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State Aid Audit Unit Supervisor

Financial Compliance Auditor Program Supervisor

Recruitment #24-004543-0001


The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.




Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building

200 W. Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21201


The State Aid Auditor Supervisor coordinates and supervises the activity and performance of the staff auditors assigned to perform financial and compliance audits of State Aid to Education program funds provided to local education agencies (LEAs).


Duties include:

  • Designs and develops auditing programs for LEAs.
  • Coordinates, develops and supervises auditing programs and reviews the staff auditors’ working papers.
  • Ensures that audit reports are issued timely to auditees.
  • Coordinates preparation of the annual Status Report summarizing the results of audits performed.
  • Develops and revises audit tools and procedures.


Education:   A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in Accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by 3 credit hours in auditing.


Experience: Four years of experience performing financial and compliance audits of a State agency, grantee, business or other entity.




1. Applicants who had met the requirements for admission to the CPA examination prior to July 1, 1974, will be considered to have met the educational requirement.


2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor or a Master's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.


3. Applicants may substitute one year of professional accounting experience for one year of auditing experience only.


4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Internal Review classifications or Auditing specialty codes in the Financial or Auditing fields of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.


  • Two years of government auditing experience.
  • Knowledge of State Operations and Financial Management Systems.
  • Experience supervising and coordinating the activities of an office unit.
  • Experience managing multiple audits or projects simultaneously.


This recruitment is limited to current permanent and contractual State of Maryland employees.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties may be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland


  1. Applicants must consent to a State Police Investigation (fingerprinting) as a routine procedure for all employees with this Agency.
  2. Travel throughout the State to include overnight stays may be required.


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. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be in effect for at least one year.



It is preferred that applicants complete the MD State Government online application for employment. The application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position. If you are unable to apply online, paper applications can be obtained from the link below and mailed to MSDE Office of Human Resources, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. If there is a supplemental questionnaire, this must be completed and sent in with your paper application, if you are unable to apply online.

All application materials must be received in our office by the closing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications must be complete to be considered including all related job duties, even if those are also listed on an attached resume. Additional required materials may be uploaded with the online application or mailed to the address listed.

Inquiries can be made to 410-767-0012, TDD 410-333-3045. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. TTY Users: Call via Maryland Relay.

Proof of eligibility to work is required in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

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 candidates are encouraged to apply.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

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