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ACCOUNTANT I

OPERATIONAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION - GENERAL ACCOUNTING

Recruitment #19-004546-0004

Introduction

The Operational Services Administration, General Accounting Section is recruiting for an Accountant I. This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment.  This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only.  The resulting cert list will be maintained for one year.  Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO PERMANENT AND CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYEES WORKING WITH THE STATE OF MARYLAND ONLY.

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of the Environment

Operational Services Administration

General Accounting Section

1800 Washington Blvd.

Baltimore MD  21230

Main Purpose of Job

The incumbent of this position is responsible for providing professional accounting work in the area of General Accounting, which includes, the proper cost accounting for revenues and expenditures covering various fund sources. The incumbent will also be responsible for examining, analyzing, and interpreting accounting systems and reports within the Office of Fiscal Services as it relates to the State/MDE's fiscal policies and procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing.

Experience: One year of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with thirty credit hours in Accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing, for the required education.

2. Applicants who have met the requirements for admission to the CPA examination prior to July 1, 1974 will be considered to have met the educational requirement referenced above.

3. Possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Master's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience.

4. Applicants may substitute one year of professional auditing experience for the required experience. 

5. 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 experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

  • Experience with the State of Maryland's Financial Management Information System (FMIS)
  • Experience with Excel

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO PERMANENT AND CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYEES WORKING WITH THE STATE OF MARYLAND ONLY.

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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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.  For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire. 

The MD Department of the Environment does not sponsor individuals in the application of the H-1B Visa.  All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the immigration and Reform Control Act.  You must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under the Act in order to be hired in the position for which you apply.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the state application.

If you are unable to apply online or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation you may submit a paper application, required documentation, transcripts and addendums via fax 410-537-3966, email: peggie.jefferson@maryland.gov or mail to:

Peggie Jefferson

Office of Human Resources

Recruitment and Examination Division

Reference Number:19-004546-0004

1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230  (Office) 410-537-3879

The MD State Application Form can be found online.  PLEASE NOTE: The Maryland Department of the Environment participates in the E-Verify Program.  

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.  



Click on a link below to apply for this position:

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View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.