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ACCOUNTANT MANAGER III

Revenue Administration Division

Recruitment #18-004555-0003

Introduction

   OPEN TO ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS

This is a Management Service position. The incumbent will serve at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

GRADE

21

LOCATION OF POSITION

Annapolis, MD

POSITION DUTIES

This position is assigned to the Revenue Accounting Section of the Revenue Administration Division of the Comptroller of Maryland (Annapolis Location).

The incumbent provides managerial oversight of the operations of the Revenue Accounting Section which includes supervision and oversight of applicable staff. The duties of this position include responsibility for: accounting, reporting, posting, reconciliation and distribution of tax receipts collected by the Division; preparing monthly and annual revenue reconciliation statements in accordance with the applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; preparation of annual fiscal year end close-out schedules; and may serve on various Comptroller work groups related to the collection and reporting of tax receipts.

PLEASE NOTE:  Selected candidate must be available to work between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM, Monday-Friday. During personal income tax filing season (Jan-June), evening hours may be required. Limitation of leave requests during the same period.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Six years progressive supervisory/ managerial experience in accounting or finance related functions, which include the following:assigning and reviewing work; training; disciplining, hiring, promoting, recommending termination; and administering performance plans and reviews.

Six years experience in examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles including preparing accounting or financial related reports.

** For education obtained outside of the 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 United States, 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.     

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Active CPA license.
  • Experience with government accounting or auditing.
  • Experience communicating results of financial reporting to senior management.
  • Experience in interpreting State tax laws, rules, regulations, standards, forms, policies and procedures or preparation of tax returns.
  • Knowledge of computer assisted processing systems used in analyzing data, selecting and sorting data, performing calculations, and/or selecting audit samples.
  • Knowledge and experience with tax processing systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with personal computer applications, specifically Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience.  It is essential that you submit complete and accurate information on your application in order to determine if you meet the qualifications as specified above, including a resume and unofficial copy of your college diploma or transcripts; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

Qualifying applicants are subject to an oral interview. Prior to appointment, the selected candidate must successfully undergo a comprehensive background investigation including a review of criminal, MVA and tax records; and determination of legal authorization to work in the United States or under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Veterans

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. If you are seeking veteran's preference, please submit a copy of your DD-214.

Attachments

The preferred method for submitting additional information is to upload it directly into your online account. Please remove references to the first 5 digits of your SSN and your DOB on all attachments by deleting, redacting or blacking that information out with a marker.

Faxes/Email

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you choose fax or email as the option to submit your application and/or required additional information, you must include the following information on each page you submit:

  1. First and Last Name
  2. Recruitment Number (located at the top of the bulletin)
  3. The last 4 digits of your SS#

Fax: 410-974-5249 – This fax number is for Comptroller of Maryland recruitment efforts only.

Email: ahall2@comp.state.md.us

For Further Questions

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.

If you have questions about this particular recruitment, please contact the Comptroller of MD, Office of Human Resources at ahall2@comp.state.md.us

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 260-6622 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.