Regional Accountant

Type of Position:
Professional Staff (Non-Classified)

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Institution Name:

Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas county. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration. As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.

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RIRE | Rice Research and Extension Center

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Summary of Job Duties:

The Regional Accountant provides leadership in accounting for the Rice Research & Extension Center, the Southeast Research Station, and the Pine Tree Research Station. The Regional Accountant is responsible for all aspects of the station's accounting, including the payment of invoices, internal and external billings, payroll costing allocations, vehicle and other required reporting, as well as monthly, quarterly, and annual financial summaries and budget reports. Some duties may be delegated to other station staff, with the Regional Accountant assuming review responsibilities. The Regional Accountant works closely with station management and faculty on financial planning and monitoring of budgets.

The Regional Accountant regularly makes decisions for establishing work priorities and managing activities, and coordinates workflow and interactions at each station. The Regional Accountant will be officially based in Stuttgart and work with station managers to provide an on-site schedule that is agreeable to all parties.

The Regional Accountant has supervisory responsibility for classified and/or temporary accounting staff at various locations. Additionally, the Regional Accountant may perform other duties as assigned based on current workload and station objectives and priorities.


Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or closely related field.

Preferred qualifications: A Master's degree in Accounting, three to five years of related experience, experience in Workday.

Salary Information:
Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

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Recruitment Contact Information:

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Motor Vehicle Reports Check
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment. The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture commits itself to policies of affirmative action and diversity with respect to both employment opportunities and program participation. The Division complies with these policies not merely because of legal requirements, but because we believe that such practices are basic to human dignity. As such, the Division welcomes all applicants to apply without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity:

Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Sitting, Talking

Frequent Physical Activity:

Driving, Lifting, Repetitive Motion, Walking

Occasional Physical Activity:

Crouching, Grasping, Kneeling, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping

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