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ACCOUNTANT II

Recruitment #20-004547-0045

Introduction

This recruitment is limited to current Permanent and Contractual State of Maryland Employees.

GRADE

State salary grade: 15

LOCATION OF POSITION

2301 Argonne Drive

Baltimore, Maryland  21218

Main Purpose of Job

To assist the Accountant Supervisor and the Maryland Business Enterprise Program (MBEP) management in the budget preparation, maintaining accountability of program funds, in meeting obligations to facility managers and in maintaining good accounting practices. To distribute credit card charges to cost centers in the State's Financial Management Information System (FMIS), and to prepare the required annual federal reports.

POSITION DUTIES

Track and maintain monthly financial activity of the  MBEP, execute and recordkeeping of commission, benefit and subsidy payments to managers in the MBEP, record equipment inventory and record  bank deposits;  prepare monthly revenue & expenditure summary and project year-end fund status; analyze account balances and prepare year-end trial balance and audit schedules for annual audit of the MBEP;   perform monthly journal entries to allocate credit card charges from the Comptroller's Holding Account in FMIS to the appropriate cost centers and object codes; prepare payroll and related business returns for the Program's managed vending facilities; prepare semi and annual federal reports when requested.

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:

Two years of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.

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 in 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.
  3. Possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a master's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
  4. Applicants may substitute one year of professional auditing experience for one year of the required experience.
  5. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Accounting Officer classification or Financial Management specialty codes in the Accounting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

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.

  • One year of experience with FMIS and how the system functions with the ability to generate reports for tracking of revenues and expenditures. 
  • Experience with excel or other accounting software. 
  • Experience in identifying and correcting non-conforming entries made to internal and external accounting Systems.
  • Experience in preparing, analyzing and interpreting financial reports and Statements.
  • Experience in interpreting and applying Maryland State and federal laws, policies, regulations and rules to agency accounting operations.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

This recruitment is limited to current Permanent and Contractual State of Maryland 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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete the MD State Government on-line application for employment recruitment #20-004547-0045. The Application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications for the position. 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.



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