FISCAL ACCOUNTS TECHNICIAN II-Contractual
|Department||DHS - Howard County DSS|
|Date Opened||12/20/2017 3:50:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||1/3/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$15.52.00 - $19.92/hour|
|HR Analyst||Lola Ladipo|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Department of Human Services
Howard County Department of Social Services
7121 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
Main Purpose of Job
Examines financial data to identify interrelationships and trends and devises procedures to increase the reliability and usefulness of the data;
Designs report formats and summarizes financial data in periodic and special reports; Meets with professional fiscal staff and program managers to discuss and resolve accounting and budgetary issues;
Provides technical guidance and direction concerning fiscal policies and procedures to fiscal clerical staff in various units of an agency;
Accounting and Reconciliation: Performs account adjustments to support daily changes on accounts, Reconcile agency account system to the fiscal control system daily locating, researching and tracing discrepancies.
Assist in budget preparation by compiling prior necessary data and calculating current funding requests based on agency needs and adjustments for inflation and other variables;
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: One year of experience reconciling agency accounting systems to fiscal control systems or developing automated spreadsheets, ledgers and reports using accounting software packages or identifying budget trends and recommending budget realignments.
1. Candidates may substitute experience calculating and recording financial, statistical or other numerical data may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in Financial Clerical/Finance Technicians classifications or specialty codes in the financial field of work at a rate of one year of military experience for the required experience.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. If selected for an interview, you will be required to provide an official transcript. For all foreign education obtained outside the U. S. you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service if selected for an interview.
The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to:
7121 Columbia Gateway Drive,
Columbia, MD 21046
The paper application must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Information received after the closing date will not be considered. Application inquiries may be directed to 410-872-8273.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.