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PROGRAM MANAGER SENIOR I, Assistant Director

General Accounting Division **RE-POST**

Recruitment #19-005482-0022

Introduction

OPEN TO ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS

This is a Management Service position. The incumbent will serve at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

GRADE

23

LOCATION OF POSITION

Annapolis, MD

POSITION DUTIES

Interested in working in beautiful Annapolis steps away from the historic district and the water? Driven to make a difference to your community and use your accounting skills? Looking for a place to work that offers flexible work arrangements? Work-life balance important to you? Look no further. The Comptroller's General Accounting Division is looking to fill the role of an Assistant Director of our financial reporting team. Functions will include the day-to-day operations of the section, oversight of the completion of accounting reconciliations, strategic and personnel management to include talent development, compilation, analysis and issuance of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, serve as an advisor and driver of new technology initiatives that impact the State's books and records and development and maintenance of accounting policies. We would be honored to have you join our team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in accounting, public administration, or computer science.

Experience:  Seven years of professional accounting experience at least four of which must have been in a management capacity in the accounting field. 

** For education obtained outside of the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. If you possess a degree obtained outside of the United States, please submit a detailed, course-by-course evaluation report from one of the U.S. equivalency evaluating members identified at http://www.naces.org/members.html

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • CPA license or CPA candidate
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills  
  • Familiarity with large-scale enterprise level accounting system
  • Hands on experience with financial reporting software (Google docs knowledge highly desirable)
  • Self-starter
  •  Independent thinker
  • Process improvement orientation with a focus on creating efficiencies
  • Experience documenting technical accounting issues and drawing conclusions (GASB knowledge highly desirable)
  • Creative problem solver
  • Public accounting experience

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to demonstrate that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Please indicate clearly any position-specific experience and ensure all education and experience sections are complete. Incomplete information may result in the disqualification of your application.

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

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

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience.  It is essential that you submit complete and accurate information on your application in order to determine if you meet the qualifications as specified above, including a resume and unofficial copy of your college diploma or transcripts; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

Qualifying applicants are subject to an oral interview. Prior to appointment, the selected candidate must successfully undergo a comprehensive background investigation including a review of criminal, MVA and tax records; and determination of legal authorization to work in the United States or under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.This background check is comprehensive and may involve fingerprinting. Upon initial appointment OR promotion to a position in the State Personnel Management System.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Veterans

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. If you are seeking veteran's preference, please submit a copy of your DD-214.

Attachments

The preferred method for submitting additional information is to upload it directly into your online account. Please remove references to the first 5 digits of your SSN and your DOB on all attachments by deleting, redacting or blacking that information out with a marker. Any attachments necessary to demonstrate the minimum qualifications were met must be submitted by the filing deadline.

Faxes/Email

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you choose fax or email as the option to submit your application and/or required additional information, you must include the following information on each page you submit:

  1. First and Last Name
  2. Recruitment Number (located at the top of the bulletin)
  3. The last 4 digits of your SS#

Fax: 410-974-5249 – This fax number is for Comptroller of Maryland recruitment efforts only.

Email: ahall2@comp.state.md.us

For Further Questions

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

If you have questions about this particular recruitment, please contact the Comptroller of MD, Office of Human Resources at ahall2@comp.state.md.us

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 260-6622 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

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