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ACCOUNTANT I

Recruitment #18-006731-0002

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

 300 West Preston Street Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for coding refund daily, reconcile the weekly Harris and Harris invoice, reviewing disbursement transmittals entered in FMIS, reviewing corporate credit card purchases against the correct budgeted object. This position also reviews the monthly charge backs and daily charge back/refund reconciliation.

This is a special appointment position that will serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by three credit hours in Auditing.  

Experience: One year of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.

Notes:  

1. Candidates may substitute a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with thirty credit hours in Accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing, for the required education.  

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

3. 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 one year of the required experience.  

4. Applicants may substitute one year of professional auditing experience for one year of accounting experience.

5. 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 experience and education.  

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1 year of experience leading and training employees.  

1 year of experience creating Excel spreadsheets.    

SELECTION PROCESS

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 assessment may 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.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.   

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If the online application process is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

Questions may be directed to S. Hudson at 410-767-4910.

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. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

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.  For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.