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Deputy Director of Finance & Accounting ***REPOST***

Fiscal Services Administrator V

Recruitment #23-004532-0002


The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services serves as a coordinating office that advises the Governor on criminal justice strategies. This office 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.




Gov. Ofc. of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services

100 Community Place

Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

GOCPYVS is looking for a Deputy Director of Finance & Accounting who will be responsible for managing the agency’s day to day operations in all things finance, fiscal, budget, procurement and accounting.

This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


Supervise staff that oversee Accounting, Budget and Procurement.

Works with the CFO to develop and implement all policies and procedures for the agency related to all areas of financial management control. 

Conducts independent analyses of agency expenditures and revenues to monitor the status of the agency’s annual operating budget by fund and appropriation.  Performs routine revenue analysis of special, federal, and reimbursable funds  to ensure revenue attainment and reconciliation.

Ensures the agency does not overspend appropriation and takes corrective action as needed to remedy shortfalls.

Establishes internal agency deadlines for the establishment and preparation of the budget for the Department.

Ensures that all budget submission documents are prepared and submitted in accordance with the fiscal year-specific Operating Budget Technical Instructions.  Oversees and directs agency financial close-out operations as required by the Office of the Comptroller-General Accounting Division and budget request submissions as required by DBM. 

Ensures agency compliance with federal guidelines for grant awards, procurement guidelines for award solicitations, federal guidelines for billing of agency grants, and account practices and procedures.

Ensures intra-agency coordination between finance, accounting and program directors  to ensure efficient and reliable agency operations.


Education:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, economics, finance, statistics or other related field.

:  Four years professional financial administration experience in the areas of budget formulation, accounting and finance.  One year of this must be in a supervisory capacity, supervising finance staff. 


Our Preferred Candidate Will Have the Following

Experience preparing an annual operating budget for a State of Maryland agency.


Experience with federal grant billing.

Working knowledge of R*STARS (MD State Accounting System) and FMIS, MD State's Financial

   Management Information System. 



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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