Arkansas Government Job DFA DIVISION MANAGER I in Little Rock, Arkansas


The Department of Finance Administration Division Manager I is responsible for overseeing the work activities in the assigned sections. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Typical Functions

Prepares financial and administrative revenue impact statements when assigned. Work with senior management and legislators during legislative sessions when assigned. Supervises a medium-sized professional, technical, and administrative support staff by: interviewing applicants, making hiring and termination recommendations, assigning and reviewing work, training, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Monitors tax collection and processing activities by reviewing financial reports and information, on a daily basis, to ensure section compliance with laws, regulations, and procedures and recommends and discusses changes in policies, procedures, and regulations to improve the effectiveness of the tax section. Delivers technical assistance to subordinates, taxpayers, or child support customers, concerning procedures and problems, interprets applicable statutes and regulations, and makes decisions on contested assessments or case management problems. Assumes daily responsibilities of Division Manager II in their absence. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Job Dimensions

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting or bookkeeping. Knowledge of state laws governing the collection and processing of applicable state taxes or establishment and enforcement of child support obligations. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to interpret and apply rules, laws, or policies to specific situations. Ability to monitor computerized collection operations and controls, identify areas of non- compliance with law or agency standards, and recommend corrective actions. Ability to provide technical information and guidance regarding the tax laws or laws related to child support enforcement.

Minimum Education and/or Experience

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public administration, accounting business management, or a related field; plus two years experience involving tax collection, processing, the administration of tax laws, or related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Agency Specific Information

ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. 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.

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

This is an entry level position with a starting salary of $37,332.00

DFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.