HCD Financial Manager II 
Director of Government Accounts
|Department||DHCD - Division of Finance and Administration|
|Date Opened||10/31/2017 2:13:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||11/14/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$73,612 - $105,401/Annually (Grade 24/base to step 14, with potential growth to $118,197)|
|HR Analyst||Drew Holcombe|
This is a permanent Management Service position.
The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is a national leader in the development of affordable housing and community development lending. We are proud to be at the forefront in implementing housing policies that promotes and preserves homeownership and creating innovative community development initiatives to meet the challenges of a growing Maryland.
LOCATION OF POSITION
7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706
The Department of Housing and Community Development's Headquarters Office is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.
The Division of Finance and Administration is seeking a qualified senior level Director of Government Accounting to manage two units each having a Controller position with fourteen (14) accountant professionals. The Department of Housing and Community Development has an operating budget in excess of $362 million annually. This position will hire, train and coach a professional team in cash management, accounting policies, new program setup and general communications with program staff. This position will be responsible to ensure all deadlines for the unit are met with satisfaction including the annual operating budget submission and that operating expenses are reconciled and closed by July 31st. In addition, this position will be responsible for process improvements, developing desk procedures, and oral and written financial presentations to executive staff.
The successful candidate must be able to work independently, be comfortable working with auditors, take initiative and coach a team of professionals to meet stringent deadlines. Must have experience in financial analysis trending and excel skills utilizing financial formulas.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
Experience: Five years of experience in accounting, financial analysis, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles. Two years must have involved supervision of professional accountant employees, responsibility for program development or operations.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:
Department of Housing and Community Development
Office of Human Resources
7800 Harkins Road
Lanham, Maryland 20706.
All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the following information in the body of the email:
- Attn: Drew Holcombe, Senior HR Generalist
- Your First and Last Name
- Recruitment #
- Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment
Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in the position and cannot apply online please fill out the revised paper application which can be found on JobAps. For questions concerning this position, please call 301-429-7546.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.