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ACCOUNTANT II

GRANTS UNIT ACCOUNTANT

Recruitment #21-004547-0009

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
COST ALLOCATION & REVENUE/ OPERATIONS
311 W. SARATOGA STREET
BALTIMORE, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position is assigned to the Division of Cost Allocation and Revenue Management within the Office of Budget and Finance. The primary purpose of the position is to monitor and report grant financial activity for the Department’s federal grants as assigned.

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, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing.

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

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with thirty credit hours in Accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing, for the required education.

 2. Applicants who have 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.

3. 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.

4. Applicants may substitute one year of professional auditing experience for one year of the required experience.

5. 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 experience and education.

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.

- One year of experience in professional auditing. 

- One year of experience in commercial or agency accounting operations interpreting and applying State and Federal laws, policies, regulations and rules. 

- One year of experience in preparing, analyzing and interpreting financial reports and statements. 

- One year of experience using Spreadsheet Software or Excel.

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.