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ACCOUNTANT II

Recruitment #19-004547-0013

Introduction

Applicants MUST DOCUMENT specific experience requirements in order to be considered for this position.

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland State Police

Finance Division

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for examining, analyzing, and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles in order to modify and maintain departmental accounting systems. The position will prepare financial reports and statements and give fiscal advice to management. The individual will be the second-line supervisor to Fiscal Accounts Clerks, contractual and temporary personnel.

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: Two years 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 one year of the required experience.

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

1.  Reconciliation experience with various accounts

2.  Experience with the Financial Management Information System (FMIS)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Candidates are subject to a complete criminal background investigation to include a polygraph examination before appointment can be made.  A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the candidate.

SELECTION PROCESS

Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for this classification. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list as a BEST, BETTER or QUALIFIED candidate.  The list will be used by the hiring manager to select the individual to fill the vacancy.  The list will be valid for one year.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Currently, applicants are limited to uploading one file.  As a result, it is strongly urged that those applying upload ALL required and additional documents (undergraduate and graduate transcripts, resumes, etc.) as one file


If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application via mail. The Maryland State Application Form can be found online.


Completed applications, required documentation and any required addendums may be mailed to:

Maryland State Police

Human Resources Division

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208

ATTN: R. Bruce Tanner

Questions or concerns regarding this recruitment may be sent to the following e-mail address: 

Robert.tanner@maryland.gov

It is the policy of the Maryland State Police to comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination and to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected status.