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ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND

MSAC Seeks Fiscal Officer

MSAC Seeks Fiscal Officer

Apply by September 9

September 05, 2014Arts Across Maryland

The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Fiscal Officer within the Division of Tourism, Film, and the Arts’ Maryland State Arts Council.  Responsibilities include: preparation and monitoring of the operating budget for the agency; compiling data for presentation to the agency Executive Director, Departmental Budget Analysts and Officers, and the Council; monitoring all expenditures and receipts; recommending adjustments in the budget; conducting the annual fiscal year close-out; providing information to auditors.  Incumbent is also responsible for the monitoring and reporting on annual partnership application(s) to the National Endowment for the Arts; overseeing the agency’s grant payment process; and managing administrative functions including all procurement contracts, facility management, inventory, requisitions, expenditures, and documentation of agency administrative and fiscal procedures.  This position also supervises the administrative specialist and office secretary.

FISCAL OFFICER, GRADE 16 ($43,153 - $68,887), STATE OF MARYLAND, Department of Commerce, DIVISION OF TOURISM, FILM, AND THE ARTS

Candidates must possess strong written and oral communications skills, as well as strong analytical and organizational skills.  The incumbent must also possess knowledge of generally accepted accounting and governmental accounting principles as well as fiscal control reporting policies and procedures.   The ability to handle multiple, concurrent and high priority tasks is a must.  Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and other relevant software is required.  Applicants must have extensive experience with Excel.

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and at least four years of related governmental and/or public accounting and budgeting experience.  Candidates must possess management experience and have at least one year of supervisory experience.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable.

It is highly preferred that you apply online at commerce.maryland.gov.  Click on about Department of Commerce at the bottom and then click on work at Department of Commerce on the left-hand side in the yellow box.  If you are unable to apply online, please submit a paper application to:

Department of Commerce Office of Human Resources
ATTN:   FISCAL OFFICER
World Trade Center – 401 East Pratt Street - 10th Floor
Baltimore, Maryland  21202
No later than:  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014