BUDGET & FINANCIAL ANALYSIS STAFF ACCOUNTANT (LEGISLATIVE SPECIALIST I)

Location
Annapolis, Maryland
Posted
Nov 14, 2021
Closes
Nov 27, 2021
Function
Accountant, Finance
Hours
Full Time

MARYLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES

BUDGET & FINANCIAL ANALYSIS STAFF ACCOUNTANT

(LEGISLATIVE SPECIALIST I)

Department of Legislative Services is seeking a Budget & Financial Analysis Staff Accountant (Legislative Specialist I).
Salary $52,000 to $70,000 depending on experience & qualifications.

Principal Duties: Conduct periodic reviews and analyses of posted payment transactions in accordance with a pre-established, post-transaction review plan to ensure their accuracy, completeness, timeliness, consistency, proper authorization, and compliance with related regulations, guidelines, policies, or contract terms. These tasks will require the successful candidate to introduce staff to document and evaluate payment processes and control structure elements. Collect, review, verify and analyze documentary evidence necessary to adequately evaluate the transactions under review; develop conclusions and relevant recommendations for corrective action and prepare working papers to document procedures performed and conclusions reached. Candidate will prepare periodic cost projections based
on reasonable and relevant projection methodology; prepare journal entries and transfers; assist in compiling data for various reports and projections. The successful candidate will also be able to complete assignments within the allotted time; communicate effectively with unit managers and other personnel and perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field from an accredited college or university, with sufficient credits to qualify for entrance to the Uniform CPA exam. Two (2) years of progressive experience in accounting, auditing, or related field desired. Additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong analytical abilities and ability to work independently. Experience working with automated accounting systems (preferably FMIS/R*Star knowledge) and basic computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite). Availability for extended work hours as required to meet legislative deadlines throughout the 90-day legislative session.

SEND YOUR RESUME AND LETTER OF INTEREST BY NOVEMBER 22, 2021, TO:

e-mail: jobs@mlis.state.md.us

Website: http://mgaleg.maryland.gov

Code 13-21 (Required on all Resumes)

The Department of Legislative Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in a manner that violates law, regulation, or legislative policy.