Employment Opportunities

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Job Title Job Description (If available)

Part-Time Draw Auditor

PART-TIME DRAW AUDITOR (Internal Job Title)
Marketing Sales Representative (Budgeted Job Title)

Position Summary:

The Part-Time Draw Auditor is responsible for providing an objective, independent review of the Lottery’s draw activities and internal controls.

Essential Job Functions:

• Conducts audits of daily and monthly draw procedures for in-state games.
• Reviews management-prepared information to ensure compliance with established criteria, policy, and regulations.
• Compiles data and audit information for preparation of reports.
• May assist in preparation of audit reports and recommendations.
• May perform other duties as assigned by the Internal Auditor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Awareness of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
• The ability to interpret and analyze system reports and records for audit purposes.
• Proficient communication skills, both written and oral.
• The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• The ability to understand Arkansas Lottery Commission policies and procedures.

Special Job Dimensions:

• Will require the ability to work evenings, up to 7 days per week on a routine basis.
• May require the ability to work days, up to 7 days per week in a backup or on-call role.

Schedule:

• Monday thru Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m.
• Sunday: 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.

Minimum Education and/or Experience:

• A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, or closely-related field.
• Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Reporting to this Position:

• None

This position is a Grade C120.

Job will be posted simultaneously on both internal and external sites.

ALC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If an accommodation is needed to participate in the application process, contact HR.

Licensing Specialist

LICENSING SPECIALIST (Internal Job Title)
Administrative Support Specialist III (Budgeted Job Title)

Position Summary:

The Licensing Specialist receives and processes retailer applications for licensure to sell Arkansas Scholarship Lottery (ASL) products; provide customer service to retailers and potential retailers, and properly maintain retailer files in accordance with existing ASL policy.

Essential Job Functions:

• Receipt and review of retailer application for completeness.
• Contact retailer to request or provide additional information telephonically, through correspondence or email.
• Record and forward fees to Treasury.
• Forward information to appropriate agency for clearance.
• Construct and organize retailer file.
• Maintain retailer file in accordance with existing procedures and the ASL File Maintenance Policy.
• Input retailer data into the ASL database (BOS) and Excel spreadsheets.
• Review completed application and forward for approval.
• Copy, print, and file documents.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; and, database applications.
• Good communication skills and telephone etiquette.
• Good organizational skills.
• Ability to correctly input data.
• Ability to comply with ASL Licensing procedures and the Arkansas Lottery Act.
• Ability to research, gather information and use appropriate resource to correctly respond to retailer requests or to compile reports for ASL.
• Ability to construct and edit correspondence so that convenience is clear and concise.
• Ability to correctly file documents.
• Ability of use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and database applications.
• Ability to follow File Maintenance guidelines.
• Willingness to learn and follow instructions.

Special Job Dimensions:

• Attention to detail.
• Report accurate information both verbally and through spreadsheets.
• Ability to grasp complex procedures and explain to retailer and others.
• Protect privacy of retailer information.

Minimum Education and/Experience:

• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Database applications.
• 3 to 5 years administrative office experience.
• Customer service.

Reporting to this Position:

• None

This position is a Grade C112 with an annual salary of $25,268.

Job will be posted simultaneously on both internal and external sites.

ALC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If an accommodation is needed to participate in the application process, contact HR.

Assistant Auditor

ASSISTANT AUDITOR (Internal Job Title)

Claim Center Manager (Budgeted Job Title)

Position Summary:

The Assistant Auditor is responsible for providing an objective, independent review of the Lottery’s activities and internal controls to help the Commission and management monitor and evaluate internal control adequacy and effectiveness and ensure compliance with applicable statements of policy and procedure, state and federal laws and regulations, and in a manner consistent with high standards of administrative practice.

Essential Job Functions:

• Conducts programmatic, operational/performance, compliance, information technology and/or financial audits.
• Conducts audits of daily and monthly draw procedures for in-state games.
• Reviews financial information to ensure compliance with established criteria, policies, and regulations.
• Compiles data and audit information for preparation of reports.
• Assists in preparation of audit reports and assists in developing recommendations.
• Performs other duties and oversees special projects as may be assigned by the Internal Auditor.
• May assist in preparation of information for legislative oversight bodies and other external auditors, accountants, or consultants.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Awareness of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
• Awareness of Information Technology and/or Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), including governance frameworks such as COBIT.
• The ability to interpret and analyze reports and records for audit purposes.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
• The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• The ability to multi-task.
• The ability to understand ALC policies and procedures.
• The ability to work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines.

Special Job Dimensions:

• Will require the flexibility to adapt to an alternate work schedule, which will require work on weekends and evenings on a regular basis.
• Will require some in-state and out-of-state travel.

Minimum Education and/or Experience:

• A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in information technology, accounting, finance, or closely-related field.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Education and/or Experience:

• Active professional certification such as CISA, CPA, or CIA.
• One year or more of auditing, information technology, or accounting experience.
• Working knowledge of data extraction and analysis methods, including related software, such as Active Data, ACL, IDEA, or SQL-based tools.
• Knowledge of State of Arkansas accounting practices and procedures.

Reporting to this Position:

• None

This position is a Grade C122.

Job will remain open until filled.

ALC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If an accommodation is needed to participate in the application process, contact HR.

Claims Assistant

CLAIMS ASSISTANT

Position Summary:

Duties and responsibilities are primarily to validate and process payment claims arising from ASL games. The Claims Assistant will be responsible for processing prize payment mail, verifying winning tickets, processing prize payments, and conducting post-payment audits. The Claims Assistant reports to the Claim Center Manager.

Essential Job Functions:

• Perform initial claims processing responsibilities to include: authenticating validity of winning tickets, claim payment, and resolution of any problems associated with winning tickets presented by claimants.
• Assist lottery retailers, claimants, and ASL staff in resolving problems dealing with claims payment and corrective action.
• Maintain information on winners, winning numbers, and claims processed.
• Ensure accountability for checks. Reconcile issued and unissued checks.
• Reconcile lottery prize payments reports to physical documents. Review fiscal documents and claims transactions for accuracy and conformity to established procedures and policies.
• Initiate requests for manual checks, check voids, stop payments, and adjustments to accounts to resolve discrepancies.
• Assist in the preparation and reporting of state and federal tax information on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
• Provide to lottery winners information regarding their winnings and terms for payment/claim of prizes.
• If applicable, manage and support Claim Center retail sales of ASL products by maintaining accurate ticket inventory, sales records, and cash counts.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Must have general accounting knowledge.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office for Windows (Outlook, Word, and Excel) is required.
• Proficiency with Internet Explorer.
• Ability to analyze fiscal transactions in accordance with regulations and procedures.
• Ability to deal with lottery retailers and the general public.
• Ability to communicate effectively.

Special Job Dimensions:

• None

Minimum Education and/Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree with multiple accounting courses may be substituted for the required work experience.
• High school diploma and 5 years experience.

Reporting to this Position:

• None

Location:

Little Rock

This position is a Grade C112.

Job will be posted simultaneously on internal and external sites.

ALC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If an accommodation is needed to participate in the application process, contact HR.