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Assistant Director of Financial Services

Recruitment #19-005479-0011


This is a MANAGEMENT SERVICES position with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. The incumbent serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.




Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services

Division of Financial Services

7931 Brockbridge Road

Jessup, Maryland 20794

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for the direct management of administrative functions under the Deputy Secretary for Operations to include finance and property. In addition, the position provides management oversight for the Regional Finance Offices. Assists with the oversight of technology, food service and lease and real estate management. This position provides oversight and guidance to Wardens to ensure that institutions are meeting the mission and vision of the Department, in terms of financial operations. Responsible for the development and implementation of initiatives, projects and programs to ensure that the Office of the Deputy Secretary of Operations is in compliance with finance and administrative procedures and regulations.


Some of the duties for this position include:

Manages the Deputy Secretary of Operations' financial services serving as liaison to Wardens and fiscal staff.  Implements processes and procedures to assure that expenditures are within budget appropriations, monitors monthly projections, overtime and routine reports.  Reviews and assists in the preparation of budget requests including justification to support requests and analyzes resource allocations for a budget of over $790 million.  In addition, provides oversight, guidance and indirect supervision for the Finance Offices.

Manages the Deputy Secretary of Operations' administrative functions including budget, information and technology support, logistical support (supplies, materials, building issues, vehicles, telecommunications, etc.)

Coordinates the development and analysis of management reports, communicates with managers and provides final submissions of funding data regarding the allocation/reallocation of resources.  Assists with the oversight and direction of technology management, food service management, lease and real estate management.

Responsible for assuring legislative audit compliance in fiscal areas.  Reviews audit findings for the regions and provides instruction and advice regarding audit compliance.  Develops, coordinates and reviews corrective action plans.  Participates in the Office of Legislative Auditors conferences. 



Education: A bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Nine years of experience in budgeting, accounting and auditing to include seven years at a supervisory or management level, of which two years supervising professional accountants.


The selected candidate will be subject to a background investigation.


All persons who meet the minimum qualifications will be approved on the certification list and will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. 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 the above closing date.



To submit qualifying documents; the preferred method is to upload them using the "other" tab on the online application. However, if you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail the Maryland State Application (paper) by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

Recruitment # 19-005479-0011

300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1000

Towson, MD 21286

For more information, please call 410-339-4210.

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

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