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FISCAL ACCOUNTS CLERK II

Recruitment #19-004518-0033

GRADE

State Salary Grade 9 

LOCATION OF POSITION

PO BOX  1810

Cockeysville  MD  21030

 

POSITION DUTIES

Performs diverse clerical and accounting duties in the Fiscal Department which supports the agency's automated Fiscal accounts payable function and requires the review, verification and interpretation of information in order to make determinations and resolve problems in accordance with policies and procedures applicable to agency and state programs. Reviews, verifies, records, adjusts, and balances financial transactions.

Processes medical record and consultative exam invoices and travel reimbursement invoices utilizing the agency’s automated accounting control system. Makes corrections to payments owed, posts payments and keep financial records. Maintains data by entering and updating accounts. Photocopies and stamps invoices and posts information to various records. Researches discrepancies in account balances by retrieving and examining original records for miscalculations and posting errors and correct the inaccuracies. Uses computer database or spreadsheet software to enter, edit, search, retrieve and update computerized files and journal entries. Responds to inquiries, makes determinations, makes corrections and resolves problems in various records and documents processed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Two years of experience reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting and balancing financial transactions.

Notes:

1. Experience calculating and recording financial, statistical or other numerical data may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required high school education.

2. Six credit hours in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

3. A minimum of five courses or six months of accounting-related training in a vocational training program in subjects such as journalizing transactions, analyzing transactions into debits and credits, posting to a general ledger, payroll, bank reconciliations, accounts payable, and accounts receivable may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

4. 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.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

One year of experience with Excel or similar spreadsheet software.  

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

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with data entry.

Experience with handling confidential documents in a professional environment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Individuals selected for positions with the Maryland State Department of Education’s Disability Determination Services (DDS) will go through a complete Tier 2 federal background investigation.  A suitability determination by the Social Security Administration is necessary to determine whether an employee can be issued credentials in order to have access to Social Security disability data, records, and  systems.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

SELECTION PROCESS

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

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete the Maryland State Government on-line application for employment recruitment #19-004518-0033. The Application and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Selective Qualifications for this position.

Paper applications can be completed and faxed to 410-554-9397 or mailed to DORS Human Resource Department at 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218. To obtain a paper application visit our website dors.maryland.gov or marylandpublicschools.org.  Inquiries can be made to 410-554-9424.

Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

If you have 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.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required.   Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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

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