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PROGRAM MANAGER SENIOR I

Director of Finance and Administration

Recruitment #18-005482-0036

Introduction

The Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) is seeking candidates for our position of Director of Finance and Administration. Applicants must be a current State of Maryland employee for consideration. The Director is a member of senior management staff at OAH, and with a staff of six, manages the functional areas of Budget, Accounting, Human Resources, Payroll and Timekeeping, Procurement, Facilities Operations, Fleet, and Inventory.

Preferred candidates should have strong expertise in Maryland State budgeting and fiscal operations, with considerable knowledge of the other functional areas noted above.

GRADE

23

LOCATION OF POSITION

The Office of Administrative Hearings is located at 11101 Gilroy Road, in the heart of Hunt Valley, MD. We offer plenty of free parking and excellent office accommodations.

Occasional travel to OAH remote leased offices, or to Annapolis for meetings, may be required, thus possession of a valid driver's license is required.

Main Purpose of Job

The incumbent independently manages the Finance and Administrative Services units for OAH. He/she reports directly to the Chief Administrative Law Judge and directly supervises a Fiscal Services Administrator for accounting, payroll and timekeeping operations; an HR Administrator for all personnel operations; an Administrative Officer for Facilities Operations and Procurement; and a Management Associate. There are two subordinate positions in the finance office.

The Director must be fully proficient in the State budget process and be able to accurately provide budget forecasts, expenditure reports, impact of budget cuts, and other related finance information to the OAH management team in order to meet operational needs and goals.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Prepare and monitor Agency budget
  • provide guidance and direction on fiscal matters to the Chief Administrative Law Judge;
  • prepare fiscal notes for proposed legislation;
  • supervise the collection of over $2.1 million in application fees submitted to OAH annually;
  • supervise year end close-out;
  • authorize disbursement transmittals, adjustments and inter-agency transfers through R*STARS;
  • function as FMIS Functional Coordinator for OAH;
  • oversee the activities of the HR Director;
  • oversee accounting, timekeeping and payroll activities of the Fiscal Administrator;
  • oversee fleet and facilities' operations activities of the Administrative Officer.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in accounting, finance, business management or a related field;

Experience: Five years of experience in Maryland State government administrative, management or professional work, three of which must be related to finance management, including State budgeting.

Selection Plan

Please make sure that 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. 

Applicants will be evaluated based on information submitted, including a resume. Candidates whose background and qualifications most closely match the position requirements will be invited to interview.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES ONLY.

Conclusion

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

 
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SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Selected individual will be subject to a background investigation, including a review of his/her criminal history, MVA and tax records.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

This is a Management Service (at-will) classification in the State Personnel Management System.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If you have any questions concerning this recruitment, please call 410-229-4115.