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Finance Director

Recruitment #22-004532-0005


Join a dynamic team and embark on a career with great benefits, pension, generous leave, and a competitive salary!  As the Finance Director of the Maryland Military Department, you will work a compressed work schedule Tuesday through Friday, 6:30 am to 5:00 pm.  While the working location for this position will be at the Agency’s headquarters (with free gated parking), some travel within Maryland will be required.  

This is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority, the Adjutant General of Maryland. 


Grade 23


Maryland Military Department
Finance Department 
Fifth Regiment Armory
29th Division Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional position serving as the Director of Finance.  The position is responsible for the development, justification, execution and analysis of the Agency’s budgets.  The Agency’s budgets exceeds 90 million annually, and includes multiple programs, and involves General, Capital, Federal, Special and Reimbursable fund sources and 11 Master Cooperative Agreements (Federal & State).  For more information about the Maryland Military Department and our programs visit


This position is responsible for managing and monitoring General & Capital Budgets, accounting processes, grants, FMIS and voucher processing to ensure efficient operation and responsiveness to departmental needs and mandates.  The incumbent will work closely with the Chief of Staff to ensure that the fiscal operations of the Maryland Military Department(MMD) and its programs are in compliance with Statewide fiscal and budgetary policy as while as Master Cooperative Agreements, COMAR and  MMD internal policies.   This position will be responsible for establishing, monitoring and maintaining fiscal compliance through internal controls and work flow improvement while providing excellent customer service to executive staff, program directors, federal partners (MDARNG & MDANG) and agency staff in a fast paced, multifaceted environment.  


EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college of university in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related area. 

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of professional experience with analyzing and developing financial budgets and control systems for multiple programs.  With two (2) years of experience with managing or supervising fiscal staff.


1.     Applicants may substitute possession of a certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or closely related field for one year of the required experience.

2.     Candidates may substitute an additional four years of general accounting experience in a state agency for the required education. 


Two (2) years of experience must include operating & capital budget preparation, formulation, justification and execution.


Preferred Qualifications

Experience using the Statewide Accounting applications and fiscal software

Experience in financial certification of departmental procurements

Experience in financial certification of departmental payroll

Possession of a CPA license

Diverse knowledge of the operations of a Finance office to include knowledge of governmental and/or fund accounting

Demonstrated ability to identify problems and negotiate solutions


Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and travel thought the state are required.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.


This position requires the ability to obtain a federal Common Access Card (CAC) and requires a criminal background check. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle.  Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland with less than 5 points on their driving record. 


This is a Management Services position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

A copy of your resume must accompany your application along with a transcript reflecting your degree.

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation.  The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related educations, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable.  For education, obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).


Complete applications must be submitted by closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added.


Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.


Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.  The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other state agencies.


This position is not subject to Bargaining MOU's


As an employee of the State of Maryland, you will have access to outstanding benefits package which includes health insurance, dental, and vision plans offered at a low cost. Click on this link for more details:


 Leave Benefits include:

* 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


We thank our Veterans for their service to our country!

Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification.

For immediate consideration, upload one WORD or PDF file, at the "Resume" tab, that contains:

1. a cover letter stating your interest and

2. a current professional resume.

For education obtained outside of the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. If you possess a degree obtained outside of the United States, please submit a detailed, course-by-course evaluation report from one of the U.S. equivalency evaluating members identified at

A copy of your proof of eligibility (DD214) for Veterans’ Credit must be in this office and completely verified before Veterans’ Credit will be approved.

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application to: Maryland Military Department State Personnel Office, 29th Division Street, Room B10, Baltimore, MD 21201-2288.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Katie Powell at  Fax: 667-239-3559

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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

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