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Date:  May 25, 2023
Req ID:  29810

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $69,776 to $76,753 DOE

Position Number: 22151180 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: 06/09/2023 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $69,776 to $76,753 DOE 


Act 910 of 2019 is known as the Arkansas Transformation and Efficiencies Act.  That Act created the Department of Inspector General for the State of Arkansas and established a cabinet level position to lead the department.  Section 5257 of Act 910 of 2019 provides that the administrative functions of the Arkansas Fair Housing Commission, The Internal Audit section and the Office of Medicaid Inspector General are to be transferred to the Department of Inspector General. 


The 93rd General Assembly of the State of Arkansas passed Act 586 of 2021 that created the Tax Appeals Commission, which is to be an independent agency within the Department of Inspector General. 

Position Information

Class Code: A115C

Grade: GS12


Salary Range: $69,776.00 - $101,175.00


The Office of Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) Chief Financial Officer is responsible for managing all fiscal aspects of the agency. This position is governed by state and federal laws, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and agency/institution policy.


Provides general supervision of the work of a subordinate professional, para-professional, and administrative support staff engaged in financial activities by assigning and prioritizing work assignments, providing instructions, reviewing work performed, and evaluating employee performance. Monitors budgets and expenditures, provides approvals for transactions based on available budget and sponsoring agency restrictions, and monitors internal controls, procedures, and compliance issues for Medicaid fraud and reimbursement. Reviews, tracks, and monitors claims on provider and Medicaid overpayments. Prepares spreadsheets and database files from automated information systems, monitors purchasing procedures of departmental personnel, determines account responsibility for payment of expenditures, employees on purchasing and travel procedures, and interacts with management to develop new accounting procedures. Reviews, analyzes, and prepares reports designed to reflect aspects of the organization's fiscal status and prepares special and periodic reports for use in planning by upper level management. Provides technical assistance to management, staff, and the general public by providing information on regulations and procedures governing accounting practices and programs that comply with governmental regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to accounting and fiscal management, budget development and procurement and travel. Knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to supervise a subordinate professional, para-professional, and administrative support staff engaged in accounting activities. Ability to interpret and apply the provisions of laws, rules, and policies to accounting transactions. Ability to analyze financial information and prepare reports. Ability to provide guidance and technical assistance to management, staff, and the general public regarding accounting operations. Ability to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of accounting systems and controls, identify problems, and devise corrective actions. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in finance or accounting; plus four years of experience in accounting, financial management, fiscal administration, or a related area, including two years in a 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