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ASSISTANT STATE COMPTROLLER VII

Bureau of Revenue Estimates

Recruitment #20-009655-0001

Introduction

This is a Management Service Position. The Incumbent will serve at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

GRADE

9907

LOCATION OF POSITION

Annapolis, MD

POSITION DUTIES

Join the Comptroller of Maryland and work in Annapolis, the capital city on the Chesapeake Bay. Historic Annapolis is conveniently located between Baltimore and DC. Maryland as a state offers a diverse population that provides fresh perspectives and cultural experiences. The Comptroller of Maryland is currently seeking a Director for the Bureau of Revenue Estimates. The Director of the Bureau of Revenue Estimates serves as Executive Secretary to the Board of Revenue Estimates. The Board of Revenue Estimates is responsible for estimating State revenues. The Board reviews the findings and recommendations of the Revenue Monitoring Consensus Group. The Board has three ex officio members: The Comptroller of Maryland, the State Treasurer, and the Secretary of Budget and Management. The main purpose of this position is (a) to administer the State's revenue estimating program, and (b) to direct staff in preparation of fiscal notes (analysis of revenue impact of proposed tax and other law changes). Also, various important phases of the Comptroller's constitutional responsibility for financial reporting are performed by or under the supervision of this position. This position has responsibility for notifying the Governor, Senate President and House Speaker of the impact of changes in federal law on Maryland's revenues, in accordance with Chapter 391 of the Acts of 1983, and for providing a variety of other reports mandated by the General Assembly

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Masters Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or a related Field.

Experience: Five years in Economic Theory (monetary, globalization, data); Statistics (averages, standard deviations, estimating statistical models, preparing data, analyzing outputs and selecting models); interpretation of State and Federal legislation and an understanding of State government as it relates to local and federal. Three years or more managerial experience in the training and development of staff.  

** For education obtained outside of the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. If you possess a degree obtained outside of the United States, please submit a detailed, course-by-course evaluation report from one of the U.S. equivalency evaluating members identified at http://www.naces.org/members.html.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four years or more projecting key financials (e.g. Revenue, Costs Key Financial Metrics) with economic models.
  • Two years or more communicating economic or financial modeling results via presentations, technical reports and non-technical reports.
  • Three years or more working with taxes and/or tax policy. 
  • Three years using Microsoft Suite.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Maryland specific knowledge of the Office of the Comptroller as it relates to administering taxes, creating data and the integration with other governmental units. 
  • Forecasting software - EViews. Use of SQL and SAS.
  • Research writing style and able to create visual aids (graphics, etc.).

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to demonstrate that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Please indicate clearly any position-specific experience and ensure all education and experience sections are complete. Please list individual classifications separately in order to be granted the appropriate amount of employment credit. Incomplete or unclear information may result in the disqualification of your application.

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

*Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience. It is essential that you submit complete and accurate information on your application in order to determine if you meet the qualifications as specified above, including a resume and unofficial copy of your college diploma or transcripts; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

 

Qualifying applicants are subject to an oral interview. Prior to appointment, the selected candidate must successfully undergo a comprehensive background investigation including a review of criminal, MVA and tax records; and determination of legal authorization to work in the United States or under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.This background check is comprehensive and may involve fingerprinting. Upon initial appointment OR promotion to a position in the State Personnel Management System.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Veterans

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. If you are seeking veteran's preference, please submit a copy of your DD-214.

Attachments

The preferred method for submitting additional information is to upload it directly into your online account. Please remove references to the first 5 digits of your SSN and your DOB on all attachments by deleting, redacting or blacking that information out with a marker. Any attachments necessary to demonstrate the minimum qualifications were met must be submitted by the filing deadline.

Faxes/Email

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you choose fax or email as the option to submit your application and/or required additional information, you must include the following information on each page you submit:

  1. First and Last Name
  2. Recruitment Number (located at the top of the bulletin)
  3. The last digits of your SS#

Fax: 410-974-5249 – This fax number is for Comptroller of Maryland recruitment efforts only.

Email: jreilly@marylandtaxes.gov

For Further Questions

If you are having 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 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.

If you have questions about this particular recruitment, please contact the Comptroller of MD, Office of Human Resources at jreilly@marylandtaxes.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 260-6622 or 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. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.