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FISCAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR V

Deputy Director, Finance and Administrative Services

Recruitment #18-004532-0004

Introduction

**This recruitment has been extended. Candidates who previously applied do not need to reapply.**

This is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

This is a position specific recruitment for the Department of Natural Resources, Finance and Administrative Services. This recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies for the position and may be used to fill future vacancies in the same classification/function. Future vacancies may also be filled via other recruitments. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year.

GRADE

22

LOCATION OF POSITION

Tawes State Office Building, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland (Anne Arundel County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Finance and Administrative Services (FAS), is currently accepting applications for a Fiscal Services Administrator V.

DNR is seeking an enthusiastic individual to serve as the Deputy Director of FAS. The Deputy will be responsible for oversight of FAS' day to day operations. In this role, the incumbent will supervise Procurement (services, commodities and vehicles), Accounts Payable, Fleet Management, Mailroom operations, Facilities Management, General Accounting (to include Treasury Management, Cash Receipts, Invoicing, Data Entry, Account Reconciliations, and Accounts Receivable), Operating and Capital Budget execution, Fixed Asset Controls and Federal Grant Accounting.

The incumbent for this position will work closely with the Director of FAS to ensure that the fiscal operations of DNR are in compliance with Statewide fiscal and budgetary policy, Procurement regulations, COMAR and DNR internal policies. This position will also be responsible for providing excellent customer service to Executive staff, Unit Directors and unit fiscal staff in a fast-paced environment. The selected candidate will also need to multi-task in a deadline-oriented environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or closely related field.  

Experience:  Seven years of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports within a Finance Office. Four years of the experience must have involved supervision of other employees.

Notes:  

1. Candidates may substitute an additional four years of general accounting experience for the required education.    

2. Applicants who have met the requirements for admission to the CPA prior to July 1, 1974 will be considered to have met the educational requirement referenced above.  

3. Possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or Master’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required general accounting experience on a year for year basis.       

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Two years of experience must include operating budget preparation, formulation and execution. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualifications; please include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.

1. Experience using the Statewide Accounting System applications, R*STARS and ADPICS. 

2. Experience in reviewing departmental procurements.

3. Possession of an active CPA license.

4. Applicant should have diverse knowledge of the operations of a Finance office.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Your application may be approved pending receipt of the evaluation.

For education obtained outside of the United States (U.S.), you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. If you possess a degree obtained outside of the U.S., please submit a detailed, course-by-course evaluation report from one of the U.S. equivalency evaluating members identified at http://www.naces.org/members.html prior to hire.

Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important you provide all the experience and education that is related to this position completely and accurately. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered; please include it on your application, if applicable.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, cover letters, etc.). 

You will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Department of Natural Resources
Human Resources
580 Taylor Avenue, C-3
Annapolis, MD 21401

The Human Resource Department is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Crystal Wilson at crystal.wilson1@maryland.gov  

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.

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