rock.  

All equipment is provided by the agency.


The mission of the Department of Finance and Administration is to provide Arkansas citizens convenient, effective, and courteous service which will encourage voluntary compliance with tax, license, and child support laws.

Position Information

Class Code: A081C

Grade: GS07


Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $58,493.00


The Auditor is responsible for examining and analyzing accounting records, conducting compliance and/or financial 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, and agency/institution policy.


Assists with performing programmatic, operational/performance compliance, and financial- related audits of state agencies, boards, and commissions. Provides technical assistance to state agencies, boards, and commissions and various business entities by interpreting state and federal fiscal policies and directives with application to state fiscal examination procedures. Reviews financial information to ensure compliance with established criteria, policy, and regulations. Compiles data and audit information for preparation of reports and schedules and records findings and analysis of information for future projections. Reviews and analyzes efficiency of agency audit procedures and recordkeeping techniques to determine compliance with state and federal laws and state audit fiscal policies and procedures. Explains adjustments and laws via telephone, correspondence, and/or in-person visits, including attendance at administrative hearings. Performs other duties as assigned.


Frequent overnight in-state travel may be required.

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 Generally Accepted Accounting Practices and Principles. Ability to interpret and apply rules, laws, and policies to specific situations. Ability to interpret and analyze automated accounting transactions. 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 two years of experience in accounting, auditing, or a 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.


Applications must include complete work history and references. A resume may accompany the state application but will not be substituted for any part of the application. False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.

Veteran Preference:   A copy of a DD-214 must be submitted to the Hiring Official at the time of interview to be considered for Veteran Preference.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that your employer has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact DHS at (888) 897-7781 or


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock