Employment Opportunities

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Frederick County Government

Job Title: Payroll Administrator

Annual Salary: $74,931 Annually

Description: This professional position oversees bi-weekly payroll processing and ensures the accuracy of payments and compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act, for all Frederick County employees. This position also manages accounting payroll postings, and tax filings and payments, and creates notes for the annual comprehensive financial report. Supervision is given to payroll staff; Supervision is received from the Accounting Supervisor.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and assist with the payroll processing for Frederick County Government employees of bi-weekly payroll using Infor Payroll System
  • Supervise, evaluate, and train Payroll Analysts; interview and participate in hiring of new staff
  • Coordinate with Human Resources and IIT to ensure correct employee data, collaborate to set-up new pay codes, deduction codes, other codes as needed
  • Reconcile all quarterly tax accounts as well as payroll liability accounts
  • File electronic tax withholdings to the federal government and appropriate states
  • Prepare tax returns for multiple state tax agencies as well as Maryland Unemployment
  • Review Direct Deposit changes, tax changes and addresses changes for accuracy in the calculation of taxable wages
  • Prepare annual W-2s including reconciling to all tax, deduction, and other accounts asnecessary
  • Provide information and answer employee questions and payroll related matters
  • Prepare retro-pay as needed
  • Serve as liaison to external auditor and ensure financial audit requirements are met
  • Setup, maintain and track all employee garnishments
  • Reconcile various accounts to ensure that the accounting of direct deposits, checks, voided checks and direct deposit rejections are recorded accurately
  • Conduct semi-annual testing and upgrade testing of the payroll system for updates to software and trouble shoot system problems
  • Work with IT and Human Resources staff to set-up new pay codes, deduction codes, and other codes as needed
  • Prepare notes regarding compensation to be published in the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR)
  • Perform other duties as assigned
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
    satisfactorily. Any single position may not be assigned all duties listed above, nor do the examples
    cover all duties that may be assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The qualifications / requirements, knowledge / skills / abilities and physical demands or working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Minimum 3 work experience processing payroll for a minimum of 500 employees
  • Work experience using an automated timesheet and payroll processing system
  • NOTE: Additional years of work experience may substitute for a portion of the degree
    requirement

Posted until position is filled

Montgomery County, MD Government

Job Title: Accountant/Auditor III, Grade 23 Montgomery County, MD Government

Annual Salary: $62,873 - $103,034 

The Department: The Department of Finance is recruiting for an Accountant/Auditor as part of their mission to prudently manage financial operations, recommend and implement sound fiscal policies, safeguard public assets, and encourage a safe environment on public property.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Preparing analyses of statements and reports and making recommendations regarding the analyses
  2. Preparing records for the disbursement of funds
  3. Preparing financial statements and disclosures for the Single Audit Report and Annual Comprehensive Financial Report
  4. Reconciling accounts in preparation of fiscal year-end and grant closings
  5. Serving as a financial resource person
  6. Preparing and analyzing bank reconciliation statements and preparing expenditure or grant reports
  7. Preparing and accounting for retirees' pension payroll along with the associated Maryland State Tax withholding and IRS reporting

A criminal background and credit history check will be conducted on the selected candidate prior to appointment and will be a significant factor in the hiring decision.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in accounting; or a bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Public Administration or a related field with a major of accounting coursework.

Experience: Three (3) years of experience performing professional accounting work
comparable to the Accountant/Auditor II.

Substitution: Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) may be substituted for a
degree in Accounting or a major in Accounting.

Position may be filled at the Accountant/Auditor I or II levels:
Accountant/Auditor I - Salary: $50,250 - $81,770
Accountant/Auditor II - Salary: $57,455 - $93,895

If filled at the Accountant/Auditor I or II levels.
Accountant/Auditor I - specific Bachelor's Degree and 1 year of experience.
Accountant/Auditor II - specific Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of experience.

Closes: 11/28/2022

Cambridge, MD

Accountant, Center Administration
Cambridge, MD
Full-time, Exempt Position

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) is looking for an Accountant to join their finance office.  A sample of job duties include:

  • Perform various general accounting support functions (cash management and accounts receivables)
  • Provide journal voucher and payroll transfer approval support for other UMCES departments
  • Perform various procurement related duties
  • Perform contract and grant accounting related duties

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or related business field and have an understanding of general accounting.  The ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite is required.  The ability to meet ongoing deadlines in an accurate and timely fashion with effective communication skills is a must.

This position offers excellent State of Maryland employee benefits including medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, retirement through the Maryland State Retirement Agency, tuition remission for the employee AND their dependents (100% of tuition covered at University of MD schools, 2 year requirement to cover dependents) and generous vacation, sick and personal leave.

Qualified applicants are invited to review the full job posting online and to apply through our job portal at https://umces.peopleadmin.com. For assistance completing the online process please contact Human Resources at 410-221-2017.

