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FISCAL ACCOUNTS TECHNICIAN II

STATEWIDE RECRUITMENT

Recruitment #22-004523-0030

Introduction


This Statewide recruitment is opened to allow candidates to apply and establish a list of eligible candidates to be used to fill current and future vacancies occurring in our Local Department of Social Services throughout the State.   

Telework options may be available for this position. Telework is at the discretion of the hiring authority and can be discussed during the interview process. 

Placement on this list is not a guarantee that you will be offered an interview for any given vacancy.

GRADE

ASTD12

LOCATION OF POSITION

THERE ARE CURRENT VACANCIES AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

Garrett County Department of Social Services, Administration, 12578 Garrett Hwy., Oakland, Maryland  21550

Allegany County Department of Social Services, Child Support, 1 Frederick St., Cumberland, Maryland  21502

Caroline County Department of Social Services, Administration, 207 S. Third St., Denton, Maryland  21629

POSITION DUTIES

A Fiscal Accounts Technician II is the full performance level of work reconciling agency accounting systems to fiscal control systems or developing automated spreadsheets, ledgers and reports or identifying budget trends and recommending budget realignments. Employees in this classification do not supervise other Fiscal Accounts Technicians or Fiscal Accounts Clerks.

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:  Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience:  One year of experience reconciling agency accounting systems to fiscal control systems or developing automated spreadsheets, ledgers and reports using accounting software packages or identifying budget trends and recommending budget realignments.

Notes:

1.  Candidates may substitute experience calculating and recording financial, statistical or other numerical data may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in Financial Clerical/Finance Technicians classifications or specialty codes in the financial field of work at a rate of one year of military experience 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.

The ideal applicant would possess:

1. One year of experience using the State’s Financial Management Information System (FMIS).

2. One year of fiscal/accounting experience with the State of Maryland. 

3. One year of experience using Microsoft Office Suite to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations and Google Sheets.

4. One year of procurement experience with the State of Maryland.

5. One year experience in accounting, bookkeeping or financial transactions.

6. One year experience explaining financial data to customers.

7. Six months of experience working in a team environment.

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 examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate 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.

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

BENEFITS

As an employee of the State of Maryland, you will have access to outstanding benefits, including: health insurance, dental, and vision plans offered at a low cost. CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR MORE DETAILS: STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS.

  • Personal Leave - new State employees are awarded six (6) personnel days annually (prorated based on start date).
  • Annual Leave - ten (10) days of accumulated annual leave per year.
  • Sick Leave - fifteen (15) days of accumulated sick leave per year.  
  • Parental Leave - up to sixty (60) days of paid parental leave upon the birth or adoption of a child.
  • Holidays - State employees also celebrate at least twelve (12) holidays per year.  
  • Pension - State employees earn credit towards a retirement pension.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. If you are not able to apply online, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to:  Department of Human Services, Examination Services Unit, Attention: Betty Ketterman, 311 West Saratoga Street, First Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.

Or, fax requested information to: 410-333-0882; Email Bettyj.ketterman@maryland.gov: Voice 410-767-7147, toll-free: 1-800-332-6347. 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the 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. 

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 and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply.



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