Skip to Main Content


Chief Financial Officer

Recruitment #22-004529-0010


The Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MDCAAH&C), is seeking an experienced and energetic individual to fill the position of Fiscal Services Administrator II (Chief Financial Officer). 

This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.




84 Franklin Street, Annapolis, MD. 21401


This position will serve as the Chief Financial Officer for the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC) and the Banneker-Douglass Museum. The main purpose of this position is to manage and direct the fiscal affairs for MCAAHC and the Banneker-Douglass Museum. The management and direction of these affairs is directly related to the mission of MCAAHC to accomplish its goals and objectives with efficiency and fiscal constraint.

Job duties include:

· Directing fiscal operations for the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture that include the accounting and HR procedures for the Banneker-Douglass Museum.

· Developing, evaluating & implementation of policies and procedures; 

· Preparation of the annual operating budget;

· Management of operating budget expenditures and revenues;

· Statistical and analytical reporting for special projects; and,

· Internal controls and audits.

· Oversight of procurement activities

· Management of program, capital, and operational grants

· Manage and oversees corporate purchasing card program


Education: 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, including or supplemented by 3 credit hours in auditing.

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


1. Applicants who had 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.

2. 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.

3. Applicants may substitute one year of professional budgeting experience or one year of professional auditing experience for one year of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Administration classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the financial field on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

1. Experience with preparing the annual operating budget for a state agency and grant program
2. Three years of supervisory or managerial experience involving evaluating and developing the performance of fiscal service supervisory and staff support and timekeeping functions for over 10 employees.
3. Experience with equipment and supply inventory functions. 
4. Experience with fiscal compliance audits and fiscal audits. 
5. Experience working with FMIS, the State's Financial Management Information System.


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. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.


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.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:     

Department of Budget and Management

recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street

Baltimore, Maryland   21201

Recruitment # 22-004529-0010    

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

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.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

Powered by JobAps