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Baltimore County, MD

OPENING DATE: 06/15/22

The purpose of this class is to provide leadership and oversee planning, direction, control and evaluation of all work associated with the day-to-day operations of the College’s Payroll Department. 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.

Bachelor’s degree required, in Finance, Accounting, or Business preferred and Master’s degree preferred. Five (5) years of full time payroll management experience and three (3) years of supervisory experience required. Payroll Professional (CPP) certification preferred and experience required in financial management and with online payroll systems. Knowledge of current federal/state laws and regulations as they relate to employee wages and benefits required.
For best consideration please apply by July 5, 2022.

1. Manage the overall day-to-day operations of the Payroll Department.
2. Plan, coordinate and implement projects, programs and/or initiatives.
3. Supervise, advise, and evaluate assigned staff.
4. Prepare, analyze and provide reports on miscellaneous subjects, as requested.
5. Serve as liaison between College departments, vendors, government agencies and/or other external organizations.
6. Manage operating budget for assigned division or function, as required.
7. Oversee and direct response to payroll audit questions.
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.

1. Manage and provide strategic and operational leadership for the development, improvement and maintenance of systems, processes and resources.
2. Oversee the prompt and accurate payment of each employee in accordance with Board of Trustees policies, system personnel policies, and pertinent laws and regulations.
3. Responsible for payroll strategy, planning, and communications.
4. Monitor the review and approval of payment vouchers for all employee health benefits, taxes, shelters, tax liens, garnishment orders, and voluntary payroll liabilities.
5. Audit the accuracy and integrity of federal, state and local payroll tax withholdings and reporting.
6. Oversee the year-end tax balancing and reporting.
7. Design short-term and long-term strategies to achieve continuous improvement and efficiencies in payroll processing and delivery operations.
8. Prepare and transmit biweekly payroll bank deposit.
9. Monitor and apply FLSA laws, applicable union contracts, college/board policy, as related to hours and rates of pay.

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.

To view full job details and complete an online application, please go to: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/ccbcmd/fulltimestaff/jobs/3596839/director-payroll?keywords=Director%2C%20Payroll&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

For assistance with the application process please contact CCBC Human Resources at:
443-840-4729 or careers@ccbcmd.du

Dorchester County, MD

Director of Finance
Full time with Benefits
Salary Commensurate with Experience

This position is responsible for the management of the Finance Department for Dorchester County. This position reports to the County Manager and County Council. This position is responsible for overall supervision and management that includes, but is not all inclusive, billing and collection of County, State and Municipal Real Property Taxes; accounting; payroll; budget development and administration; financial reporting; banking services coordination; general ledger; accounts payable and receivable; and adhering to generally accepted accounting principles. This position requires a strong leader with effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: High School/GED is required. An undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university is required.
CPA is required.
Experience: A minimum of seven (7) years of experience involving the management of public sector finance or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

A Master’s Degree in business, public administration or finance is preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
A Certified Public Accountant license is required. Must possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License or equivalent.

Residency Requirement:
The Director of Finance must be a resident of Dorchester County or take up and continue residence in the County within six (6) months of appointment.

Complete background check will be conducted including pre-employment drug screening.

To apply submit a letter of interest, resume and completed County application. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For best consideration please return no later than June 13, 2022 to HR, 501Court Lane, Cambridge, MD 21613. Applications can be downloaded at www.dorchestercountymd.com


Posted: 6/21/2022

Cecil County, MD

Accounting Manager

Cecil County Department of Finance is seeking an Accounting Manager with a salary range of $69,511- $110,330. (Grade 123G) This position performs complex administrative, financial, and accounting work managing the day-to-day accounting processes, manages the preparation of the County’s interim and year-end financial statements.  This position offers strategic leadership and direction to Department Heads and supports County Executive and the Director, Finance by providing necessary financial data and expert advice.  The position plays a critical role in ensuring the County delivers services and programs efficiently within budget.  This is a managerial level position in Accounting.  Position supervises employees in the areas of accounting and accounts payable.


POSITION REQUIREMENTSBachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required; Master’s degree. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the management of fiscal activities and accounting systems.  A minimum of which three (3) of those years must have been in supervisory experience *An interested candidate with an equivalent combination of education and experience as listed above may be considered. Possession of a valid Class “C” non-commercial driver’s license with no more than three (3) points.  Possession of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license preferred.


DUTIES: Ensure the timely and accurate preparation of the County’s accounting records. Manage and oversee the completion of the comprehensive annual financial report ACFR -133 Single Audit, and any other County audits. Supervises the daily operations of Accounting and Accounts Payable. Understands grant requirements, works with departments on grant applications, and monitors adherence to them by County departments. Coordination of month and year-end closings. Assists with the preparation and management of the County budget Prepares reports and correspondence as directed.


Application Procedure: Please go to www.ccgov.org to complete an application/ submit a resume.


Posted: 6/13/2022
Closes: 6/24/2022

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.


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

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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