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FISCAL ACCOUNTS CLERK I

Recruitment #20-004517-0007

Introduction

This recruitment is limited to current MSDE Contractual and Permanent employees.

GRADE

ASTD 7

LOCATION OF POSITION

2301 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, Maryland  21218

POSITION DUTIES

The main purpose of this position is to execute payment of client service invoices, resolve payment problems and assemble daily payment batches for the Maryland State Department of Education. Approves and releases payments for further processing in the State of Maryland Financial Management Information System (FMIS). Approve travel expense reports.

Position duties include but are not limited to:
Assembles invoices and support for daily batching of Case Service invoices. Responsible for all invoice and payment processing in AWARE for an assigned region within Case Services.  Researches problem Authorizations and invoices and prepares for payment. Assembles unit’s daily payment batches for submission to MSDE.  Matches invoices to online payment batch information, identifies discrepancies and then executes online approval of invoices for further routing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EducationGraduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

ExperienceOne year of experience reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting and balancing financial transactions.

Notes: 1.  Experience calculating and recording financial, statistical or other numerical data may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required high school education.
2. Six credit hours in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.  
3. A minimum of five courses or six months of accounting-related training in a vocational training program in subjects such as journalizing transactions, analyzing transactions into debits and credits, posting to a general ledger, payroll, bank reconciliations, accounts payable, and accounts receivable may be substituted for one year of the required experience.  
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in Financial Clerical/Finance Technicians classifications or specialty codes in the financial field of work at a rate of one year of military experience for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

1. Experience using FMIS
2. Experience with Word Processing

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

This recruitment is limited to current MSDE Contractual and Permanent employees.

SELECTION PROCESS

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 this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

B

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete the Maryland State Government on-line application for employment recruitment #20-004517-0007. The Application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications. Paper applications can be completed and faxed to 410-554-9397 or mailed to DORS Human Resource Department at 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218. To obtain a paper application visit our website dors.maryland.gov or marylandpublicschools.org. TDD (410) 554-9399. Inquiries can be made to 410-554-9424. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

If you have 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.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.