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The Arkansas Tobacco Control (ATC) Auditor/Investigator is responsible for the enforcement of all Arkansas tobacco laws by investigating and auditing tobacco permit holders, maintaining

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Special Job Requirements:

Frequent overnight in-state and out-of-state travel may be required.

Typical Functions:

Enforces all federal, state, and local laws regarding tobacco, including the sale, possession, purchase, and transportation of tobacco products. Conducts financial related audits of wholesale and retail tobacco dealers. Reviews and analyzes financial information to ensure tobacco wholesalers and retailers are in compliance with state and federal laws and rules promulgated by the Board. Compiles data and audit information for preparation of reports. Investigates alleged violations of tobacco laws, obtains evidence of improper deviation to those laws, and testifies at administrative hearings or in court regarding audit findings. Performs inspections/audits on wholesale cigarette and/or retail tobacco permit holders, including analysis of invoices, bank records, shipping records, and accounts receivables/payables to determine compliance with state tobacco control law. Inspects the records of tobacco permit holders to ensure compliance with Arkansas tobacco laws. Writes violation reports for illegal activities at permitted outlets. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of basic state and federal tobacco laws. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems. Knowledge of audit standards and procedures. Ability to interpret and analyze automated accounting transactions. Ability to evaluate fiscal operations and controls, identify areas of non-compliance, and recommend corrective action. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports. Ability to use computers and software, including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Google Maps, Visual FoxPro, Sequel Database, Microsoft Streets and Trips, and Quickbooks.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal educational equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field; plus three years of experience in accounting, including one year in an organizational auditing capacity. Must possess a valid state driver’s license. 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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