Nature and Variety of Work
Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply
The Office of Finance is seeking an experienced candidate to fill a senior-level, supervisory accountant position in grant administration. The incumbent will assess requirements for, disburse, monitor, and report on funds received through various Federal and State grant programs.
Examples of Work
Work with Federal representatives, Agencies, Auditors, and Municipalities to clearly report on and communicate aspects of the specific grant program(s)
Review encumbrances and expenditures to ensure compliance with appropriation authority, adequacy of accounting information, and allowability of the transaction within the parameters established by policies, laws, and other guidelines governing program functions
Accumulate data from accounting system reports and file records to prepare the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) and supporting related working papers, tables, schedules, notes, and other materials
Maintain Workiva templates, links, databases, report guidelines and formats; and manage the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) compilation.
Maintain current knowledge of County, State, and Federal regulations, policies, and procedures, and demonstrate understanding of generally accepted accounting and reporting practices pertaining to areas of responsibility
Provide technical assistance, information, and advice to other County agencies, persons doing business with the County, residents, or other persons making inquiries
Lead or assist with various special projects involving preparation of financial information, financial studies, statistical data, or other related data as requested by appropriate County personnel
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Quantitative Analyses or Business Administration or a related field, plus at least three (3) years of professional accounting experience; including at least one (1) year in the lead/supervisory role or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
EACH APPLICANT MUST INCLUDE INFORMATION THAT CLEARLY DEMONSTRATES THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - desired Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles.
Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Thorough knowledge of principles, methods, and practices of governmental accounting
Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
DURATION OF ELIGIBILITY: Candidates will be selected from a temporary register of eligibles, which will become effective approximately four (4) weeks after the closing date. Once a selection has been made, the register will expire.
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.
CLOSING DATE: ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM. Eastern Standard (EST) on October 26, 2021.
Prince George's County Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Diversity in the Workplace