|COMM - Div of Tourism Film & Arts-MD St Arts Concl
|10/31/2023 1:30:00 PM
|12/12/2023 11:59:00 PM
|$60,801.00 - $97,940.00/year
The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified
applicants for the position of Fiscal Officer within the Division of Marketing, Tourism, and the Arts’, Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC).
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The Fiscal Officer is responsible for budgetary and
administrative operations for MSAC, an agency with a $35 million budget that
advances the arts in our state, ensuring that all Marylanders have access to
the transformative power of the arts.
Duties of the Fiscal Officer include: preparation and
monitoring of MSAC’s operating budget and capital grant program budget request;
compiling data for presentation to the agency Executive Director, Departmental
Budget Analysts and Officers, and the Council; monitoring all expenditures and
receipts; recommending adjustments in the budget; conducting the annual fiscal
year close-out; and providing information to auditors. Incumbent is also responsible for monitoring
and reporting on annual partnership application(s) to the National Endowment
for the Arts; overseeing the agency’s grant payment process; and managing
administrative functions including all procurement contracts, facility
management, inventory, requisitions, expenditures, and documentation of agency
administrative and fiscal procedures. Position will monitor Arts Capital grant
requisitions and expenditures and other tasks in coordination with the Board of
Public Works and the Department of General Services. This position also
supervises an office secretary.
The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal,
written, and oral communication skills; strong analytical and organizational
skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace Apps and/or
other relevant software; in addition to being able to effectively present information,
explain policy and complete concurrent and high priority tasks.
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
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.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Please ensure that you include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
1. Two years of budget preparation and monitoring
2. Related governmental or public accounting experience
including fiscal control reporting.
3. Experience with the State’s Financial Management and
Information System (FMIS).
4. One year of supervisory experience.
5. Two years of professional MS Excel experience.
6. Experience with grants payment processing.
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.
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.
Please make sure you answer the supplemental questionnaire.
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
BARGAINING UNIT STATUS
BARGAINING UNIT: G
If you have questions about this recruitment, please
contact the Department of Commerce at 410-767-6300. You may also visit our
website at: http://commerce.maryland.gov/commerce
It is highly preferred that you apply online. Please attach
a resume along with the supplemental questionnaire to your online
application. If you are unable to apply
online, you may submit the State paper application, resume, and supplemental
questionnaire (by closing date) to: email@example.com
Maryland Department of Commerce - Office of Human Resources
ATTN: Fiscal Officer # 23-004549-0019
World Trade Center – 401 East Pratt Street, 10TH Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
As an E-Verify and 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 and
encourage them to apply.
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