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TAM Finance Manager

Recruitment #24-004549-0024


Telecommunications Access of Maryland (TAM) 

TAM provides equipment and services for Marylanders who have difficulty using a telephone. TAM administers both Maryland Relay, the free public service that allows people who are unable to use a standard telephone to make and receive calls; and the Maryland Accessible Telecommunications (MAT) program, which distributes State-provided assistive telecommunications equipment to qualified applicants.


We are seeking a Finance Manager with experience implementing financial and budgetary processes, procedures and best practices to ensure that TAM’s fiscal operations are efficient, effective and transparent.




301 W. Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The Finance Manager oversees and coordinates all program functions related to the preparation of TAM’s annual operating budget and fixed asset inventory. This position monitors and executes the agency's budget, including proper fiscal close-outs. In addition, the Finance Manager is responsible for all aspects and modules of the State-wide Financial Management Information System (FMIS), Accounting (R*STARS and purchasing (ADPICS).


TAM Finance Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


·   Work with the Director of TAM to develop and administer the budget for TAM and its programs;

·   Assist the Department of Disabilities with department-wide budget development;

·   Prepare financial records and reports, records and statements for use by management;

·   Assisting with the creation of purchase orders;

·   Conduct aspects of the Departmental Year-End Closing process for fiscal soundness;

·   Work with TAM staff to verify and process invoices for services rendered or goods purchased;

·   Perform budget reconciliation projection activities and monthly corporate credit card reconciliation;

·   Oversee the management of TAM’s fixed asset inventory; and

·   Other duties as assigned.


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

Experience: Three 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.


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 experience of program budgeting and allocation of financial resources;
  • Experience managing fixed assets;
  • Experience using Google Suite and Microsoft 365 applications;
  • Experience preparing and presenting financial reports;
  • Experience working with internal audits;
  • Skill in developing interdepartmental relationships and cooperation
  • Strong consensus building skills
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills; and
  • Fluency in American Sign Language


Not Applicable.


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. 




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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, 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.

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.

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