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Frederick County Government

Accountant II - Debt & Benefit Trusts

This professional position is responsible for the various accounting and financial reporting responsibilities in and for the Debt & Benefit Trust Department of the Frederick County Finance Division. Duties include recording and
reporting transactions for fund activities in accordance with generally accepted government accounting standards, with a focus on the County's debt portfolio, as well as the operating and trust fund investments. Supervision is received from the
Financial Services Manager.

 

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
-Knowledge of accounting principles, laws, regulations

-Knowledge of the principles of accounting, business administration and finance

-Strong and effective mathematical and clerical skills, with the ability to accurately compile, prepare and verify detailed information

-Strong and effective written and spoken (English) communication skills, including the ability to prepare and present reports in a clear, concise and effective manner

-Ability to effectively organize work, determine priorities and complete assigned duties with minimal supervision

-Ability to effectively access and utilize computerized systems and equipment (e.g. Internet, word processing, spreadsheet, data management)

-Ability to effectively make independent decisions, prioritize work and complete assigned duties with minimal supervision

-Discretion and good judgment in dealing with financial matters and other confidential/sensitive information

-Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelors degree in Accounting or a closely related business field

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of work experience in a responsible accounting position. Work experience utilizing automated accounting systems and Microsoft Office Suite software.

Additional Information

-Ability to provide own transportation to off-site meeting locations, as needed

-Available for varied working hours (which may include evening hours) for scheduled meetings, workshops and other departmental priorities

How To Apply
To submit an application click here to apply online.

Job Closes: Open until filled

Frederick County

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Administration (CFO/VPA)

Frederick Community College (FCC)

The Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Administration (CFO/VPA), reporting directly to the President, is the College’s senior financial officer, oversees the daily administrative operations of the College and serves as a strategic thought partner to the President. The CFO/VPA is a contributing member of the College’s senior leadership team and effectively works within a highly-collaborative, interdependent, matrix organization. The CFO/VPA oversees an annual operating budget in excess of $60 million.

The CFO/VPA is responsible for providing direct leadership, management, and supervision of the following functional teams:

  • Auxiliaries (Food Services, Bookstore, Children’s Center)
  • Finance
  • Public Safety
  • Plant Operations
  • Procurement
  • Capital Planning

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience: Five (5) or more years of demonstrated progressive senior management experience in leading effective finance and administrative operations in a complex organization.

Education: A Bachelor’s degree (a Master’s degree is preferred) in an appropriate discipline (e.g., business administration, public administration, accounting, finance) from a regionally accredited college or university.

How To Apply

Apply by April 30, 2024 for full consideration.

The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2024. Applications should include a substantive cover letter, a CV, and a list of five (5) professional references with full contact information (no references will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate.)

  • Applications may be submitted electronically and confidentially by completing the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Administration Application Form here.
  • Nominations, expressions of interests, and confidential discussions about this opportunity may be directed to Human Resources at here.

Job Closes: Open until filled

Montgomery County Government

Insurance Risk Analyst, Grade 24

Department of Finance

The Department of Finance is seeking a candidate for the Insurance Risk Analyst position in the Department of Finance, Division of Risk Management, reporting to the Insurance Manager. The primary responsibilities of this position are reviewing County contracts and other types of agreements including, but not limited to, leases, easements, Memorandum of Understanding, and Right of Entry agreements, for transfer of risk and the development of indemnification provisions. The incumbent may be assigned additional projects and duties as operationally required.

The successful candidate must possess the following skills:
• Detailed knowledge of insurance coverages and limits, and other similar risk transfer instruments.
• Ability to analyze Certificates of Insurance for contract required insurance and indemnification compliance (non-insurance transfer).
• Ability to analyze contractual scope of work to identify potential risks to determine insurance and similar financial instruments to limit County risk.
• Ability to interpret analyses, laws, regulations, policies, and procedures associated with risk management and avoidance.
• Ability to develop and make improvements in procedures, forms, and records.
• Ability to communicate proficiently orally and in writing to multiple audiences and organizations.
• Ability to negotiate successfully orally and in writing.
• Ability to attend meetings or perform other assignments at locations outside the primary work location and/or office.
• Ability to manage high volume, concurrent projects, and deadlines

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience: Three to four (3-4) years’ applicable experience in the insurance, legal, financial, or business administration with a strong focus on contract review and development including one (1) year in either the insurance or the finance and risk insurance industry is required.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, Insurance, or related field with a major in accounting; or graduation from a recognized school of accounting.

How To Apply

Visit the website here.

Requisition Number: IRC61969

Job Closes: Open until filled

Prince Georges County, MD

Chief Financial Officer (Full-Time, Hybrid Remote)

The Revenue Authority of Prince George’s County is looking for an enthusiastic individual to fill this senior level management opportunity.

