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Recruitment #24-004530-0003





MDH, Developmental Disabilities Administration
201 West Preston Street 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The Deputy Finance Director is a management services position with the Developmental Disabilities Administration. This position ensures that all policies and procedures are followed while overseeing the daily management of the Administrations budget and projection operations. This position also supervises the Administrations Rate Setting and Federal Billing Units. This position is responsible for overseeing the fiscal activities of each of the four DDA regional offices throughout the State of Maryland. This position also involves supervision of the Expenditure Management Plans, Quarterly Projections and Budget.


Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting or a bachelor’s degree and 30 credits in accounting and related courses including 3 credits in auditing; and, six years of accounting /financial management experience, including three years at a supervisory level.

A CPA certificate or a master’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration will substitute for one year of general experience.

Applicants who met the CPA exam admission requirements prior to July 1, 1974 will meet the above educational requirements.


The desired candidate should possess the following:
  • Experience in the State of Maryland Budgeting and Financial management\
  • Experience with the State's Financial Management Systems, (ADPICS and FMIS)
  • Experience with DDA's internal fiscal processes


This is a Management Services position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority. A resume must accompany your application. A resume must be uploaded, under the resume tab.

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. 

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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