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HCD Financial Analyst II (056704)

Supervisor of General Accounting

Recruitment #22-001218-0003

Introduction



This is a Skill Service position with full State of Maryland Benefits 

Work that matters. The Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development(DHCD) is a national leader in affordable housing and community development. We are good but strive to be great. To make this happen our team needs members who will challenge the status quo, effectively communicate ideas and issues, independently bring forth practical and efficient solutions, believe change is good and want to come to work knowing that what they do makes a difference.

GRADE

19

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.

POSITION DUTIES

This position serves as Supervisor of General Accounting within the Division of Finance and Administration. This position has direct oversight of invoicing, payments for operating expenses, subsidized mortgage, grant disbursements; construction loan draws and reviews accruals at year end, payroll allocation, direct and indirect overhead allocation, inventory and reporting and financial analysis including trending data. This position works closely with program staff on all invoicing, payments and cash receipts. This position supervises lower-level fiscal staff in payment of subsidy mortgages, construction loan draws, grant payments to local government and non-profit organizations, single family loan payments and operating expense payments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university.  

Experience: Two years 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.  

Notes:                 

1. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or documented eligibility to sit for the CPA Examination may be substituted for the educational requirement.               

2. A Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required experience.  

3. 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.  

4. 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 and experience. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience supervising accounts payable professionals         

Knowledge of government accounting practices

Knowledge of processing invoices and travel expenses 

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position. 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:
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.schrader@maryland.gov.
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 these positions and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application.For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7414.
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.



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