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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER III- Contractual

Budget Analyst

Recruitment #17-002247-0018

Introduction

This recruitment is for one (1) part time contractual position.

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

FREDERICK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

100 E. ALL SAINTS STREET

FREDERICK, MD 21701

Main Purpose of Job

This position functions as the Budget Analyst for specific local department program budgets. Responsibilities include monthly monitoring of accounts receivable and expenditures to ensure no deficit spending. This position is also responsible for ensuring that all internal controls are in place to satisfy audit requirements.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Budgetary Review: 
    • Completes Expenditure Monitoring report.
    • Assists in year-end of accruals and encumbrances.
    • Analyzes program budgets by participating in monthly meetings executive staff.
    • Participates in the annual State and local budget requests.
  • General Accounting/Monitoring:
    • Assists with timely and accurate submissions of fiscal reports, monthly and quarterly as required by DHR and local procedures. 
    • Reviews and approves Financial Management Information System (FMIS) invoices to the Comptroller Office.
  • Auditing:
    • Ensures adequate internal control procedures and separation of duties are in place for all finance operations.
    • Assists with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) audit.
    • Assists in the preparation of Corrective Action plans and ensure adherence to those plans.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Three years experience in administrative or professional work.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

 2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year to year basis for the required education and experience.  

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered.  Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualification(s).

Minimum of six months experience:        

  • using FMIS, R*STARS and AFS or related accounting software packages.
  • reviewing and reconciling monthly invoices and reports.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following.  Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualification(s).

Experience:

  • identifying budget trends and recommending budget realignments.
  • reconciling agency accounting systems to fiscal control systems.
  • developing automated spreadsheets, ledgers and reports.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  It is important that you report all related education and experience that is relevant to this recruitment and the desired or preferred qualifications.  All information concerning your qualifications, including a copy of your diploma or transcripts must be provided if selected for an interview.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list. 

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. If the online application process is not available, please send your paper application to:

Frederick County Dept of Social Services

Attention: Human Resources

100 East All Saints Street

Frederick, Maryland 21701

Or fax requested information to: 301-600-2474; Email fernando.erler@maryland.gov

For questions concerning this position, please call 301-600-2401.

Do not submit unsolicited documentation. Resumes and copies of diplomas are not required.

The paper application must be received by 5 PM on the closing date for the recruitment.

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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