Accountant/Auditor I (Treasury Accountant), Grade 18

Montgomery County Government
Rockville, Maryland
Jan 31, 2023
Feb 14, 2023
Part Time

Accountant/Auditor I (Treasury Accountant), Grade 18

Montgomery County Government

Department of Finance

Rockville, MD

Salary Range: $50,250 - $81,770

The Department of Finance is recruiting for an Accountant/Auditor I to assist in the tax billing and collection process. The employee will be responsible for preparing accurate and timely tax billing, collection, allocation, and disbursement reports ensuring the accuracy of data for use in the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). The employee must understand Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) accounting standards and requirements related to the local government as a tax collector. The employee is expected to have strong customer service skills to deal tactfully and effectively with internal and external customers and will be expected to be proficient in using ERP accounting systems and other current technology.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

• Coordinate, review, and post property tax transactions to ensure that all transactions are timely and completely accounted for.

• Prepare reports for the billing, collection, allocation, and disbursement of funds.

• Prepare analysis of reports and make recommendations regarding the analysis.

• Develop, plan, and perform various property tax billing review programs.

• Perform detailed account analysis and reconciliation of accounts in preparation of fiscal year-end closings.

• Assist non-accounting employees in researching and/or correcting records in Oracle.

• A criminal background and credit history check will be conducted on the selected candidate prior to appointment and will be a significant factor in the hiring decision.


Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting; or a bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field with a major of accounting coursework. Experience: One (1) year of experience performing professional accounting work.

Substitution: Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) may be substituted for a degree in accounting or a major in Accounting.

Preferred Criteria

All applicants will be reviewed by OHR for minimum qualifications. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be rated Qualified, placed on the Eligible List, and may be considered interview. Preference for interviews will be given to applicants with experience in the following:

1) Experience with office applications (Excel, Word) to maintain databases and perform financial and accounting analysis.

2) Complex reconciliations of transactions in multiple systems; of general ledger and subsidiary transactions; and/or complex accounting transactions

3) Experience developing, planning, and/or executing audit/review programs for business processes.

4) Meeting deadlines and communicating complex accounting issues to non-financial colleagues.

Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a Transfer candidate and may be considered for interview.

Montgomery County Government offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at and click on the “Search for Jobs at MCG” tab. Read the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.

The requisition number is IRC57021. 

Interested candidates must create an online account in order to apply.

This Recruitment Closes February 14, 2023

All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position, which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Resume Preparation Tips listed under the “Resources” tab on the Office of Human Resource’s MCG Careers webpage.


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