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Accounting Specialist / R0054473

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
72204, Little Rock
Date posted
Apr 19, 2024

The University of Arkansas seeks applications for the position of  Accounting Specialist/ R0054473.  The Accounting Specialist is a part of the General Accounting team within Financial Services and works under the supervision of the Accounting Manager. This position is responsible for maintaining compliance with all federal and state regulations related to the fiscal management of Federal Student Aid programs, Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) scholarship programs, and University scholarship programs. The incumbent will also be responsible for maintaining the financial records for auditing purposes. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or equivalent education, plus three (3) years of professional experience in accounting.

Preferred Qualifications: An advanced degree in Finance or a related area and/or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA); Workday, Ellucian Banner, and/or Anaplan experience; Familiarity with higher education reporting in Arkansas; At least six (6) years of professional experience in accounting or finance; Experience in a university setting.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources website at Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and sex offender registry. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

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