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Montgomery County, MD

Program Specialist II (Accounts Receivable Specialist), Grade N21
Montgomery County Government
Department of Finance
Rockville, MD, US
Salary Range: $57,455 - $93,895

The Accounts Receivable (A/R) Specialist (Program Specialist II) is a senior position in the A/R section responsible for accurate recording, tracking, and reporting of A/R activities. This position works closely with all levels of employees in the County who deal with receivables and collections of funds as well as the General Accounting section of the Controller Division, Department of Finance.

This position requires handling of large data and spreadsheets and working knowledge of accounting rules and principles. This position will assist in documenting procedures, performing testing in the Oracle Financial system, resolving complex system issues, and recommending to the A/R supervisor or manager ways to improve efficiency and accuracy. This position will handle special projects involving research and independent work to complete and document findings and present recommendations to management.

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:Two (2) years of professional experience in accounts receivable.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

 

Posted: 8/11/22
Closes: 8/26/22

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

Caroline County, MD

Deputy Director: Caroline County Office of Finance

Annual Salary: $69,237 - $87,751 Depending upon experience

 

The Department:  The Caroline County Office of Finance oversees the collection of revenues, expenditure of funds, compliance with generally accepted accounting procedures, and adherence to the operating and capital budgets adopted by the County Commissioners.  The Office of Finances pays bills, tracks financial obligations, keeps accounting records, and advises the County Commissioners and senior management team.  The Office also reports on all financial transactions and participates in the annual fiscal audit.

 

About the Position: Finance position is a highly technical and specialized management job assignment within the Office of Finance. Thorough knowledge of the County, Federal and State grants programs. This position requires a firm understanding of finance and accounting practices and procedures in compliance with normal accepted industry practices.  Supervisory ability is required including the ability to exercise good judgment and the ability to make independent decisions within the bounds of established policies and procedures. This position may require the ability to manage other employees in the performance of administrative work. In addition, an employee must have the ability to manage complex projects with a high degree of independent judgement and discretion. Effective oral and written communication skills are a necessity. A high degree of organizational aptitude and the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines. The employee plans and performs assignments independently, referring to the department head when matters are unclear or require management level decisions. May assist and direct clerical and/or fiscal employees while establishing and maintaining methods and procedures. Most work occurs in an office setting where professional behavior, attitude, and attire are required.

How to Apply:  Submit a resume and completed county application to: Caroline County Office of Human Resources, 602 Crystal Avenue, Denton, Maryland 21629. Call 410.479.4105 to receive an application by fax or email.  Applications can also be downloaded by http://www.carolinemd.org/DocumentCenter/View/1801. Save and complete application and email to: hrposting@carolinemd.org

Posted: 8/10/2022
Closed: 8/26/2022

Howard County, MD

Legislative Auditor (Fiscal Manager I)
POSITION SUMMARY/CLASS DESCRIPTION

STARTING SALARY HIRING RANGE:
$35.41 - $47.78 hourly
$73,653 - $99,375 annually

Performs varied professional governmental auditing and program analysis work. Work involves conducting performance audits, program analyses, and legislative analyses; participating in the presentation of findings and recommendations to the County legislative and executive staff; and analyzing budget proposals and the operational and financial results of County programs. Work is expected to be performed to professional and technical standards. Work results are evaluated through observation, conferences, and review of work papers, findings, recommendations, and reports.

CLASS DEFINITION:
Performs mid-management and advanced level financial, auditing, or budgeting work under general supervision from an administrative or technical superior. Work may include planning, organizing, and supervising the activities of a unit; coordinating budget activities; auditing electronic data processing systems; resolving major program problems; and developing, evaluating, and implementing financial budgeting or auditing programs and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Conducts performance audits, including assessing risk assessments and evaluating internal controls; prepares work papers and may draft routine reports. Analyzes operating and capital budget requests subject to the County Council's appropriation authority, prepares memos including points of interest summarizing the results of the analysis, and assists in presenting findings and recommendations to the County Auditor. Analyzes the fiscal and operational impact of proposed legislation and presents findings to their supervisor.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of related experience.

 

Posted: 8/4/2022
Closes: 8/16/2022

City of Hagerstown

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
DOQ ($50,689.60 - $81,452.80)

This is a professional and limited supervisory position entailing maintenance and review of fiscal accounts. The Senior Accountant assists in maintaining complex fiscal records applying professional accounting principles and methods. This position assists in administration and supervision of accounting and budgeting functions. Work involves conducting analyses and evaluating municipal accounting problems through the exercise of considerable independent judgment subject to the established policies and procedures. Additionally, this position assists in the formulation and administration of policies and procedures relating to accounting and budget functions. Work is reviewed by and general supervision is received from the Accounting and Budget Manager. Some duties include, but are not limited to, reviewing and analyzing reports such as cash receipts, billing journals, budget, revenue, expenditure and other misc. reports; reconciling account balances such as cash, accounts receivable and accounts payable; assisting the Accounting and Budget Manager and the Director of Finance in the preparation of the comprehensive annual financial report; assisting with payroll review, reconciliation and processing; assisting with yearly physical inventory.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. A minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in administration of accounting and budgeting functions is required. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to maintain a complex accrual ledger and supporting records applying professional accounting principles and methods, strong organizational and time management skills, as well as, considerable independent judgment subject to the established policies and procedures. Advanced use of spreadsheet, word processing, and report writing software applications is also required. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record in accordance with City policy.

Contact: For a detailed job description or to apply online, please visit our website at www.hagerstownmd.org. Deadline to apply is Friday, August 19th, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. Candidates requiring special assistance should call (301) 739-8577, Ext. 108.

 

Posted: 8/4/2022
Closes: 8/19/2022

Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

Chief Financial Officer

This newly created position serves as one of three Assistant Managers in the Township reporting directly to the Township Manager. The CFO is primarily focused on the financial strategy and long-term planning aspects of the Township. The CFO will establish, implement, and maintain alignment across all operations to ensure the long-term growth, sustainability, and stability of the Township. This position oversees the departments of Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology, all of which have a director who reports directly to the CFO.

The ideal candidate’s background will include experience with strategic planning, cross-departmental collaboration, applying best business management practices, and motivating staff as an inspirational leader. A bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, finance, or related field is required along with 10 years of relevant experience including 5 years of supervisory experience. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree, and certification as a CPFO or CPA. Experience in local government is less important than experience as a leader and strategic thinker.

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Posted: 5/16/2022

Gaithersburg, MD

Finance Systems Support Manager

The City of Gaithersburg is searching for an experienced Finance Systems Support Manager to manage, maintain, and provide support services for finance-related information systems and technology programs used by the Department.
As the Finance Systems Support Manager, you will be responsible for configuring, supporting, managing, and administering finance-related computer applications in support of the City's finance operations; providing advanced technical computer expertise and end user support on finance-related applications (such as Munis financial management, Kronos timekeeping management, and ADP Payroll); troubleshooting and resolving operational and applications problems; planning, organizing, and conducting training for personnel; and coordinating departmental information technology functions with other City departments.
Must be self-motivated, action-oriented, and deadline-driven, and a resourceful and fast learner who has advanced knowledge/understanding of and experience managing a variety of finance-related information systems. Customer service is a top priority; good judgment, strong initiative, and outstanding collaborative and interpersonal skills are essential.

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Posted: 3/31/2022

Centreville, MD

Chief Accounting Officer

This position functions as a member of the County’s management team by managing and directing the personnel and financial functions of the accounting and payroll division of the Department of Budget and Finance.  At the direction of the Director of Budget and Finance, leads and supervises approximately five or more subordinate professionals engaged in the provision of Accounting and General Ledger functions (including Payroll and Accounts Payable); Financial Reporting functions (including preparation of the County’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Report, Grants, Capital Projects, and Fixed Assets); and Budget Amendment functions (including review and approval of all budget amendments).  Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and performance evaluation of these functions.  Manages the daily operations of these aspects of the County’s finances.

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or related field is required. A minimum of five (5) years of progressive accounting experience (governmental accounting strongly preferred).  Supervisory experience is also preferred.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

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Posted: 3/24/2022

Rockville, MD

Accountant/Auditor III

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. The selected employee will perform professional accounting/auditing work. The employee must understand Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) accounting standards and other requirements related to governmental, enterprise, special revenue, internal service, and fiduciary funds, and County grants, capital projects, retiree pension payroll, and fixed assets; Federal OMB cost principles; and the budgeting and accounting procedures for capital projects with grant and/or debt funding sources. Employee will be expected to be proficient in using ERP accounting systems and other current technology.

Duties may include, but are not limited to: preparing analyses of statements and reports and making recommendations regarding the analyses; preparing records for the disbursement of funds; preparing financial statements and disclosures for the Annual Financial Report; reconciling accounts in preparation of year-end closings; serving as financial resource person; preparing and analyzing bank reconciliation statements and preparing expenditure or grant reports; and preparing and accounting for retirees' pension payroll along with the associated Maryland State Tax withholding and IRS reporting.

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Posted: 2/7/2022

Baltimore City, MD

Assistant Director of Finance

Maryland 529 is an independent State Agency responsible for administering two IRC Section 529 College Savings Plans; the Maryland Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer Prepaid College Trust and the Maryland Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer College Investment Plan. The Maryland Prepaid College Trust (MPCT) is a "defined benefit" type plan and the Maryland College Investment Plan (MCIP) is a "defined contribution" type plan, both of which are designed to provide ways for families to save for future college expenses and reduce reliance on future student loan debt. In addition, the agency also administers the State's 529A program through the ABLE Act designed for Americans living with disabilities. The agency is overseen by an 11 member Board of Directors and the Executive Director. The Director of Finance directs and manages all accounts and financial operations for the agency. This position reports to and assists the Director of Finance.

This position is located in downtown Baltimore and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

This position serves as the Assistant Director of Finance and is responsible for oversight and recordation of revenues and fees, reviewing bank reconciliations, Investment Reconciliations prepared by advanced accountant , approval of invoices processed by advanced accountant in FMIS, review and approval Journal Entries prepared by the advanced accountant. This position is responsible for reviewing operating expenditures within R*STARS, the State's Financial System as well as Quickbooks, the agency's subsystem used to record all financial activities on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. This position serves as the agency PCPA and manages agency corporate purchasing.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

At least 3 year's experience of using FMIS.
Relevant State of Maryland experience in any of the following areas: budget, accounting, procurement, payroll and/or personnel.
Experience using MS-Office tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
Experience using Accounting Software.

 

Posted: 8/11/2022
Closes: 9/30/2022

 

Community College of Baltimore County, MD

JOB TITLE: Analyst I, Purchasing
SALARY: $41,385.00 - $43,906.00 Annually

The purpose of this class is to coordinate the procurement card program and to assist the Director of Purchasing as liaison between the Purchasing Department and the College community.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Associate's Degree and three years purchasing experience involving duties such as soliciting, evaluating, and awarding contracts or ensuring compliance with applicable regulations; knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office applications. Demonstrated proficiency with computers, spreadsheets, word processing and online financial management systems required.

CLASS SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Coordinate the application, training and transaction maintenance for the procurement card program and act as liaison between the College and the bank.
  2. Perform random audits of procurement card transactions.
  3. Prepare solicitation documents
  4. Post solicitation documents on e-Maryland Marketplace.
  5. Prepare Board exhibits.
  6. Establish sources of supply and generate a source list for College purchases.
  7. Maintain list of long term contracts.
  8. Generate correspondence for contracts, event agreements, and renewals.

