Job: Fiscal Services Officers

Title Fiscal Services Officers
Categories Accounting
Salary $19-$22 per hour
Location Hanover, MD
Job Information

Fiscal Services Officers needed for our government clients.   The Fiscal Service Officers will fiscal services in accordance to local laws, regulations and policies including budget preparation and reporting.   Long term contract positions.

Essential Duties:

  • Performs all fiscal services for one or more government facilities in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the preparation of the operating budget by reviewing program requests for format, fund limitations and compliance with departmental-and agency instructions and by calculating and verifying actual expenditures and budget figures.
  • Compiles supporting fiscal and statistical data for presentation of the budget to departmental budget specialists.
  • Monitors expenditures, prepares periodic and special budget projections and recommends adjustments in budget appropriations to meet operational necessities.
  • Modifies and implements manual and automated fiscal systems in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and departmental and control agency guidelines and oversees accounting operations.
  • Prepares and analyzes periodic and special reports to meet departmental funding source requirements and to keep management advised of the fiscal status of the agency.
  • Conducts the annual fiscal year end closeout in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Provides information to auditors reviewing the fiscal services unit and develops and implements corrective action plans resulting from audit exceptions.
  • Formulates and implements fiscal policies and procedures to meet departmental, State, federal and other funding source laws and requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards and practices and of governmental auditing standards and practices.
  • Knowledge of fiscal control reporting policies and procedures.
  • Skill in modifying and implementing accounting methods and procedures to increase the reliability and efficiency of accounting operations.
  • Skill in applying various technical guidelines and methodologies in deciding among various alternatives for the resolution of budgetary issues.
  • Skill in using computerized fiscal applications and software to include spreadsheet software and data base applications;
  • Skill in preparing, analyzing and interpreting financial reports and statements.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency management and program personnel, departmental fiscal staff and auditors.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university.
  • Three years of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Certified Public Accountant or Master’s Degree in Accounting from a accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of required experience.
  • One year of budgeting or auditing experience is required.
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