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Recruitment #23-004549-0017


If you are looking for an exciting career with great benefits, pension, generous leave, competitive salary, and the opportunity for advancement and professional growth, apply to join the DLI team today!

The Division of Labor and Industry (DLI) is seeking a dedicated candidate to fill an important role within General Administration/Office of the Commissioner. As a member of the DLI team, you can have a fulfilling career, while also enjoying a wide range of benefits such as medical and dental coverage, paid time off (i.e. vacation, sick leave), becoming vested in the State pension, supplemental retirement options, and even joining the Maryland State Employees Credit Union.




10946 Golden West Drive, Ste 160, Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Main Purpose of Job

This position examines, analyzes and interprets the various accounting systems, records and reports within the Division of Labor and Industry by applying generally accepted accounting principles in order to modify and maintain agency accounting systems, cash receipt processes, prepare financial reports or statements and give fiscal advice to management. This position performs specialized duties within the 7 main units of the Division, each with unique funding sources including federal, special, general and revenue funding as well as cash receipts for penalties, fines, and sales. This position is responsible for maintaining and monitoring state and federal fiscal budgeting and accounting and ensuring management is aware of fiscal status on a monthly basis. This position advises on allowable procurements and ensures compliance with funding requirements, State accounting procedures, and all related reporting. This position also serves as a liaison between the Division and the Department's Office of Administration, federal fiscal oversight, and internal and external auditing personnel. This position also assists in legislative responses and special projects. The combined budget for the Division is $21.3 million.


Develop, draft, and prepare complete state budget and federal grant applications for the various units within the Division on an annual basis using appropriate cost accounting.

Monitors on a monthly basis each procurement transaction from the various units for accurate accounting, journal entries, and allocation to their respective budgets, object coding, an fund sources.

Monitors and assists each unit in their daily cash/credit card revenue and reconciles internal receipts with the Departmental revenue reports on a monthly basis and creates simplified reports and charts to share with management.

Assists Office of Administration (OOA) in daily procurement and grant drawdowns and serves as the main point of contact for OOA regarding daily fiscal matters.

Assists in Divisional projects as needed and provides assistance preparing legislative responses and fiscal notes.


Education: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing.

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


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 the required 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.


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

Prior experience as a financial analyst, budget analyst, or similar.

Knowledge of state and federal financial regulatory requirement.

FMIS experience

Advanced computer skills, specifically intermediate level Excel and Google sheets experience.


Not Applicable.


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (Labor/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to Labor/DUI as a result of unemployment insurance overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. *Resumes are not acceptable and not considered in the selection process*

All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. Applications that meet minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.


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.

***Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.



U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status. 

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, You may  submit via email to  Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

MDOL Office of Human Resources
Attn: Accountant Advanced (#23-004549-0017)BF
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Maryland Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MDOL that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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