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Financial Business Analyst

Recruitment #20-004499-0004


This position is located within the Financial Application Systems (FAS) Team of the Department of Information Technology (DoIT). This team supports more than 48,000 customers using statewide finance, procurement and other accounting applications.

This team also provides ready access to current, complete and consistent financial information through application functionality to facilitate effective management of statewide administrative processes and allow Maryland’s policy makers and agency managers to make informed business decisions.  




Department of Information Technology (DoIT)

100 Community Place

Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to serve as the statewide initial contact for assistance and problem resolution for DoIT’s Financial Application Systems. With assistance from the Lead Functional Analyst, this position is responsible for on-going user support, analysis, problem resolution, documentation, training, ADHOC reporting, and TESS Crosswalks.  This position will gain knowledge in DoIT’s Financial Application Systems and in the general business/accounting practices of the state, which will enable them to better analyze user requests and maintain implementation schedules.


Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources Management, Information Technology or other related field with specific coursework in the structure and use of automated information systems.

Experience: One year of experience providing problem analysis and ongoing user support, coordinating system development and implementation, and training users on the functionality of applications for agency or statewide systems housed on mainframe computers or large client server platforms.


1. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and two additional years of experience providing problem analysis and ongoing user support, coordinating system development and implementation, and training users on the functionality of applications for agency or statewide systems housed on mainframe or large client server platforms may be substituted for the required education.

 2. Experience responding to and resolving help desk calls from users of computers, or operating computer equipment for the purpose of data entry, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, database or other applications may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for a high school education.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Cyber and Information Systems classifications or Cyber and Information specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


Our Preferred Candidate will have the following:

FMIS experience - Both ADPICS and R*STARS

Governmental Accounting Experience

Experience In Training Individuals and/or Groups


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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: 

Department of Budget and Management,

Recruitment and Examination Division,

301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application. 

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

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

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are also encouraged to apply. 

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