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Queen Anne's County

Job Title: Accountant II, Queen Anne's County, Centreville, MD 21617

Salary: $60,451 - $71,000 Annually

Description: This position provides accounting and financial services requiring mostly independent activity under the direction and supervision of the Chief Accounting Officer.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major
course work in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and a
minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing comparable accounting
tasks, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Governmental or non-profit sector preferred, but not required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Possession of a Class C Motor Vehicle Operator’s License issued by the
Maryland MVA (or equivalent), or the ability to obtain such a license within
thirty days after employment to the position.


Posted: 1/11/2023
Closing Date: 01/31/2023


Howard County Government

Job Title: Fiscal Specialist II - Finance, Controller's Office, Pension

Salary: $32.27 - $58.58 Hourly; $67,127.00 - $121,844.00 Annually

Description: Performs professional accounting work. Responsible for applying generally accepted accounting
principles (GAAP) and procedures to analyze financial data. Prepare accurate and timely financial
reports and statements, the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). Ensures appropriate
accounting control procedures are in place to effectively prepare, analyze and reconciling financial
statements. Assignments require evaluative thinking and are carried out in accordance with GAAP and
relative County polices. The work includes responsible contacts with employees in other departments,
other governmental agencies, and financial institutions. Develop and propose recommendation for
improved departmental procedures based on GAAP and GASB regulations.


  • Include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
  • Assists in preparing, analyzing, and reconciling quarterly financial statements and supporting
    worksheets for presentation to the pension committees. Assist in the review and monitoring of daily
    posting of journal entries (revenues and expenses) to each Plan and investment activities to nonmanaged funds.
  • Assist in the preparation of the schedule of anticipated cash flows and works directly with the Penson
  • Manager to develop reinvestment plans of the surplus cash.
  • Assists in the review of invoices from investment managers for both pension plans for accuracy and to
    ensure payments are processed timely and accurately.
  • Assists in the monthly close of the alternative investments with the custodian and reconcile the financial
    information for each fund for accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting.
  • Reviews custodian’s published reports to other reports for accuracy of allocation of resources to each
    Pension Plan.
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual budget for both pension plans.
  • Stays abreast of new developments in Generally Accepted Accounting Standards, statements of the
    Governmental Accounting Standards Board and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards. Research
    accounting issues as required.?
  • Ensures all financial reporting deadlines are met.
  • Assists in evaluating, testing, and implementing new systems within the division.
  • Learns and performs all essential job functions accurately.
  • Works and cooperates with co-workers and supervisors at all levels.


Bachelor's Degree and two (2) years of related experience.


  • Bachelor's Degree with major course work in Accounting and experience in governmental accounting
  • Possess strong working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software packages.
  • Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or other related professional certification is
  • Experience in Cash and investment reporting, specifically alternative investments.
  • Experience in Defined Benefit Plans Accounting.
  • Familiarity with actuarial reports.
  • Experience handling confidential information.
  • Detail oriented and must possess strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning systems a plus.


Posted: 12/29/2022
Closing Date: 01/12/2023


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.

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.


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

Posted until position is filled

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.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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.

• 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.


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

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