Interested individuals must come to the Human Resources Office to complete an application for the position between the hours of 8:00 and 5:00, Monday through Friday or online at the Pulaski County website at The Human Resources Office is located in Suite 100 of the Pulaski County Administration Building - 201 S. Broadway, Little Rock.

POSITION:                                          FINANCIAL MANAGER

This position is open to County Employees and the General Public.

POSITION NO:                            201

STARTING SALARY:                            $65,395 - $73,673

DEPARTMENT:                            SHERIFF / ENFORCEMENT (500)



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY/FUNCTION: Responsible for managing the budget preparation process and maintenance of budget accounts for the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department; monitors and analyzes the financial activities of the department to ensure budgetary control and cost effective operations.



-                     Manages all Sheriff’s Department budget accounts to ensure sufficient funding, appropriate budget management, and cost effective operations.

-                     Facilitates the preparation of the Sheriff Department budget; makes recommendations to the Chief Deputy and Sheriff regarding proposed budgets based on past usage and estimated departmental needs.

-                     Monitors departmental performance against budget and makes recommendations to the Chief Deputy for corrective action where appropriate.

-                     Coordinates with the Comptroller’s Office to ensure appropriate monitoring of department budgets.

-                     Develops complex financial reports for forecasting, trending, and result analysis of spending patterns within the department budget accounts.

-                     Analyzes financial situations and needs for the Sheriff’s Department to assist administration with making appropriate purchase, lease, contract, and line item appropriation decisions.

-                     Manages budget accounts, grants, leases, and contracts for the Sheriff’s Department ensuring funds are expended according to appropriation ordinance, statutes, and regulations.

-                     Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for submission to department administration.

-                     Collaborates with administration to plan major purchases for the Sheriff’s Department.

-                     Oversees the research and writing of grants for the Sheriff’s Department; works with the administration in the execution of funding strategies.

-                     Consults with appropriate department personnel to outline how budgetary and grant funds are to be used, and explains procedures necessary to obtain funding.

-                     Monitors budget account balances to ensure requested purchases and expenditures will not exceed fund availability; communicates any problems to the Chief Deputy and Sheriff and assists with resolutions.

-                     Ensures compliance with all local, state, and federal financial reporting and audit requirements.

-                     Perform other duties as assigned.


NUMBER OF PERSONNEL SUPERVISED:                Directly supervises one Budget Grants Administrator. 



Work is performed in a smoking restricted office environment.



Completion of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Financial Management, Business Administration, or a related field; considerable experience in Finance or Accounting Administration, including considerable supervisory experience, or related area; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.



Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the following requirements: criminal background examination, drug screening, traffic offense check, sexual offender check, and child and adult maltreatment checks.


OPEN DATE:  07-10-2019                                                                                                      CLOSE DATE: 07-16-2019 (5:00 p.m.)


Please Note:  Applications will not be accepted after the Close Date.  A selection will not be made until the Close Date and all applications have been received by the selecting official.


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