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.

Posted: 8/5/2022
Closes: 10/1/2022

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

Rockville, MD

Accountant/Auditor Supervisor (General Accounting Supervisor)

The department is hiring Accountant/Auditor Supervisor (General Accounting Supervisor) positions which are responsible for the units that account for the County's Funds (examples provided in parentheses), including: General, Capital Projects, Debt Service, Special Revenue (Fire, Mass Transit), Enterprise (Solid Waste, Parking), Internal Service (Health Benefits, Risk Management), Trust (retirement plans and OPEB), and Custodial Funds. Accounting Supervisor positions may also supervise fixed asset and long-term debt accounting, bank reconciliation program, or financial reporting for the County’s financial statements and act as liaison with County Component Unit agencies and selected other departments and funds.

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.

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Posted: 3/14/2022

Lanham, MD or Baltimore, MD

Community Program Administrator I (Project Manager)-- 2 Positions 

These Project Manager positions administer Division of Neighborhood Revitalization programs. One position primarily manages grants, loans, and other services provided to local governments, nonprofit organizations and businesses, ensuring compliance with Departmental standards, and regulatory and statutory requirements. The other position primarily supports the Sustainable Communities (SC) designation and renewal process. Responsibilities for both positions include managing grants, monitoring projects, providing technical assistance, assisting with the development and implementation of program policies and procedures, and working closely with key officials, local governments, nonprofit organizations and other internal and external customers to ensure compliance with regulations, policy, laws and standards. In particular, Position 1 helps to manage the Community Development Block Grant and Maryland Affordable Housing Trust Programs, and Position 2 helps to manage the Sustainable Communities designation program.

Position 1: The CDBG/Maryland Affordable Housing Trust Position will operate primarily out of the Department’s office in Lanham and help manage federal and state community development programs.

Position 2: The State Revitalization Programs-Sustainable Communities Position will operate primarily out of the Department’s office in Baltimore City and help manage the Sustainable Communities designation process.

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Posted: 3/1/2022

Rockville, MD

Performance Management and Data Analyst III/Accounting Compliance Analyst

MCERP is seeking an Accounting Compliance Analyst (Performance Management Data Analyst) who will be responsible for the accounting and compliance monitoring of the assets of the Montgomery County Employee Retirement Plans.

You will be:

  • Accounting and reporting for the four retirement plan trust funds and the retiree health benefits trust.
  • Reviewing retirement benefit calculations to ensure compliance with county codes.
  • Analyzing and researching complex accounting/financial issues and preparing written/oral reports addressing issues related to the retirement plans.
  • Preparing work papers, schedules, exhibits and summaries to support audit findings.
  • Overseeing the third party recordkeeper, related to corrections of employee accounts, outside agency contribution reconciliations, and other regulatory compliance issues.
  • Coordinating the ongoing demands of Oracle and PeopleSoft system administration related to changes, testing and recommendations for program updates.
  • Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with assigned departments and outside agencies.
  • Driving continuous improvements by creating and updating standard operating procedures (SOPs).

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Posted: 2/28/2022

Gaithersburg, MD

Finance Director

The City of Gaithersburg’s new Finance Director will have the opportunity to join a financially stable, debt-free organization in one of Maryland’s premier communities. Residents of Gaithersburg enjoy an impeccable quality of life, thanks in part to its team of City staff who work diligently to provide excellent customer service. The City has received the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Award and Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting for many years and is consistently cited amongst the top destinations to live in the United States. The Finance Director plans, organizes, directs, and manages all of the City’s financial activities. In this capacity, the Director interprets and applies the principles and practices of public finance administration and establishes departmental policies and procedures. As a member of the City’s Senior Leadership Team, the Director reports to the City Manager. The Finance Director currently has three direct reports (Comptroller, Budget Manager, and Procurement Manager).

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Posted: 1/26/2022

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