Accounting Coordinator

Arkansas PBS   Conway, AR   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on May 29, 2024
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Arkansas PBS seeks an Accounting Coordinator in the Finance and Administration Department.  The Accounting Coordinator is a key member of the Finance team that works closely with all departments to assist with the agency’s fiscal needs.

Typical duties of the position include:

  • Compiles budgetary reports and monitors budgets and expenditures.
  • Monitors grants and contracts.  Performs analysis and determines period of performance and allowable costs.  Performs financial reporting and compliance.
  • Meets with departmental managers to discuss budgetary needs and to assist with development of their budgets.
  • Maintains general ledgers and makes periodic and year-end closing journal entries supporting the Agency's financial statements and other financial reporting that may include the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR), Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA), and/or other financial reporting.  Allocates funds and commitment items through budget changes in the state's accounting software (AASIS).
  • Monitors internal controls and provides technical assistance to management, staff, vendors, and others regarding generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Provides supervision to one or more subordinate staff members.
  • Performs periodic employee performance reviews and other supervisory functions including hiring, disciplining, and training/mentoring lower-level staff.

Minimum Qualifications:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting; plus, three years of experience in accounting, financial management or a related area, including one year in a supervisory capacity.

Preferred Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in accounting processes and procedures, grant management experience, and knowledge of Arkansas state government accounting processes and procedures.  Advanced-level MS-Excel skills and the ability to use automated accounting system software are required.

Must have a valid driver’s license. 

If you know someone who may be interested, visit for more information or to apply online, visit search for: Accounting Coordinator, req ID 37861, or Educational Television Div.

Arkansas PBS offers amazing benefits and perks:

•Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

•Eleven paid holidays per year, including birthday

•12 to 22.5 days of vacation per year depending on years of service

•8 hours Sick Leave per month

• Retirement Benefits: Vesting in a defined-benefit retirement annuity plan funded by a 7.00% employee salary contribution (mandatory) and a 15.00% contribution from the State of Arkansas. Employees can also contribute to an optional 457b plan at a minimum pretax contribution rate of 3%.

•Basic Life Insurance up to $10,000

•Eligible for the Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

The salary offered is commensurate with experience.

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Arkansas PBS

350 S Donaghey Ave
Conway , AR