State of Maryland

ACCOUNTANT MANAGER II (#004554)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $57,878.00-$92,930.00 Yearly


GRADE

20

CLASS ATTRIBUTES

MANAGEMENT SERVICE      BARGAINING UNIT: M

NATURE OF WORK

An Accountant Manager II is one of three managerial levels overseeing advanced accounting work in the areas of cost accounting, systems accounting, federal fund accounting or bond and loan accounting. Employees in this classification supervise Accountant Supervisor II positions.

Employees in this classification receive managerial supervision from an Accountant Manager III or other designated administrator.

Positions in this classification are evaluated using the classification job evaluation methodology. The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of a class description or class specification.

The Accountant Manager II is differentiated from Accountant Manager I in that the Accountant Manager II has full managerial responsibility and directly supervises Accountant Supervisor II positions while the Accountant Manager I has full managerial responsibility and directly supervises Accountant Supervisor I positions.  Accountant Manager II is differentiated from the Accountant Manager III in that the Accountant Manager III has full managerial responsibility and directly supervises Accountant Manager I or Accountant Manager II positions.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Plans, directs and administers the cost accounting, systems accounting, federal fund accounting, or bond and loan accounting activities of an agency in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures;

Plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the work of Accountant Supervisor II positions and related fiscal staff;

Directs training programs for accounting staff in the areas of cost accounting, systems accounting, federal fund accounting, or bond and loan accounting;

Analyzes and interprets pertinent laws and regulations and ensures that they are properly applied to agency accounting systems in the area of cost accounting, systems accounting, federal fund accounting, or bond and loan accounting;

Ensures that cost accounting, systems accounting, federal fund accounting, or bond and loan accounting systems or system changes are compatible with the agency's general accounting systems;

Ensures that decisions made in the areas of cost accounting, systems accounting, federal fund accounting, or bond and loan accounting are properly documented and defends the decisions before funding source officials, auditors and agency executives;

Approves and signs cost accounting, systems accounting, federal fund accounting or bond and loan accounting reports and statements and submits the reports or statements to funding agencies, control agencies and management;

Reviews audit reports and meets with accounting staff to prepare responses to audit exceptions and develops corrective action plans, presents responses and corrective action plans to management and auditors and implements corrective action plans;

Performs other related duties.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Class Descriptions are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

A Class Description provides information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements for a classification in the Management Service in which all positions have been designated Special Appointments.  Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, specific Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.  

This is a Management Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are in Management Service.  

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, Annotated Code of Maryland, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded from collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.  

Date Revised

July 21, 2017

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 004554; EST: ; REV: 7/21/2017;

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