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Regional Fiscal Director

Recruitment #19-004551-0008




MDH, Developmental Disabilities Administration, 1360 Marshall Street, Hagerstown, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position will report to the DDA Chief Financial Officer and will provide fiscal management and professional accounting oversight and assist the DDA - Western Maryland Regional Director in the administration of over $90 million in funds allocated for people with developmental disabilities in the five western counties of Maryland. This position will oversee the preparation of fiscal documents for several different payment systems, and prepare periodic summary reports used to monitor funding commitments, reductions, and adjustments made to approximately thirty-five (35) private community providers. This position will be assisted by an Accountant II whose responsibilities include but are not limited to preparation of fiscal documents for DDA-Headquarters as well as being backup for the supervisor in his absence, and a Fiscal Technician who is responsible for maintaining various databases in the Regional Office for Fiscal. Guiding and monitoring the work of these employees, this position will also be responsible for providing technical assistance and instruction to fiscal managers of provider agencies to facilitate compliance with budgetary and cost reporting requirements imposed by DDA, the State of Maryland, and the Federal government. This technical assistance includes telephone assistance, email correspondence as well as detailed fiscal training on the Provider Consumer Information System 2 (PCIS2) and LTSS.


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

Experience: Four 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 accounting 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.


The desired candidate should have:

- experience managing and monitoring funds allocated for people with developmental disabilities

- experience assigning and reviewing the work of fiscal staff and Accountants

- experience developing an operating budget

- experience using Computer Data Systems


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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