 

Posted: 10/10/2022

Montgomery County, MD

Accountant/Auditor Supervisor (General Accounting Supervisor), Grade 26
Montgomery County Government
Department of Finance
Rockville, Maryland 20902
Salary Range: $70,377 - $116,825

The Accounting Supervisor is highly proficient in governmental accounting standards, and as such, is required to have considerable accounting knowledge and experience; the position also requires considerable experience with automated financial systems, preferably Oracle eBusiness and Business Intelligence reporting tools, and software tools such as Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint. Previous government accounting experience is preferred. Applicants who are Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) should confirm such active certification by including their CPA number, the state of issue and whether the license is active or inactive.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting; or a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Public Administration or a related field with a major of accounting coursework.

Experience: Considerable (i.e., five (5) years) professional experience in a financial accounting, auditing or business administration field at the full performance level or 2 (two) years of experience performing work as a senior-level accountant and/or auditor.

Substitution: Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) may be substituted for a degree in Accounting or a major in Accounting.

 

Posted: 8/29/2022

Montgomery County, MD

Accountant/Auditor, Lead/Senior (Financial Analysis, Audit & Compliance Analyst), Grade 25
Montgomery County Government
Department of Finance
Rockville, MD, US
Salary Range: $67,156 - $111,407

The Accountant/Auditor, Lead/Senior (Financial Analysis, Audit and Compliance Analyst) position is responsible for ensuring compliance with the County Code and the County’s policies governing financial transactions, by performing specific reviews of transactions that meet certain criteria. The incumbent will ensure financial transactions have proper support, approval, and documentation to demonstrate compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies.

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Completes post-payment audits of financial transactions for compliance with
    County laws, regulations and policies
  • Performs petty cash audits.
  • Reviews Direct Purchase Orders (DPOs) for reasonableness and compliance
    with County laws, regulations and polices.
  • Reviews financial transactions (DPOs and purchase cards) for possible split
    transactions and violations of the County’s procurement regulations.
  • Analyzes, researches and reports findings of large financial data sets for
    outliers.
  • Monitors and reports non-compliance to management.
  • Engages with special projects supporting the Department’s mission. A criminal background and credit history check will be conducted on the selected
    candidate prior to appointment and will be a significant factor in the hiring decision.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: Considerable (four (4) years) professional experience in a financial accounting, auditing, or business administration field.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting; or a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Public Administration or a related field with a major of accounting coursework.

Substitution: Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) may be substituted
for a degree in Accounting or a major in Accounting.

 

Posted: 8/29/2022

Caroline County, MD

Job Title: Purchasing Coordinator, Caroline County Office of Finance

Annual Salary: $51,115 - $67,938 Depending upon experience

 

The Department: The Caroline County Office of Finance oversees the collection of revenues, expenditure of funds and compliance with generally accepted accounting procedures. Finance assists with budget preparation and adherence to the operating and capital budgets adopted by the County Commissioners. The Office of Finance is responsible for issuing and collecting property taxes as well as holding the annual Tax Sale. All investment and management of County Funds are also handled by the Office of Finance in compliance with the County’s approved investment and fund balance policy.

About the Position: This position is a specialized administrative position that involves the independent application of procuring goods and services in an open market environment through formal contract procedures for all County Departments. An employee is this position will work with general supervision provided by the Purchasing Director and Director of Finance.

Required Knowledge and Skills:
• Ability to comprehend industrial practices and market trends in purchasing.
• Knowledge of purchasing procedures that apply to RFPS and other bid processes.
• Working knowledge of accounting practices as applied to procurement activities.
• Working knowledge in the operation of office machines, computers and various software programs including accounting software.
• Possess good written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate complex issues to citizens.
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other staff members in a small office environment.
• Possess strong clerical, mathematical, and reasoning abilities.
• Applicants must demonstrate ability to maintain good working relations with fellow workers, supervisors, and the public.

 

Posted: 8/11/2022

Worcester County, MD

JOB TITLE: Senior Budget Accountant

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for administering grants procurement and grants compliance. This position is also responsible for capital project tracking and assisting the Budget Officer in all phases of budget preparation, maintenance, analysis of financial data and audit compliance. This position reports to the Budget Officer.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Pre-employment background check and motor vehicle history
  • Essential personnel with a work schedule in the office is Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee and assist departments with grant procurement, financial reports and compliance in addition to administering specific County grants
  • Present grant applications for approval and grant status to County Commissioners as requested
  • Ensure grant compliance by applying accounting methods in tracking, maintenance of fiscal records and submitting monthly, quarterly and final reports
  • Responsible for ensure financial and administrative compliance with federal, state and local grants

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field plus 5-10 years or an equivalent combination of education and progrssively responsible accounting and fiscal experience, preferably in government accounting setting.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with an attention to detail
  • Knowledge of budgeting and the related compliance
  • Understand principles, practices and terminology of the General Fund and governmental accounting

 

Posted: 11/18/2022
Posted until filled

Baltimore County Public Schools

JOB TITLE: Senior Auditor

REPORTS TO: Audit Manager

DEFINITION: Performs advanced professional, analytical, and interpretive functions for the Office of Internal Audit (the Office) and Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) under the general direction of an Audit Manager. This position will serve as the lead in the development, implementation, and evaluation of financial, operational, IT, and compliance internal audits for assigned organizational areas and functional activities in accordance with the Annual Audit Plan approved by the Board Audit Committee. This position will also be required to conduct investigations of fraud, waste, and abuse.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
• The Senior Auditor may perform the following duties in adherence with Board policy and established office operating procedures:
• Assists with the development of the approved annual work plan, including risk assessment, goals, objectives, and staff activities for the year
• Establishes and maintains a professional rapport with all internal and external parties.
• Conducts multiple internal and risk-based audits, fraud investigations, and special projects under the general direction of an Audit Manager.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Training, and Experience:
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, and/or management sciences.
• Five years of progressively responsible accounting, auditing or management experience.
• Experience with data analysis software, electronic audit work papers, and MS Office Suite required.

