• Arkansas State
  • De Queen, AR
  • Accounting
  • Full-Time
  • 141 W Locke Ave

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Summary The Accounting Operations Manager is responsible for participating in the overall management of accounting operations of an organization. This position is governed by state and federal laws, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and agency policy.

Typical Functions Provides supervisory guidance to a subordinate supervisory, professional, and para-professional staff by establishing work plans and staff assignments, resolving difficult or complex problems, reviewing work performed, and evaluating employee performance. Analyzes business systems and develops methods for enhancing services, provides implementation leadership and training for new technologies and system enhancements, and advises upper level management on risk management services to investigate and prevent financial losses. Monitors investments for proper accounting methods, evaluates and troubleshoots systems to identify and provide solutions for problems, and makes recommendations regarding procedures, internal controls, and security issues. Establishes and maintains general ledgers on departmental operations, calculates and allocates funds for new and existing accounts or projects, develops forms and documents for special accounts, reviews posted entries to general ledgers and subsidiary accounts, balances accounts periodically, and closes books as needed. Prepares spreadsheets and database files from automated information systems for use in advising upper level management in resource allocation, tax strategies, and budget forecasts. Researches accounting issues and problems, compiles reports, advises upper level management on appropriate accounting and business practices and new or revised techniques or systems, and participates in long and short range planning regarding organizational fiscal control. Compiles budgetary reports for fiscal managers, meets with departmental managers to discuss budgetary reports, and provides advice on budgetary guidelines or other financial reporting matters. 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.

Special Job Dimensions

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems. Knowledge of management and supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to supervise a subordinate supervisory, professional, and para-professional staff engaged in accounting activities. Ability to interpret and apply the provisions of laws, rules, or policies to accounting transactions. Ability to analyze data, project outcomes, and develop and implement procedures and systems for coordinating and controlling diverse financial activities. Ability to provide guidance and technical assistance to upper level management, staff, and the general public and participate in long and short range planning concerning accounting operations. Ability to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of accounting systems and controls, identify problems, and devise corrective actions.

Minimum Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a bachelors degree in accounting; plus five years of experience in accounting, financial management, fiscal administration or a related field, including two years in a managerial or 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Agency Specific Information This Position will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date listed.

If a college degree is required for the position for which you are applying, bring a copy of your official transcript with you if you are selected for an interview. Also if you have Veteran status you will need to scan/email or mail in your DD-214 to receive credit for Veteran preference before the close date of each job.

Method of pay is direct deposit. Checking or savings account required

if hired.

Participation in contributory Retirement Plan required

if hired.

All Applicants must submit a complete and accurate information on a completed application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week in which you performed these duties.

Please complete the Work History section of the application, even if you are including a resume. Resume are not accepted in lieu of the state application. Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.

DCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DCC is a Criminal Justice Agency and Drug-Free Workplace, Employees Are Subject to a Background Check and Initial and Periodic Substance Abuse Testing.

If applying for a Counseling position there is a 6% SALARY INCREASE DEPENDING ON CERTIFICATION.

If applying for a Parole Probation Officer position the following is

REQUIRED: Formal education of a Bachelor's degree from accredited College or University accredited by the organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling, Political Science, Social Behavior Science, Rehabilitation Science or other human behavior fields and those with management emphasis.

Department Community Correction, Attn: Human Resource Section, Two Union National Plaza, 3rd Floor, 105 West Capitol, Little Rock, AR 72201.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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