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PROGRAM MANAGER II

Recruitment #20-005477-0006

Introduction

The Employee Benefits Division of the Department of Budget and Management, a State agency, has a position available for a Program Manager II within the Fiscal Services Group. Program Manager II is a managerial level of work in the Management Service of the State Personnel Management System. Employees in this classification are responsible for directing programs unique to the agency’s mission and operations. This is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

GRADE

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

301 W. Preston Street, 5th Floor - Room 510 Baltimore, MD. 21201

POSITION DUTIES

A Program Manager II has supervisory or managerial responsibility for the work of other employees in the Fiscal Services Group of the Employee Benefits Division. The person in this position will be responsible for assigned projects within EBD and the management of all resources to accomplish any associated tasks.

Directs and coordinates all activities within the Fiscal Services Group to align with overall goals of the Employee Benefits Division. Oversees and manages the personnel resources within the Fiscal Group, including Audit and Accounting. Determines organizational structure and staffing needs of the Group. Plans, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates the work of all subordinates. Develops, manages, and monitors accounting and audit functions within EBD by ensuring proper accounting of all deposits, transmittals, journal entries, etc. within the associated billing and tracking systems. Monitors fund balance of all non-budgeted health plan accounts by preparing monthly income and expenditure reports, fund reports, fiscal year projections, as well as Fiscal year end closing and GAAP statements. Represents the Group in dealings with other EBD managers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting.   

Experience: Four years in a Management capacity within an Accounting Division/Department.   

Note: 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. Candidates may also substitute one year of professional auditing experience for one year of the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Two years of experience in Government Fund Accounting Four years of experience in account reconciliation, trend analysis, and financial reporting. Intermediate to Advanced User skills in Excel and database management.

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

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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., 6th Floor, Room 608 Baltimore, MD 21201 Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted. 

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850, 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. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.


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