ACCOUNTANT LEAD SPECIALIZED - REPOST
|Department||MDE - Coordinating Offices|
|Date Opened||11/20/2023 09:57:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||12/4/2023 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$64,828.00 - $104,555.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Olivia Finley|
The Maryland Department of the
Environment is charged with protecting and preserving the State's air, water,
and land resources and safeguarding the environmental health of all Maryland’s
If you are looking for an exciting career committed to protecting the environment for all Marylanders, please apply to become part of MDE’s workforce. MDE offers competitive pay, great benefits, and opportunities for advancement and professional growth. MDE also offers you a wide range of benefits such as medical and dental coverage, paid time off (i.e., vacation, sick leave, personal leave), state pension, supplemental retirement options (i.e., 401k, 457b, etc.).
**RECRUITMENT REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT REAPPLY**
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The Accountant Lead Specialized is responsible for all financial activity relating to the Bay Restoration Fund (BRF) and supports certain activities of the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF). These duties include independent advanced cost accounting, enterprise fund accounting, bond, and loan accounting, analyzing and reconciling R*STARS reports, applying GAAP basis of accounting, providing supporting schedules and developing financial statements for the BRF, and write-up and analyze reports using Peachtree accounting software.
The Accountant Lead Specialized will manage BRF Monthly General Ledgers Activities; Bond Issuance and Accounting BRF; Financial Statement Preparation for BRF, Support of DWSRF program; Support of the CWSRF Accounting and Linked Deposit Activity; and Disbursement Authorizations. The incumbent in this position also advises WIFA’s management concerning advanced level accounting issues relating to the BRF Program. This is a highly technical position requiring a detailed understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Computerized Financial Accounting Software Systems (Peachtree), State’s Financial Management Information System (FMIS), and Revenue Bond Fund Accounting.
Education: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing.
Experience: Four years of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles to include two years performing advanced duties in the areas of cost accounting, systems accounting, federal fund accounting, or bond and loan accounting.
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 general accounting experience.
4. Applicants may substitute one year of professional auditing experience for one year of the required general accounting 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.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:
- Experience and or demonstrate knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and Governmental Fund Accounting.
- Experience using financial systems, accounting software, and fiscal application.
- Proficient using Microsoft Excel to create charts, pivot tables, calculations functions, sort, and filter data.
- Detail oriented, organized, and efficient in planning work.
- Be able to collaborate with cross-functional teams to assist with tasks and duties.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet assignment deadlines.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS (Click ctrl+link to view all benefits)
If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to Olivia Finley at Olivia.email@example.com. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time. Please reference #23-004550-0003.
If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.
This is a specific position for the Maryland Department of the Environment. The resulting certified eligible list will be maintained for one year. Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.
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