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Date:  Jan 22, 2023
Req ID:  25029

North Little Rock, AR, US, 72199

Anticipated Starting Salary:  45010

Position Number: [[22088837]] 
County: [[Pulaski]] 
Posting End Date: [[02/14/2023]] 

Anticipated Starting Salary: [[$45,010]] 


The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to enhance the safety and security of all Arkansans through ethical, character-driven behavior that promotes professionalism, clear communication, and accountability while serving as the state’s premier public safety agency.


Applicant must be available for disaster duty at any time.  Twelve-hour work schedules are possible and all ADEM positions are subject to 24-hour on-call duty in the event of an emergency or disaster.


Roles and Responsibilities:   Responsible for the financial and programmatic audit/review of numerous federal grant programs within the agency. Works with multiple grant program managers to learn how the programs operate in the State of Arkansas and determine compliance to the federal program from point of award through close of grant. Responsible for the coordination between ADEM and numerous other State agencies to ensure compliance and update records for the Threat Hazard Identification Risk Assessment and Stakeholder Preparedness Report.


Preferred Qualifications:  A minimum of two years of experience working with state and federal grant programs. Experience with AASIS. Knowledge of emergency management. Excellent organization skills. Interviewing skills.

Position Information

Class Code: A066C

Grade: GS08


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


The Internal Auditor is responsible for ensuring organizational compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures by conducting reviews and investigations. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Conducts internal investigations, security reviews, and risk assessments to evaluate susceptibility of program loss through internal fraud, waste, abuse, or unauthorized use of funds and/or resources. Reviews and analyzes efficiency of accounting and record-keeping procedures and management techniques to determine compliance with state and federal laws and organizational policies and procedures. Conducts programmatic audits to determine effectiveness and efficiency of programs, administrative functions, operating procedures, adequacy of internal controls, and relative risk of misuse of various programs. Prepares audit and investigation findings and reports and presents to upper level management. Coordinates activities with external auditors, including furnishing copies of audit reports and providing requested information. May processes requests for access to computerized data and establishes and assigns data access levels, user identifiers, and passwords. May interface with the Arkansas Automated Statewide Information System (AASIS) for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and state law governing public funds. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting and financial management. Knowledge of audit standards and procedures. Knowledge of automated accounting systems and procedures. Ability to interpret and apply rules, laws, or policies in reviews and audits. Ability to evaluate fiscal operations and controls, identify areas of non-compliance with law or accepted accounting procedures, and recommend corrective actions. Ability to compile supporting documentation and prepare and present reports.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field; plus two years of experience in accounting, auditing, or a related field. 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.


All ADEM positions could include travel in and out of state and are subject to 24 hour on-call duty in the event of an emergency/disaster.


Performs other duties as assigned.


Applications will be pre-screened for completion and also for the availability to travel.  You may attach a resume, however, all the information requested in the Employment History section of the state application must be completed.  Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the completed application.


Make sure to include any military service you may have.  Applicants claiming Veterans Preference Points (Active Duty Veteran, Widow of Veteran, and Widow of Disabled Veteran) must attach proof of status to application in order to receive Veterans Preference Points.


The Department of Public Safety has implemented a drug, alcohol, and tobacco free workplace policy pursuant to A.C.A. § 11-14-101, et seq. All ADEM positions are designated as safety sensitive in which a person performing the duties of their positions while under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, or other controlled substances may constitute a threat to health, safety, or handling of confidential information. As allowed by law, all prospective employees who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to submit to a drug test. Refusal to take the drug test or results that indicate a presence of illegal drugs or prescription drugs for which the individual has no prescription will be the basis for precluding the individual from employment. Additionally, employees are subject to random drug and alcohol tests as a condition of continued employment.


This position has a mandatory 6-month probationary period.  This position also requires mandatory 5.25% contribution to the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System.


Benefits package may include health and life insurance, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, Credit Union availability, retirement, career bonuses and deferred compensation plans. 

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock