Arkansas Government Job SENIOR AUDITOR in Little Rock, Arkansas


The Senior Auditor is responsible for examining and analyzing accounting records,conducting compliance and/or financial audits, assisting in training other auditors, andimplementing quality assurance programs to verify the accuracy and overall efficiency ofinternal fiscal and administrative controls. This position is governed by state and federallaws, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and agency policy.

Typical Functions

Conducts programmatic, operational/performance compliance, and financial-related auditsof state agencies/institutions, boards, and commissions. Provides technical assistance to state agencies/institutions, boards, and commissions andvarious business entities by interpreting state and federal fiscal policies and directives withapplication to state fiscal examination procedures. Reviews financial information to ensure compliance with established criteria, policy, andregulations. Compiles data and audit information for preparation of reports and schedules and recordsfindings and analysis of information for future projections. Reviews and analyzes efficiency of audit procedures and recordkeeping techniques todetermine compliance with state and federal laws and state audit fiscal policies andprocedures. Explains adjustments and laws via telephone, correspondence, and/or in-person visits,including attendance at administrative hearings. Assists in training other auditors by acting as a group lead on large, complex audits andexplaining auditing standards, policies, and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Job Dimensions

Frequent overnight in-state travel may be required.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of the principles of regulatory accounting procedures. Knowledge of the principles of auditing procedures. Knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems and procedures. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices and Principles. Ability to interpret and apply laws, rules, and policies to specific situations. Ability to interpret and analyze automated accounting transactions. Ability to use computer software programs to produce reports and correspondence. Ability to lead the work of others.

Minimum Education and/or Experience

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a relatedfield; plus four years of experience in accounting, auditing or a related field with one yearin an organizational auditing capacity.

Preferred Qualifications

Project Management Experience. Advanced Excel Experience including writing formulas & using pivot tables & pivot charts. CPA or Qualified to take the CPA Exam. Bachelor of Science Degree in accounting or from a four-year institution accredited by the AACSB – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Financial Accounting Experience. Fact finding & Gathering, Interview Experience. Report Writing Experience. Analytical & Research Skills. Grants/Sub-Grants Experience. Experience in giving sworn statements in court proceedings. Ability to communicate effectively with administration & upper management.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes requirereview and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL ORPART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSUREREQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Agency Specific Information

Division Name Office of the Chief Financial Officer

Hiring Official Claudette Holt

Special Work Condition The starting salary for this position is $45,010 annually. This position is located in Little Rock, AR.

Frequent overnight in-state travel may be required.

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.