Arkansas DHS Seeks Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Medical Services

The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state's largest agency with 7,500 employees working in 86 county offices serving more than one million people. Employees work in 11 major divisions and five support offices headquartered in Little Rock to provide services to Arkansans. DHS is seeking to fill a The DHS Deputy Chief Financial Officer – Medical Services  position in Little Rock, AR.

The DHS Deputy Chief Financial Officer – Medical Services is responsible for overseeing all financial activities occurring within assigned areas of the division, as well as financial policy and long-term financial planning for the divisional or population driven components of DHS. This Position:

Serves as a member of the Office of Finance Executive Leadership team.

 Directs the activities of financial personnel through lower level managers and supervisors by determining overall financial goals and objectives, managing subordinate staff, including interviewing, hiring, providing training, assigning and reviewing work, evaluating the performance of immediate subordinates, and serving as performance evaluation reviewing official for lower level financial employees.

 Contributes to the development, revision, implementation, and monitoring of administrative policies and procedures, biennial and interim budgets, and reallocation needs of agency divisions or population driven components of DHS.

 Prepares and provide information to agency management, the legislative and executive branches, and others.

 Performs other duties as assigned.


The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related area; plus nine years of experience in the area of accounting, finance, or a related field, including six years in professional financial management capacity.


Must have Medicaid programming, budgeting, and compliance experience; financial experience, and analysis; forecasting and modeling; supervisory experience, good written and verbal skills, complex computer system skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, etc.); cash flow, revenue, and expense analysis experience.

Position Number: 22098402

Closing date: February 14, 2016; 11:59 p.m.


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Arkansas Department of Human Services
Little Rock
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Date Closing: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Contact Name: 
DHS Recruiting
Contact Email, Phone, or Address:
Salary Range: 
112,559.00 - 140,699
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time
Finance, budget, Medicaid