Arkansas Government Job FISCAL SUPPORT ANALYST in Little Rock, Arkansas

Summary

The Fiscal Support Analyst is responsible for performing a wide variety of fiscal related tasks that are standard or regular support duties within an assigned department or program and for researching financial data and preparing reports. This position is governed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Typical Functions

Researches and analyzes data, develops or revise processes or policies based on research, and submits prepared report findings to supervisor. Develops and maintains databases, spreadsheets and other fiscal reporting mechanisms, reviews and audits fiscal information for accuracy and quality assurance. Provides technical assistance to others working within various databases and systems, including the state accounting system and general ledger, and assists in reconciling problems. Posts transactions to journals and/or ledgers, balances entries, and reconciles errors manually or electronically. Performs various accounting duties and assists with budgets and fiscal monthly and year end closing. Produces monthly production reports, statistical reports, or other regularly scheduled reports. May be responsible for proper and timely entry of time records, payroll related documents, purchase orders, personnel action forms, budget documents, labor distribution reports, or any other procedural forms required by other departments or divisions. May serve as a lead worker, providing training and guidance to fellow employees and establishing work plans, timeframes and/or deadlines or may supervise a small support staff by interviewing, training, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating performance. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Job Dimensions

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of accounting principles and database management. Knowledge of software applications. Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and policies of assigned section. Knowledge of customer service techniques. Ability to comprehend and assimilate technical and business related documents. Ability to apply policies and procedures and other applicable regulations associated with assigned department or program. Ability to conduct research, perform quantitative quality assurance reviews, and prepare reports.

Minimum Education and/or Experience

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in general business, finance, 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.

Preferred Qualifications

3 years’ experience in Excel, AASIS experience (Arkansas Administrative Statewide Information System) with extensive knowledge, 3 years’ experience in hiring / training, Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and well-organized, Excellent communication and time management skills and multi-tasking ability. Strong computer experience including Microsoft Office. Ability to plan and implement works flows.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Agency Specific Information

Division Name Division of Behavioral Health Services

Hiring Official Gary Hollis

Special Work Condition The starting salary for this position is $29,251 annually. This position is located in Little Rock, AR.

Special Application Information GENERAL INFORMATION: All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired. Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, résumé, transcript, licenses and any other information that is submitted. Only transcripts should be submitted at the time of applications; reference letters, certificates, and licenses should be brought at the time of interview. Failure to complete the application form according to instructions with complete and accurate information will adversely impact your comparison to other candidates. List all prior work experience, including military service, with most recent employment first. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination. Benefits package may include: health & life insurance, vacation & sick time, paid holidays, credit union membership, retirement, career bonus, and deferred compensation. CONTINUOUSLY ADVERTISED POSITIONS: Submitting an application for a continuously advertised position does not guarantee that a job is available for that position title; e-mails stating that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for a position are for future reference. Applications submitted for continuously advertised positions are kept on file for 60 days. As jobs for that position title become available, eligible applications in that file that match the county and division criteria will be considered. On your application you should have designated in which counties and divisions you are willing to work. Please keep in mind that you will not appear on hiring lists for counties you do not designate. Do not select “statewide” from this county list. FOR ALL FAMILY SERVICE WORKER POSITIONS ONLY: Applicants must submit an official transcript by mail in addition to applications for all levels of Family Service Worker positions except for Family Services Assistant positions. Transcripts will remain on file for future applications. The following Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees are valid for such Family Service Worker-type positions: Behavior Science Child and Family Development Child Development Counseling (any field) Criminal Justice Education: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Secondary, or Special Family & Consumer Science Family Development Family Services Home Economics Human Development & Family Studies Human Services Psychology Rehabilitation Science Social Welfare Sociology Social Work Mail your transcript to the following address: Arkansas Department of Human Services Attn: Recruitment P.O. Box 1437, Slot W301 Little Rock, AR 72203 The transcript must be an official transcript sent from the university or college you attended. The transcript must still have the envelope sealed with the security seal affixed. Once the seal is broken, the transcript is considered void.