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Date:  Aug 5, 2022
Req ID:  21723

Little Rock, AR, US, 72015

Anticipated Starting Salary:  50,222

Position Number:  2208-2739
County:  Pulaski
Posting End Date:  Aug 19, 2022
Fiscal Services and Support

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). 



This position will be utilized in the fiscal services and support unit. The primary functions will be assisting district bookkeepers in day-to-day operations, monthly reconciliations, and year-end close-outs.  Additionally, this position will monitor district finances for assistance and consideration of fiscal issues.

Position Information

Class Code: A038C

Grade: GS09


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


The Fiscal Support Manager is responsible for overseeing the operations of various fiscal division programs by establishing work priorities and standards of performance, and supervising staff. This position is governed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.


Directs the activities of a professional and administrative support staff through a lead or staff supervisor. Monitors work performance of incumbents, interviews applicants, and approves hire recommendations. Ensures personnel actions, payroll documents, time sheets and purchase orders are processed according to established policy. Reviews operating and program policies, and procedures; reviews and evaluates programs and services with departmental leaders, and makes recommended changes as necessary. Plans and directs division activities by establishing goals, objectives, and short and long-range plans to ensure consistency with overall agency/institution mission. Monitors division budget, reviews and approves expenditures, advises management of potential budget issues, and makes budget recommendations. Ensures accuracy of financial data and produces financial and statistical reports. Gathers data and researches technical information for monthly reports and studies and presents to appropriate authorities. Provides technical assistance, guidance, and information to internal and external 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 business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources. Knowledge of the principles and practices of fiscal management, including budget development, purchasing, and asset management. Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations, and agency/institution policies and applicable laws. Ability to prepare budgets and monitor expenditures. Ability to conduct research and prepare and present oral and written information and reports. Ability to interpret and apply laws, policies, and procedures. Ability to investigate complaints, identify problems, and design corrective measures. Ability to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and compliance of administrative operations, budgets, and programs. Ability to plan and direct the work of others.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in finance, business administration, general business, or related field; plus three years of experience, including one year 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