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FISCAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR II

Fiscal Branch Manager

Recruitment #17-004529-0008

Introduction

Our mission is to ensure that Marylanders are provided the tools needed to prepare for, mitigate against, respond to, and recover from emergencies & disasters. 

NOTE: While the position is full-time day-shift under day-to-day conditions, it is subject to an on-call rotating schedule according to assignment within the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) to attend to all emergencies on a statewide 24/7 basis.

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

5401 Rue St Lo Drive

Reisterstown, MD 21136

Main Purpose of Job

This position directly reports to the Chief Financial Officer. The Fiscal Branch Manager directs, plans, and organizes MEMA's Finance and Budget branch including accounting, financial management information systems, budget management, financial planning, and procurement. The position has administrative responsibility for all financial functions, provides financial services applying current technology to ensure MEMA operations are consistently and appropriately funded, develops financial policies and procedures for immediate and long range financial management and planning, ensures compliance with State and federal rules and regulations and serves as an advisor to the Chief Financial Officer and other executive staff on all budget, fiscal reporting, and financial business goals and objectives for MEMA.

POSITION DUTIES

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounting and Financial management information systems work
  • Coordination of State and Legislative Audits
  • Budget Management
  • Financial Planning and Management
  • Policy and Procedures
  • Financial Reporting
  • Coordinating with Grants Branch
  • Procurement
  • Emergency and disaster response and recovery operations as needed and/or assigned by the Agency Executive Director, Directors or Operations personnel

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with thirty credit hours in Accounting or related courses, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing.

Experience: Five years of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting financial systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles or other fiscal related work.

Notes:

1. Applicants who had met the requirements for admission to the CPA examination prior to July 1, 1974 will be considered to have met the educational requirements referenced above.  

2. Possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Master's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required experience.    

3. Additional professional budgeting experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet 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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.  

Please make sure that you provide complete and accurate information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the above closing date.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To submit your qualifying documents; the preferred method is to upload them using the "other" tab on the online application.  We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

MEMA - HR

ATTN: Kristi Metzger

5401 Rue Saint Lo Drive

Reisterstown, MD 21136

For more information, please call 410-517-3615. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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