HCD Financial Analyst Trainee (C11009 and C21019)
|Department||DHCD - Division of Finance and Administration|
|Date Opened||3/10/2021 12:01:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||3/24/2021 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$22.96 to $29.73/hourly (Grade 16/base - step 9, with promotional growth up to $36.65)|
|HR Analyst||Christopher Schrader|
These are contractual positions with limited State of Maryland benefits
Work that matters. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in affordable housing and community development. Our team needs several accountant trainees that will challenge the status quo and ask questions, effectively communicate ideas and issues, learn how to practice what you’ve learned in school, be inquisitive and have initiative to independently get questions answered, believe change is good and want to come to work knowing that what they do makes a difference. DHCD has funding available to help residents and small businesses during this financial crisis
DHCD offers limited, subsidized health benefits, flexible work schedule, and job sharing options; training, advancement and career path opportunities; casual business dress Friday as well as during the Summer, a competitive salary and shuttle service for MARC train commuters. Now located in Prince George’s County off of route 50 close by the New Carrollton MARC train station.
LOCATION OF POSITION
7800 Harkins Rd Lanham, MD 20706.
The Department of Housing and Community Development Headquarters is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.
The Division of Finance and Administration (DFA) is seeking to hire and train two highly motivated Financial Analyst Trainees. The Financial Analyst Trainee will to learn how to financially manage multi-million dollar grants according to State and Federal regulations. This is a great opportunity for graduates and/or undergraduates with the Finance or Accounting degree to acquire hands-on experience to learn how to consolidate and analyze financial data in accordance with DHCD’s goals and financial standing. The incumbent will learn how to provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance by reading complicated agreements to approve expenditures and draw revenues to ensure compliance with the grant awards. The position will be responsible for drawing funds from the federal system, reconcile accounts, and issue quarterly federal and financial reports.
Successful candidates will have strong computer skills, effective communications skills, and the ability to take the initiative to ask questions to learn and understand the job.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university.
1. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or documented eligibility to sit for the CPA Examination may be substituted for the educational requirement.
2. Candidates may substitute one year of professional financial analysis experience, such as managing financial asset and debt portfolios, examining, analyzing, and interpreting accounting, budget, grant or real estate investment portfolio records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles for 30 credits on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Accounting Officer classification or Financial Management specialty codes in the accounting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire.
Please note: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.
Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:
Mr. Christopher Schrader
Department of Housing and Community Development
Office of Human Resources
7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 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 Christopher.firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the following information in the body of the email:
- Attn: Christopher Schrader, 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 this position and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application. For questions concerning this position, please call 301-429-7414.
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