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Chief Financial Officer

Recruitment #23-005479-0051




301 W. Preston Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The position serves as Chief Financial Officer providing leadership and direction to the Department of Aging. The position directs the following fiscal activities: budgeting, accounting, internal/external auditing, and financial reporting.

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


  • Direct fiscal and management information systems divisions. 
  • Develop short and long-range plans for Department operations and resources.
  • Serve on management team to develop organization structure and staffing.
  • Direct fiscal operations in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and standards of professional practice. 
  • Develop budgets and financial plans. 
  • Direct responses to finding and implementation of corrective actions required by audit reports and financial monitoring visits.
  • Direct and ensure compliance for: 
  1. Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) 
  2. Fleet Management 
  3. Area Agency Financial Report Monitoring
  4. Internal Accounting Controls 
  5. Grants Management
  6. Area Plan Budgets/Grant Awards 
  • Develop financial reports for the Secretary and federal funding agencies.
  • Prepare, analyze and interpret financial and narrative reports of fiscal services activities and projects.
  • Develop projections for grant programs and analyze to determine efficacy. 
  • Ensure financial operations function in accordance with appropriations, and are completed accurately.
  • Ensure that internal controls/separation of functions are maintained according to State guidelines.

Direct the planning and operation of the computer and information technology systems for the Department, including client-based database applications administered by MDoA to the 19 local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA’s) and compliance with federal reporting systems.

Coordinate and prepare documentation for Departmental budget initiatives. Assist in the preparation and delivery of budget testimony, and respond to follow-up requests from Department of Budget and Management and the General Assembly.        


Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.

Experience: Six years of experience in accounting, financial analysis and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.  Three years must have involved supervision of professional employees, and the responsibility for program development operations.


1. Experience working with financial management and budget analysis information systems.

2. Experience using Workday or other HRIS systems. 

3. Experience conducting financial audits. 

4. Knowledge of the State of Maryland's financial operations and procedures.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your resume 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 placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

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.


The evaluation will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your resume and as they relate to the requirements of the position.  You may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.  The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your resume.



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, Room 608 
Baltimore, MD 21201  

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the job number and must be received by the closing date.  Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application. If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-4850. 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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 applicants are encouraged to apply. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. 

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