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Accounting Supervisor

Recruitment #22-006751-0003


The Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victims Services acts as a coordinating office that advises the Governor on criminal justice strategies. This agency plans, promotes, and funds efforts with government entities, private organizations, and the community to advance public policy, enhance public safety, reduce crime and juvenile delinquency, and serve victims.

We provide access to federal and state grant funds and can provide assistance to your town, city, county, agency as it attempts to maneuver through the red tape to tap these resources.




Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth & Victim Services
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD  21032


Provides management and support to the Office’s Accounting operations ensuring that all fiduciary responsibilities are met. Supervises 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. This position reports directly to the agency’s Director of Accounting Operations.

This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

Accounting Operations 
Manages and supports all Accounts Payable and Receivable functions (from Check Receipt and Drawdowns (A/R) through Disbursement (A/P), coordinate periodic activities including Payroll & Bank reconciliations, reviews and approves accounts payable entries, Month end closeout, maintenance of PCA/Chart of Accounts, etc. 

Coordinate with the Grant Admin and Budget Units to ensure all Journal entries, Grant and Operating expenditures are posted accurately and timely in FMIS (R*Stars, ADPICS). 

Participates in the completion year-end close out activities and ensure accruals are properly recorded and reconciled and all default clearing accounts have been cleared. 

Supervises lower-level accounting staff, trains staff as needed, oversees, reviews, and manages workload of subordinate staff, and ensures staff are completing assignments in a timely manner. Reviews and approves timesheets, time off request, telework days, etc. to ensure compliance with all personnel related policies and procedures. 

Agency/Program Support 
Manage communication and issues resolutions involving accounting setups, adjusting journal entries, payment inquiries, PCA/Worktag setups, etc. Works with GAD to resolve or investigate payment issues. 

Notify Grants Fiscal Specialists on Sub-Recipient refund status as needed.


Education: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university or a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by 3 credit hours in auditing.

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

Notes: (Substitutions)

1. Applicants who had 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.

2. 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.

3. Applicants may substitute one year of professional budgeting experience or one year of professional auditing experience for one year of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Administration classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Financial field on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Our Preferred Candidate Will Have the Following

- Experience working with FMIS, the State's Financial Management Information System. 
- State Accounting experience. 
- Supervisory experience. 
- Experience using Excel


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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