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Accountant Supervisor - Accounts Receivable

Recruitment #24-004551-0004


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Howard County
MCE Headquarters
7275 Waterloo Road
Jessup, MD 20794


This position serves as a backup to the Chief Financial Officer and provides supervision and oversight on the fiscal compliance and proper documentation in the areas of accounts receivable, accounts payable, GL accounting, fixed assets, inventory and payroll accounting units. This incumbent will also review accounting records and documentation to verify accuracy and/or determine compliance/conformance with provisions of various laws, policies, procedures, and auditors’ recommendation.

  • Perform financial records analysis and prepare bi-weekly summary of anomalies and reconciliation item pertaining to fiscal operations.
  • Review and post regular and adjusting JE to correct the errors identified.
  • Conduct reviews to ensure accurate recording of financial data and sufficient documentation of all supporting evidences in a standardized format.
  • Keep in constant touch with team leads and employees responsible for running daily, weekly, monthly and other periodic reports to ensure that reports are run on a timely manner and sufficiency in documentation was maintained to fulfill the operational and auditing requirements. 
  • Request, review, and approve periodic reconciliation reports such as fixed assets reconciliation, cash reconciliation, and AP reconciliation.


Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

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

1. Two years of internal audit experience.
2. Two years of supervisory experience in Accounts receivable and/or Collections.
3. Knowledge of FMIS (Financial Management Information System) and/or RSTARS (Relational Statewide Accounting & Reporting System).


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 emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

Jada Newman

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or

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People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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