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Recruitment #19-004528-0001


This recruitment is limited to current state employees only.




301 West Preston Street Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position coordinates, supervises, and reports the unique and complex accounting records for the Employee Benefits Division (EBD) under the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits (OPSB), Department of Budget and Management (DBM).

The Employee Benefits Division oversees the accounting, budgeting and auditing functions of the State's $1.5 Billion non-budgeted Employees and Retirees Health Insurance Programs.

This position is responsible for supervising and overseeing the completion of all accounting work for 13 health insurance programs. This position reports directly to the Director of Fiscal Services for EBD and is responsible for managing and supervising all accounting personnel in the performance of accounting functions both internal and external related to payments, receipts, procedures, records, R*Stars and ADPICS transactions and documentation.

The desired candidate will have a strong attention to detail, strong Accounting background, excellent communications skills and the ability to assess data, support and maintain findings. Strong interpersonal capability, with demonstrated leadership skills.

This is a management service position that serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles and budgetary techniques.


1. Candidates may substitute experience in Fund Accounting, Financial Reporting, and/or Budget Analysis on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


Three years of experience with Excel (Macro’s Pivot Tables, and Advanced Formula’s).

Three years of experience in Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable.

Three years of experience in Budget Preparation & Analysis.

One year experience in Year End Closing/Close Out.


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


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.   



The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application, supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston St., Suite 608

Baltimore, MD  21201  

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. 

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410-767-4850  

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling 410-767-3623.

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

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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.