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DHS FINANCIAL SECTION MANAGER

Date:  Nov 23, 2022
Req ID:  23925
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Category:  AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $45,009.95

Position Number: 22100961 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: 12/15/2022 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $45,009.95 

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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.

 

Preferred Qualifications:
Proficient in Excel and AASIS.  
Minimum of 2 years State budgeting experience including development of AOP, fiscal monitoring and financial reporting.  
Minimum of 1 year experience in monitoring and reporting of federal grants. 
Supervisory experience. 
Occasional overtime.

Position Information

Class Code: A056C

Grade: GS08

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00

Summary

The Department of Human Services (DHS) Financial Section Manager is responsible for directing the activities of a financial management section within a large financial management division. This position is governed by the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, state and federal laws, and agency policy.

Functions

Directs the activities of a large supervisory, professional, and administrative support staff directly and indirectly through lower-level supervisors by delegating authority over and responsibility for various functions, interviewing and hiring or reviewing and approving recommendations for hire, evaluating performance or approving the evaluations conducted by lower levels, training or arranging for training of subordinates, and recommending or approving a variety of other personnel actions. Provides technical direction to staff involving interpretations of federal or state law, program requirements, agency policy, plans or operations. Prepares or directs and oversees preparation of various reports in such areas as cost allocation, contract payments, cost center coding, expenditure projections, cash flow analysis, accounts receivable/payable, and billing. Coordinates with systems management personnel to design or modify data processing systems or reports or to design new reports to satisfy requirements. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting. Knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to fiscal management and purchasing. Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource and organizational management. Ability to analyze data, project outcomes, and develop and implement procedures and systems for coordinating and controlling diverse financial activities. Ability to prepare and present fiscal information to agency management. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to utilize Microsoft Excel to prepare financial spreadsheets.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field; plus four years of progressively more responsible experience in fiscal administration, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

Licenses

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