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Assistant Director, Accounting

Recruitment #21-004529-0001




Department of Budget & Management
Central Collections Unit
300 West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD.  21201

Main Purpose of Job

As the Assistant Director of Accounting for the Department of Budget & Management Central Collection Unit, this position will be responsible for assisting the Director of Accounting in the management and operations of the department.

Responsibilities will include all facets of managing department employees, such as hiring mentoring, motivating and training. Will also recommend and streamline department processes. 

This position will serve as a high-level contact to all of CCU's client agencies and requires strong communication, problem-solving skills and attention to detail. 

This is a management service position that serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.


Education:  A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university or a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in accounting.

Experience: Four years’ experience working and performing accounting duties and applying generally accepted accounting principles.


1. 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.


Our preferred candidate will have the following:

· 4 years of supervisory experience - to include scheduling, setting/reviewing performance goals, process improvement and corrective action.

· Advanced level experience using Microsoft Excel

· Experience working with the State of MD FMIS system or other accounting system(s) in state or federal government.


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.


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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, contact S. Hudson (contact information found below).

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Or call S.Hudson at 410-767-4910.  

Emailed inquiries should reference recruitment number listed in the announcement.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the State application.   

MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

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

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are also encouraged to apply.  As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

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View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
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