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Recruitment #22-004553-0004


The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services is local governments’ one-stop shop for resources to improve public safety in Maryland.  We provide access to federal and state grant funds and we can provide assistance to your town, city, county, agency as it attempts to maneuver through the red tape to tap these resources.

We work with you to plan your project, coordinate stakeholders, develop accountability measures and get results from your investments and efforts.  We connect you to best practices in national and state programming and innovations. 




Gov. Ofc. of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

Provides direction and oversight to the Office’s Accounting operations ensuring that all fiduciary responsibilities are met. Directly supervises all personnel within the Accounting unit of the Office. Assist with accounting structure/analysis, management reporting and other fiscal activities. Manages Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, and other G/L activities, resolves discrepancies in support of HQ along with other internal/external stakeholders.


Direct and oversee all Accounting unit functions to include: Treasury/Cash Management (i.e. Cash Receipts, Drawdowns, Payment Transmittals/Disbursements), Payroll and Bank reconciliations, Month End and Annual Fiscal Year closeout, Administration and maintenance of PCA setups/Chart of Accounts, and other day-to-day accounting activities.

Develop, implement and manage new and revised fiscal policies, procedures and standards to ensure compliance; evaluates the internal controls to ensure the accuracy and reliability of fiscal records and to protect fiscal resources from fraud and waste. 

Supply financial information to internal and external stakeholders, meets with executive staff to discuss agency Fiscal activities; address/ resolve fiscal issues. 

Coordinate with the Grant Administration and Budget Offices to fully capture financial transactions for accurate reporting across the agency. 

Drive fiscal year end closeout activities and submission. Identify discrepancies between YTD grant and budget activities between the Grants Management System (GMS) vs. Financial Systems (FMIS, BARS). Compare findings to records kept within the Grant and Budget offices.

Provide supporting documentation in the submission of quarterly/final Federal SF425 reports. Partner with the Budget Unit to ensure fund balances are aligned with final FSR425 submissions during quarterly submissions and annual close out.

Manage communication and issue resolution involving accounting setups, adjusting journal entries, payment inquiries, PCA/Worktag setups, etc.

Notify the Audit & Compliance Division and the Grants Office on the refund status of sub-recipient audit recoveries as needed.    

Partner with the Grants Administration and Budget Units to bridge communication and understanding of fiscal and grant activities in support of the Office’s overall mission.


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

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


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.


Our Preferred Candidate Will Have the Following

1. Experience working with the State of MD FMIS and ADPICS system

2. Experience supervising other fiscal staff.  


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.


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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, 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.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

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