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Accounts Receivable & Non-UFD Grant Manager

Recruitment #24-004547-0003





Howard County Health Department
8930 Stanford Blvd.
Columbia, MD 21045


Supervises Accounts Receivable unit and give guidance to the Banking Unit. Prepare accounting reports, perform fiscal analyses and projections, reconcile aging reports and cash receipts. Play lead role in fiscal year end closing and assists senior staff such as the Deputy Health Officer, Director Fiscal Services Unit and Grant managers in preparing budgets and researching and resolving problems relating to fiscal matters of the Department. This position may be declared essential on a case-by-case basis by the Health Officer, or designee, for emergency response to a specific Mass Casualty or disaster event. Should this position be declared essential, the employee will be notified by phone, in person, or in writing as appropriate. Notification of essential status for the event will require the employee's presence at a work location as assigned. In accordance with the Inclement Weather policy, in the event that the State declares liberal leave in effect, this position is declared essential and the employee is expected to report or remain at work only if scheduled to staff a clinic, see clients or is otherwise requested by the Health Officer or designee.

This position is eligible for hybrid telework. 

  • Prepares, reconciles and submits modifications for various budgets for Bureaus within the Department
  • Prepares, reconciles and make modifications as required
  • Monitors budgets and grants to assure accuracy and compliance with Federal, State, and County requirements
  • Monitors Howard County Government financial system and reconciles to the DHMH Financial Management Information System (FMIS)
  • Assists in the maintenance and coordination of reports on multiple systems for over sixty separate grants monthly
  • Act as liaison with information services staff in providing the best internal controls for the Department's system
  • Provides supervision, guidance and training for Accounts Receivable staff
  • Reconciles Accounts Receivable aging reports and cash receipts
  • Monitors client billing and prepares reports for Bureau and Program Directors on billing and collections
  • Provides directions and reviews accounting procedures to assure compliance with Federal, State, and local requirements
  • Prepares variety of monthly and quarterly invoices for internal and external customers
  • Assist and provides requested information and prepares responses to Federal, State, and County auditors
  • Assist with special projects as requested by the Fiscal Services Chief II and other duties as necessary


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

Experience: Two 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.


Desired Qualifications
  • Experience preparing, examining, analyzing, and interpreting financial statements
  • Experience maintaining accurate records on grant awards and expenditures
  • Experience monitoring MOUs and contracts
  • Experience preparing appropriate fiscal documents
  • Experience logging and tracking funding packets and maintaining other necessary documentation of fiscal transactions for audit and other purposes


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

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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