PROGRAM MANAGER SENIOR III
Director of Finance & Budget Administration
|Date Opened||11/9/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/31/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$96,496.00 - $155,248.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Shirley Williams|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Oversees and occasionally performs all general accounting functions of the agency including payroll processing, invoice processing, general ledger reconciliations and employee travel coordination, as well as small procurements for supplies and equipment maintenance contracts, agency corporate purchasing card administration, fixed asset inventory management, and management of the agency's MBE program.
Coordinates development, enhancements, and implementation of new, revised and upgraded specialized automated accounting and budgeting systems.
Formulates, justifies and executes the agency's annual budget which includes funding for agency operations as well as costs associated with tuition benefit distributions.
Oversees collections and recordation of revenues related to account holder contributions, enrollment fees, management fees, and investment plan fees.
Ensures proper reconciliation of all financial activities, including bank reconciliations and daily cash flow activity, reconciliations of investments held with custodial agent, and reconciliations between account holder activity within the records administration software.
Manages agency fiscal year end closing, including preparing necessary year-end accruals; calculating and recording depreciation, investment related entries, and annual pension accruals into State's financial system..
Oversees financial procurement services, including RFPs for the Investment Plan Program Manager, banking contracts for custody, depository, disbursement and lockbox services; investment advisory services, actuarial services, etc.
Works with Executive Director in preparing written testimony regarding financial matters for Legislative hearings.
Coordinates annual audit with external auditors, addresses new accounting or actuarial assumptions affecting financial statements and/or Trust Fund soundness.
Oversees execution of actuarial study to ensure overall soundness of fund's assets.
Works with Executive Director to prepare Annual Report and Disclosure Statement, calculating contract pricing and benefit distribution amounts and making recommendations for enhancements to existing policies and statements included in these documents.
Designs and implements accounting and financial operation policies and procedures and system of internal accounting controls to administer the Prepaid Trust Fund program.
Works directly with account holders and legislators regarding escalated account holder or overall Plan management issues and/or legislative issues.
Represents the agency on State and National levels, in coordination with other state 529 plans and organizations such as CSPN and NAST.
Proven experience in financial data analysis with strong financial management background.
Proven experience in public speaking and giving presentations to groups such as government or elected officials, corporate boards, community leaders, sponsors and/or other key stakeholder groups.
Proven ability to work effectively as a team member who performs the daily tasks and leader.
Proven ability to work independently, apply and interpret laws, policies and procedures and use of good judgment in evaluating and making decisions.
Proven ability to effectively prioritize tasks, estimate time frames, meet deadlines, plan and use available resources, and coordinate work assignments with others.
Proven experience presenting to a Board and Senior Management.
Proven ability to communicate effectively and maintain a courteous attitude toward the public and employees.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
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.
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.