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ACCOUNTANT TRAINEE

Recruitment #20-004545-0004

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services
6776 Reisterstown Road 
Baltimore, Maryland 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to record and reconcile cash receipts transactions and bank related activities in accordance with The State regulations and Department/Agency procedures. 

POSITION DUTIES

Batches daily cash receipts and record them in the Financial Management Information System (FMIS), and ensure proper recording of allocation of remittance. 

Process over-payment of initial balance due on invoice. 

Ensure completeness and accuracy of financial reporting requirements. 

Identify, prepare and enter transaction to post R*STARS (Relational Standard Accounting and Reporting System) deposits to the appropriate funds. 

Prepare and input balance transaction batches for transfer to other state agencies.

Process all insufficient funds checks charge back transaction on a monthly basis.

Research and resolves differences between ITCD (Information Technology and Communication Division) and financial institution or state treasurer banking transaction data.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: None

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 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.

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.

Experience with Microsoft Excel

Experience with using an automated finance system

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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To submit your 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 your application by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

ATTN: C.Sturdivant

300 East Joppa Road, Suite 1107

Towson, MD 21286

For more information, please call 410-339-3693

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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We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.