Licenses and Certificates:
• Possession of a certification or qualification for certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is required.

 

Posted: 11/15/2022
Posted until filled

Montgomery County, MD

Controller, Manager I (Grade M1)
Montgomery County, MD Government
Department of Finance
Rockville, MD, US

The Controller (Manager I) oversees enterprise-wide financial reporting, accounting, and transaction processing. This position carries out these responsibilities though the mission-critical programs of financial accounting and reporting; analysis and compliance monitoring; accounts receivable/billing and collections; payroll and time reporting; and accounts payable and vendor payments. The Controller reports directly to the Director of Finance and supervises several subordinate managers.

Working with other Senior Management team members to advise and support the Director in developing strategies to accomplish Finance’s mission is essential to this position.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing expert-level advice and counsel to the Director of Finance, Chief Operating Officer and other Senior Management team members to plan and organize departmental priorities, including linking short-term planning efforts to the County’s long-range vision, and translating strategic initiatives into workable plans.
  • Researching, identifying, developing, and implementing appropriate enterprise-wide and internal financial management policies, procedures, and systems of internal controls.
  • Coordinating, collaborating on, and leading analysis and resolution of elevated and complex issues, typically involving interpretation and application of policies and practices, affecting and impacting mission critical County programs, operations, and systems.
  • Overseeing the preparation and issuance of the County’s ACFR which meets GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (COA) Program awards criteria.
  • Ensuring accounting and financial reporting is performed in a manner consistent with applicable standards, laws, and regulations, contributing to the County's continued receipt of its Triple AAA bond rating from all three major credit rating agencies – S&P, Moody’s, and Fitch.
  • Actively participating with national and local industry and best practice organizations on topics such as emerging financial issues and new accounting standards.
  • Training, supervising, supporting, and evaluating managers in the Division of the Controller, and assessing and recommending the level of resources needed for efficient functioning of all Division operations.

 

Posted: 9/27/2022

This position will remain open until filled.

 

Anne Arundel County, MD

Position Description

This position announcement will be used to fill a Full-Time, Permanent, Assistant Controller vacancy within the Office of Finance with Anne Arundel County Government.

This is professional and managerial work in administering a major financial program for the following areas: revenue and collections, accounting, or tax and revenue research within the Office of Finance. Work requires extensive contact with county managers, elected officials, and representatives from other governments and the private sector to plan, present, defend and implement significant financial programs.

NATURE AND VARIETY OF WORK

Work involves responsibility for managing the operation of a major county financial program and involves substantial participation in developing and monitoring a particular financial program for the County such as: coordinating the development of county management improvement programs; providing supervision to staff; and implementing effective financial systems and procedures. Work is performed with broad latitude for technical decisions and for representing the Office in policy discussions. Work is evaluated in general terms through conferences and review of accomplishing program objectives.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university, with major course work in accounting, finance, or business; certification as a certified public accountant, or a master's degree in business or finance from an accredited college or university; and six (6) or more years of supervisory experience in business, finance, fiscal operations, or governmental accounting.

Posted: 8/1/2022

Community College of Baltimore County, MD

Assistant Director, Purchasing
$63,088.00 - $101,238.00 Annually

The purpose of this class is to support in the planning, control and work associated with the day to day operation of assigned College division or function.

Compensation within the posted range is determined by a candidate's education level and/or years of experience in the field.  Generally, employees are hired in the lower third of the scale.
Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and five years of purchasing experience, including two years in a supervisory capacity.  Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or Certified Professional Purchasing Officer (CPPO) certification preferred. Demonstrated proficiency with computers and Microsoft software/applications required. Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing with violation points less than five (5).

Class Specific Essential Duties

  1. Manage the overall day to day operations of assigned College division or function.
  2. Plan, coordinate and implement projects, programs and/or initiatives.
  3. Ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and policies.
  4. Serve as liaison between College departments, vendors, government agencies and/or other external organizations.
  5. Responsible for the development and maintenance of departmental records and reports.
  6. Develop and administer departmental policies and procedures.
  7. Establish, maintain, and supervise systems to safeguard and properly record and administer the P Card program of the College.
  8. Prepare, analyze and provide reports on miscellaneous subjects, as requested.
  9. Collaborate with the Director of Purchasing on major procurements over $25,000.
  10. Implement new technology programs to enhance customers purchasing experience.

Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.

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