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HCD Financial Analyst I (C19026)

Revenue Analyst

Recruitment #19-001217-0001

Introduction

This is a contractual position with limited benefits.

Work that matters.  The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in affordable housing and community development.  Our team is seeking a Revenue Analyst that can work independently, recommend options based on in-depth financial analysis, effectively communicate ideas and issues, believes change is good and want to come to work knowing that what they do makes a difference.  If you are highly detail-oriented and capable of analyzing data with creativity and innovation in mind, you might be perfect for this position.

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

7800 Harkins Rd Lanham, MD 20706.

Department of Housing and Community Development Headquarters Office is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.

POSITION DUTIES

The Division of Finance and Administration seeks an enthusiastic individual to serve as the Revenue Analyst in the Capital Budget Unit.  Under the supervision of a senior financial analyst, this position will be responsible for analytics on the organization's various revenue streams, including historical trends, patterns, program performance and forecasts, cost and benefits versus pricing. Experience in reviewing and validating cost estimates identifying potential shortfalls in the funding structure and suggesting solutions to senior management. Demonstrated ability to brief executive leadership on program cost positions, impact of budget changes on supported programs, and other cost issues and have the ability to be flexible, show initiative and innovation, and deal with ambiguous and fast-paced situations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: One year of professional financial analysis experience, such as managing financial asset and debt portfolios, examining, analyzing, and interpreting accounting, budget, grant or real estate investment portfolio records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.  

Notes:                

1. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or documented eligibility to sit for the CPA Examination may be substituted for the educational requirement.   

2. A Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience.  

3. Candidates may substitute one year of professional financial analysis experience, such as managing financial asset and debt portfolios, examining, analyzing, and interpreting accounting, budget, grant or real estate investment portfolio records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles for 30 credits on a year-for-year basis for the required education.  

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Accounting Officer classification or Financial Management specialty codes in the accounting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.  

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Strong analytical skills

Experience creating accounting financial statements

Experience in General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) accounting

Strong financial forecasting and analysis experience

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for the recruitment. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation may be required prior to hire. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire.

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  You will be required to complete a qualifications supplement, and the rating is based on your application.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Report all experience and education that is related to these positions. Qualified applicants may be subject to an Excel testing.

BENEFITS

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. 

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 106 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to: 

Christopher Scriber, Department of Housing and Community Development, Office of Human Resources. 7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706. 

All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to Christopher.Scriber@maryland.gov

Please include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Attn: Christopher Scriber, HR Generalist
  • Your First and Last Name
  • Recruitment#
  • Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment

Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in the position and cannot apply online please fill out the revised paper application which can be found on JobAps. For questions concerning this position, please call 301-429-7414. 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 

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.