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FISCAL ACCOUNTS TECHNICIAN II

Recruitment #13-004523-001

Introduction

RECRUITMENT LIMITED TO CURRENT CONTRACTUAL AND PERMANENT STATE EMPLOYEES

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

 

GRADE

11

LOCATION OF POSITION

200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for the maintenance of vendor tables for State of Maryland’s Financial Management Information System (FMIS), property records for the department and intra-agency transactions.   

POSITION DUTIES

Serves as Agency Vendor Coordinator in R*STARS, process changes, additions and/or deletions to the agency vendor tables; assists with recording inventory equipment; posts inter-state agency expenditure transactions and vender changes; prepares monthly spreadsheets and reports; assists with the reconciling property transactions; collects and reviews invoices, purchase orders and financial reports for completeness and proper coding;  assists with other duties as needed.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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

Experience: One year of experience reconciling agency accounting systems to fiscal control systems or developing automated spreadsheets, ledgers and reports using accounting software packages or identifying budget trends and recommending budget realignments.

Note: Candidates may substitute experience calculating and recording financial, statistical or other numerical data may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

One year of experience working with the State of Maryland’s Financial Management Information System (FMIS) is preferred.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Not Applicable.

Conclusion

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and travel throughout the State are required.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge of applications  used for automated accounting software packages specifically MS Excel;  knowledge of the principles and practices of bookkeeping as it relates to inventory control; knowledge of the common books of accounts and the process of monitoring and reconciling financial records; skill in researching discrepancies in accounting, inventory,  and budgetary data and initiates making necessary adjustments; skill in implementing and using automated accounting software packages; skill in setting up and maintaining spreadsheets and ledgers; skill in  preparing financial reports;  ability to manage work time efficiently and effectively under deadlines; ability to establish and maintain effective harmonious working relationships.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please provide sufficient information on your application to show that you satisfy the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this position online go to http://jobaps.com/MD/jobs/msde which is the preferred method for submitting your application/attachments.  Using this method will allow you to access the document for future recruitments for which you apply and to check that the documents have been attached to the recruitment that requires them.  

If you choose fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments.  In addition, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS#.

Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland  21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment only. If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

 TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

 



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