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The Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA) Finance Program Analyst is responsible for analyzing program operations, making recommendations, and performing actions to improve programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

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Typical Functions:

Provides technical assistance and monitoring for agency programs, following state and federal law. Develops program objectives and methods of administration, and explains benefits of the program. Provides detailed analysis of ADFA program requirements and services to agency personnel, board members, and the general public. Assists in designing and implementing program review processes. Researches information and prepares support material for agency programs. Maintains resource files on programs for utilization by the general public. Provides statistical information on matters relevant to the agency’s business. Ensures proper accounting for the agency’s programs. Prepares agency’s and/or program’s annual and biennial budget. Participates in preparation of ADFA’s Consolidated Plan & Impediments to Fair Housing Study. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations in program area. Knowledge of program evaluation, planning, and analysis techniques. Knowledge of practices, procedures, and methods related to program area. Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting. Knowledge of accounting and budget policies and procedures. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and detailed reports. Ability to develop and assist in implementing programs and grant review processes. Ability to make public presentations. Ability to analyze, interpret and present financial activity to management and the ADFA Board.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, real estate, finance and banking, or a related field; plus three years experience in a support function and/or certifications related to the department for which the position is located. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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