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Recruitment #22-004529-0007




MDH, Laboratories Administration, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

Under the Deputy Director of the Laboratories Administration this position is responsible for all fiscal and accounting operations within the Laboratories Administration (Administration), an organization of 200+ permanent and contractual employees, a central public health laboratory in Baltimore City, and two (2) regional laboratories located in Salisbury and Cumberland. Duties of the position include budget formulation, administration, projection and analysis, cost accounting, test cost analysis, general accounting, responding to audits, small and large commodity purchases, grants, contracts, MOUs and leases, billing and collections, inventory, legislative coordination and legislative fiscal impact statements, personnel staffing, fleet management and supervising administrators, administrative officers and others involved in or performing fiscal duties within the Administration,


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university OR a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in accounting and related courses, both options must be including or supplemented by 3 credit hours in auditing and Four years of experience examining, analyzing, and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.


Preferred candidates should possess the following:

  • Experience with financial accounting (including creating financial statements and disclosures) and analysis;
  • Experience with the State of Maryland and/or State accounting systems such as R*STARS;
  • Experience supervising subordinate staff (including assignment and review of work, performance evaluation, time and leave approval, training and employee discipline methods; and,
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel.

    This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

    Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

    Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

    Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. 

    Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



    Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

    If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

    For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

    If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

    Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

    We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

    People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

    As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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