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Recruitment #22-004552-0004




MDH Division of Cost Accounting and Reimbursement (DCAR)
201 W. Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this full-time position will be to assist the Accountant Manager II. The duties will include the following:
  • Assist in the direction of the daily operations by researching programs and files to offer guidance in completing tasks and helping other staff meet deadlines as necessary.
  • Review, analyze and implement various processes and new regulations and make recommendations to senior management, examples of programs are ADAA, LHD, Private Providers.
  • Direct supervision of staff responsible for reconciliations, rates and cost reports.
  • Coordinate workflow with Administrations of other units in areas of work spanning multiple units; acting as a representative for the department and performing training for the LHD and Private Providers regarding cost reports, if necessary.
  • Oversee the administration of the rate setting for the department as it relates to the local health departments and private providers of grant funded programs. 
  • Preparing, organizing and implementing policies and procedures that authorize the setting, charging and collection of charges by the Division of Cost Accounting and Reimbursement.
  • Interpret, apply and oversee agency policies, rules and regulations to accomplish the work of the unit.
  • Coordinate the development of all materials relating to cost report formulation for local health departments and private providers’ outpatient clinic fees and other related matters.
  • Perform other duties as necessary (for example – preparation of audits and indirect cost).


Education: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing.

Experience: Five years of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles to include three years performing advanced duties in the areas of cost accounting, systems accounting, federal fund accounting, or bond and loan accounting.


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 Master's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required general accounting experience.

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


The desired candidate should possess:
  • Experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting records and reports;
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of State and Federal regulations;
  • Experience performing advanced duties in the area of reconciliations, cost accounting and accounting systems.


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 education, 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 the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

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

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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