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FISCAL SERVICES CHIEF II

FINANCE OFFICER

Recruitment #21-004537-0003

Introduction

This position has been approved for a 6% salary increase effective July 1, 2021. The salary range demonstrated above does not reflect that increase. Candidates starting prior to July 1 will automatically receive the pay increase on that date. 

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY DEPARTMENT SOCIAL SERVICES

FINANCE OFFICE

80 WEST STREET

ANNAPOLIS, MD 21401

Main Purpose of Job

Prepare and monitor annual budgets, both State and County. Monitor and approve all expenditures and encumbrances for all State and County budget items. Prepare, or supervise the preparation of, all expenditure and budgetary reports. Monitor all State and County grants and reimbursement programs. Prepare, or supervise the preparation of, all related reports. Audit all administrative bills received by the agency. Approve and transmit vouchers for payment through FMIS. Maintain all bank accounts for the local agency (Administration, Assistance, Lay Funds, Conserved Accounts). Prepare, or supervise the preparation of, payments and reports for foster care, and other assistance payments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Education: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by 3 credit hours in audit

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

Notes:

1. Applicants who had 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.

2. 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.

3. Applicants may substitute one year of professional budgeting experience or one year of professional auditing experience for one year of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Administration classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Financial field on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

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.

1. Two years experience supervising a finance or budget office in state or local government.
2. Current certificate as a Certified Public Accountant.
3.Two years fiscal management experience that includes budget preparation and expenditure tracking in a state or local government office.
4. One year experience with Excel that includes performing pivot table analysis, creating and utilizing formulas and functions and validating data.

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 is required prior to hire.

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

It is imperative to list all computer and software experience on your application pertaining to your job duties.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. If the online application process is not available, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to:

Department of Human Services
Examination Services Unit
Attention: LaToura Jones
311 W. Saratoga Street, First Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Or fax requested information to: 410-333-0882; Email latoura.jones@maryland.gov: Voice 410-767-8844, toll-free: 1-800-332-6347.

Do not submit unsolicited documentation.

The paper application must be received by 5 PM on the closing date for the recruitment.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay, 1-800-925-4434.

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.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.