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UI Tax Accountant Professional IV

MDUI Accounts Receivable Unit

Recruitment #24-001163-0006

Introduction

The Maryland Department of Labor, (MDOL), Division of Unemployment Insurance is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of UI Tax Accountant Professional IV (Accounts Receivable Unit). This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year after the closing date of the announcement.

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

The UI Tax Accountant Professional IV position is responsible for supervisory oversight in within MDUI’s Wage Reporting and Accounting Unit. Which includes planning, coordinating, supervising, and evaluating the work of UI Professionals and lower-level UI Tax Accountant Professionals. This role also involves providing an advanced level of accounting work in the Wage Reporting and Accounting Unit, which includes the Fund Management Section within the Unemployment Insurance Contributions Division (UI) of the Department of Labor (DOL), while adhering to generally accepted accounting principles.

POSITION DUTIES

  •  Reviewing and approving financial transaction records, ensuring compliance with fiscal control agencies.
  •  Responsible for formulating policies and procedures for maintaining internal controls to ensure the security and reliability of funds and records.
  •  Reviewing and approving reconciliations of entire accounts, selecting the appropriate accounting treatment and maintaining documentation for audit trails.
  •  Supports the auditing process of division’s fiscal operations, providing explanations of UI accounting procedures and documentation of fiscal transactions.
  •  Prepares UI management reports.
  •  Provides supervision and oversight of UI Professionals and lower-level UI Tax Accountant Professionals.
  •  Develops and implement training programs for UI Professionals and UI Tax Accountant Professionals, within the unit.
  •  Generates and prepares unit specific metrics for the purpose of reporting out to the UI leadership.
  •  Assists with the development and revision of UI accounting policies to improve accounting controls and efficiency.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university, or a Bachelor’s degree with 30 credit hours in Accounting and/or related courses.

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

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Master's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university for two years of the required experience.

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. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education in Accounting at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

4. 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). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

Strong written and oral communication experience

Supervisory experience

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

SELECTION PROCESS

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 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.

For positions that require Bachelor/Master Degree etc:

Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted prior to hire. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. 

 

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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 examination for this recruitment will be an evaluation and rating of the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant education and experience, addressing the specific qualifications shown above and submitting any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certification, license, etc.). Please include clear, detailed and specific information on your application regarding experience qualifications related to the minimum qualifications, desired, and/or selective qualifications of the position.

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

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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 contact Chevelle Wise 410-230-6293 or submit via email to chevelle.wise@maryland.gov. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

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

MDOL Office of Human Resources
Attn: UI Tax Accountant Professional IV-Accounts Receivable (24-001163-0006) CW 
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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