ACCOUNTANT SUPERVISOR II
|MSDE - Division of Business Services - History
|12/2/2022 10:00:00 AM
|12/16/2022 11:59:00 PM
|$65,306.00 - $105,072.00/year
The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.
***This position is limited to current MSDE employees only***
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
- Plans, supervises, and evaluates the work of accounting staff of the Client Services Payables Unit and Direct payment sections to ensure that encumbrance/expenditure transactions are processed efficiently and effectively, and that payments are processed expeditiously and are in compliance with applicable COMAR regulations, State Comptroller’s policies and guidelines and/or departmental practices including review and authorization of source documentation, R*STARS vendor table activity, and IRS 1099 Information Returns reporting.
- Provides technical guidance and training to staff.
- Coordinate the monthly and bi-monthly draws for reimbursement for expenses incurred making sure all revenues are posted to the correct grant.
- Prepares or supervises the preparation of periodic expenditure activity reports, and reconciliation between ADPICS and R*STARS and fiscal year-end closeout reports.
- Assists in the implementation, administration, and maintenance of ADPICS.
- Oversee monitors the processes of all working fund expenditures making sure all expenditures and activities are reimbursed back to the working fund.
- Prepares a monthly reconciliation.
- Prepares monthly reconciliation for the depository account, verifying that all deposits have posted.
- Communicates, develops, and implements system modifications and accounting control procedures related to expenditure/payment processing activities at the agency level.
- Assists Branch management with the formulation and implementation of policies and procedures related to expenditures/payment processing, provides analytical support for special projects, and prepares or supervises the preparation of special reports including year-end closing.
- Advises State, federal and public auditors on fiscal policy and detailed accounting procedures related to expenditure and payment processing during their periodic reviews of agency accounting records.
- Prepares or oversees the preparation of audit confirmation requests involving payments to vendors and grant recipients.
- Completes other Duties As Assigned.
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.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
All application materials must be received in our office by the closing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications must be complete to be considered including all related job duties, even if those are also listed on an attached resume. Additional required materials may be uploaded with the online application or mailed to the address listed.
Inquiries can be made to 410-767-3184, TDD 410-333-3045. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.
If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. TTY Users: Call via Maryland Relay.
Proof of eligibility to work is required in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.
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.
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