HCD Financial Analyst I [C22012 & C22013]
|Department||DHCD - Division of Finance and Administration|
|Date Opened||10/25/2021 1:20:00 PM|
|Salary||$26.02 - $36.53/hourly (Grade 18/base - step 13, with promotional growh to $41.76|
|HR Analyst||Drew Holcombe|
These are contractual positions with limited State of Maryland benefits
Work that matters. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in affordable housing and community development. Our team is seeking Financial Analysts that can work independently, recommend options based on in-depth financial analysis, effectively communicate ideas and issues, believes change is good and want to come to work knowing that what they do makes a difference. If you are highly detail-oriented and capable of analyzing data with creativity and innovation in mind, you might be perfect for these positions.
LOCATION OF POSITION
7800 Harkins Road Lanham, MD 20706.
The Department of Housing and Community Development Headquarters is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.
The Division of Finance and Administration is seeking enthusiastic individuals to serve as the Financial Analysts for the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF). Daily activities will be to reconcile accounts, process journal entries, research issues or to resolve reconciling differences, gather and report on financial requirements of each agreement along with other financial work. The incumbents will be required to use intermediate to advanced skills in Excel to manage large sets of data to analyze and produce variance analysis, perform projections and create a summary presentation of the data to non-finance managers. The selected incumbents will need to know GAAP accounting, Fund accounting, Government accounting, and budgeting. Incumbents will also create detailed procedures for assigned programs. The incumbent will be responsible for analytics on the organization's revenue streams, including historical trends, patterns, program performance and forecasts, cost and benefits versus pricing.
The ideal candidates should be self-starters, able to create advanced financial models in Microsoft Excel, possess strong accounting skills, and be able to work under tight deadlines. Ability to critically assess data and communicate priority findings to management.
Please note: this is a non-competitive position, as it is a short-term contract, expected to last 4-5 years, contingent upon funding and satisfactory employee performance.
Special Note: Applicants may be contacted for other opportunities within DHCD.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience: One year of professional financial analysis experience, such as managing financial asset and debt portfolios, examining, analyzing, and interpreting accounting, budget, grant or real estate investment portfolio records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.
1. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or documented eligibility to sit for the CPA Examination may be substituted for the educational requirement.
2. A Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute one year of professional financial analysis experience, such as managing financial asset and debt portfolios, examining, analyzing, and interpreting accounting, budget, grant or real estate investment portfolio records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles for 30 credits on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
4. 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 education and experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of GAPP Accounting
Knowledge of Fund Accounting
Knowledge of Government Accounting
Knowledge of Budgeting
Proficient in using advanced functions in Microsoft Excel
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire.
Please note: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.
Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:
Department of Housing and Community Development
Office of Human Resources
7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706
All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to email@example.com.
Please include the following information in the body of the email:
Attn: Drew Holcombe, Senior HR Generalist
Your First and Last Name
Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment
Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in these positions and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application.
For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7546.
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We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
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