This is a senior level professional position responsible for directing and executing the fiscal functions of the agency. The position involves a high degree of independent judgment, action and initiative when expediting complex accounting assignments and projects.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience: Ten (10) years of professional managerial and accounting experience; CPA preferred
Education: Bachelor's of Science in Accounting

How To Apply
To request an application for the position, click here.

Job Closes: Open until filled

Prince Georges County, MD

Financial Controller (Full-Time, Hybrid Remote)

The Revenue Authority of Prince George’s County is looking for an enthusiastic individual to fill this senior level management opportunity.

This is senior level professional and administrative accounting and financial analysis work. Responsible for performing complex accounting activities in a variety of functional areas. Work involves a considerable degree of latitude for independent judgment, action and initiative when expediting complex accounting assignments and projects. Employee provides technical guidance and training to subordinate level positions

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience: Five (5) years of progressive accounting experience
Education: Bachelor's of Science in Accounting

How To Apply
To request an application for the position, click here.

Job Closes: Open until filled

Frederick County Government

Audit Advisory Board, Vacancies

Harford County is seeking volunteers to serve on the Audit Advisory Board. The Advisory Board serves as an objective body to assist the County Council in fulfilling its oversight of the Office of the County Auditor. A core function of the Board is to validate the County Auditor’s risk assessment, strategy, and audit plan and seek assurance that corrective action is taken when necessary. This ‘third set of eyes’ can assist with ensuring audit reports are understandable to the County Council, County Executive, management officials and the public. The Audit Advisory Board also ensures that internal audit recommendations are taken seriously, and remediation is monitored to ensure effectiveness of local government operations.

County Auditor’s office for Harford County is looking to fill three vacancies on the County’s Audit Advisory Board. Applicants should have audit, accounting, finance or related management experience and must be a resident of Harford County

Auditor Duties

Activities of the office serve to:

  • Enhance the ability of County Council Members to fulfill their legal responsibilities.
  • Add to the credibility and objectivity of financial reports.
  • Monitor existing policies and recommend new policies to prohibit unethical, questionable or illegal activities.
  • Promote the need for public accountability of County Officers to the County Council, citizens and other interested parties.
  • Support measures to improve management performance and internal controls.

Maryland Department of Transportation

The Position

The Maryland Department of Transportation is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Debt Analyst (Administrator I). The Debt Analyst is a member of MDOT’s Office of Finance, Debt Management Department with responsibility for assisting with the MDOT’s debt program, including preparing debt service invoices; assisting with the issuance and closing process of new Bonds, disclosure, and compliance requirements of all Bonds; and monthly reconciliation of accounts. This position is critical in ensuring compliance with government rules and regulations as they pertain to tax-exempt bonds, maintaining required bond records, and assisting in the sale of MDO-issued Bonds.

Requirements

The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. *Two (2) years of this experience must have involved financial management, including reviewing, verifying, and accurately recording financial transactions and information.

Education: Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

How To Apply
To submit an application click here to apply online.

You must complete a MDOT employment application (DTS-1) online to be considered for this recruitment. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MDOT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. No paper applications will be accepted.

Job Closes: Until Filled

Montgomery County Government

The Position

Montgomery County Employee Retirement Plans (MCERP) is seeking a self-motivated candidate with retirement experience and strong organizational skills. Major duties include, but are not limited to:
• Supporting actuarial evaluation of defined benefits
• Conducting studies to develop policy recommendations or identify the financial impact of changes in Plan designs
• Determining eligibility for various defined benefit and defined contribution Plans and Plan features
• Calculating benefit options, making adjustments to benefit amounts, and counseling employees/others, completing the retirement process
• Making adjustments after retirement based on Plan features, audits, major life events and other factors
Contacts are diverse and significant, and require the employee to maintain in-depth, up-to-date knowledge of the Plans administered and pension/retirement issues. This person in this position will require well-developed communication skills to exchange information about programmatic and operational matters with a diverse array of persons having varying levels of technical knowledge, viewpoints, and wants/needs. Communications will include financial impact details with actuaries and accountants to programmatic matters with members of the County Council to individual-specific benefits and options with rank-and-file employees, retirees and other beneficiaries.

Requirements

The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Experience: Considerable (5 years) professional experience in the day-to-day administration of public pension plans, which included determination of eligibility, calculation of benefits, counsel of employees and retirees, coordination with service providers and application of a large number of eligibility and benefit variables across multiple plans, altogether vis-a-vis defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, public administration, accounting, economics, finance or another field that provided strong foundation in the area(s) of assignment.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

How To Apply
To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html
and click on the “Search Jobs and Apply” tab.
Read the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.
Interested candidates must create an online account in order to apply.
The requisition number is IRC62260.

Job Closes: Until Filled

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