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Senior Director Of Finance

Recruitment #23-004530-0009


The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency (MLGCA) serves as one of the largest revenue sources for the State of Maryland, supporting important state programs and services including education, public health and safety, human resources and the environment. In addition to generating revenue from the sale of lottery products, the MLGCA is also responsible for the oversight of the state’s casino gaming program, providing direction and guidance to its casino partners on financial, security, regulatory and licensing procedures for the facilities. The Agency also regulates Sports Wagering, Daily Fantasy Sports and Electronic Bingo, as well as Instant Ticket Lottery Machines, which are located at almost 90 Veteran’s posts. Gaming in Maryland is a dynamic and growing business that operates around the clock, 365 days of the year. 




Montgomery Park Business Center 

1800 Washington Boulevard Ste. 330 

Baltimore, Maryland 21230

Main Purpose of Job

The Senior Director of Finance directs and manages the Budgeting, Finance, and Accounts Receivable departments. The main purpose of this position is to assist and support the Chief Financial Officer in the preparation of various required reporting and reconciliations. The incumbent works closely with external, internal and legislative auditors; Agency Accounting personnel; other State agencies' (such as Maryland Department of Budget and Management, Maryland Department of Legislative Services, Maryland State Treasurer's Office, Comptroller of Maryland's Office, etc.) personnel, vendors, etc. They provide guidance and direction while overseeing professional development and technical training to staff and are responsible for evaluating, developing, and implementing policies and procedures as they relate to the areas listed above.


As part of the Accounting Department, the Senior Director of Finance oversees the professional staff of the Budgeting, Finance, and Accounts Receivable departments.  This includes maintaining and organizing documentation; coordination with various personnel (internal and external); and oversight over the various budget, finance and accounts receivable processes. The Senior Director of Finance is responsible for reconciling various transactional activity and performing corrective actions as needed.  They must be able to present information clearly and concisely; exercise judgement and discretion; and may work on sensitive and confidential projects.  This position is responsible for the Agency's annual state fiscal year end closing.  

Performs other related duties. 


Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4 year College or University, MBA Preferred. 

Experience: 5 or more years of Management experience. Excellent organization and communication skills required.     

NOTE: Applicants may substitute additional experience as described below for the required college education on a year-for-year basis.    

• Experience of 3-5 years in reconciling transactional activity.   

• Experience of 3-5 years in the State of Maryland's Financial Management Information System   (FMIS) use and report review.   

• Experience of 3-5 years of direct supervision of employees.   

• Experience of 3-5 years in budget creation, implementation and monitoring.   

• Experience in the State of Maryland's Annual Closing and creation of the Annual Closing     Package.   

• Experience of 3-5 years in accounts receivable and accounts payable processing.


· Experience overseeing a financial department

· Experience conducting financial audits

· Experience involving financial forecasting


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.



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.



Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications of this recruitment.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  

We will not consider information submitted after this date. Applicants will be rated based on their description of job duties and responsibilities. Applicants should be thorough in completing this requirement.  The online application process is strongly advised.  If the online process is not available to you, you may complete and submit a paper application or direct any questions to: 

Bavan Smith, HR Officer I 

1800 Washington Blvd. Ste. 330 

Baltimore, MD 21230 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 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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