Accountant Lead Specialized
Posted on: January 16, 2022
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
invites applications for the position of:
Accountant Lead Specialized
SALARY: $54,822.00 - $89,738.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 01/13/22
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
If you have ever taken a flight from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport;
renewed your Maryland drivers license; traveled to an Orioles game
on the Light Rail; embarked on a cruise from the Port of Baltimore;
received roadside assistance from CHART Emergency Patrol; reduced
your commute time by using one of Marylands toll roads; or applied
for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification, then you have
experienced some of the superb services provided by the Maryland
Department of Transportation (MDOT).
MDOT has various careers for people of all experiences,
backgrounds, and abilities who come together to contribute to one
missionconnecting our customers to lifes opportunities. Join us in
serving our Maryland residents, visitors, and businesses!
The Accountant Lead Specialized is the lead level of advanced
accounting work in the areas of cost accounting, systems
accounting, federal fund accounting, or bond and loan accounting.
This position assigns, reviews, and approves the work of and trains
lower-level accountants performing cost accounting, systems
accounting, federal fund accounting, or bond and loan accounting
duties. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Providing advice and guidance to lower-level accountants in the
resolution of complex problems; performing advanced level
accounting in the preparation of financial records, reports and
statements for use by management; and reviewing and authorizing
detailed costs, systems changes, federal fund distributions or bond
and loan records for inclusion in the general accounting
The current vacancy exists at the Maryland Transportation Authority
(MDTA) located in Baltimore City, MD in the Division of Finance.
The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) owns, operates, and
maintains eight major toll facilities comprised of four bridges,
two tunnels, and two turnpikes, across the state of Maryland. For
50 years, the MDTA has provided Maryland's citizens and visitors
with safe, secure, and convenient transportation facilities.
The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to
fill Accountant Lead Specialized vacancies throughout the Maryland
Department of Transportation.
MDOT offers a generous and competitive benefits package. You can
learn about our amazing benefits here: MDOT Benefits
Education: A bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited
college or university, including or supplemented by three credit
hours in auditing.
Experience: Four (4) years of experience examining, analyzing, and
interpreting accounting systems, records, and reports by applying
generally accepted accounting principles to include two years
performing advanced duties in the areas of cost accounting, systems
accounting, federal fund accounting, or bond and loan
Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of
your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide
complete and accurate information. Please include all relevant
experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited
to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any
other experience that is relevant to the position for which you are
If you have held more than one position at the same employer,
please list each position that you held and the length of time that
you held each position.
1. Candidates may substitute a bachelor's degree from an accredited
college or university with thirty credit hours in accounting and
related courses, including or supplemented by three credit hours in
auditing for the required education.
2. Applicants who have met the requirements for admission to the
CPA examination prior to July 1, 1974 will be considered to have
met the educational requirement referenced above.
3. Possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or
a master's degree in accounting from an accredited college or
university may be substituted for one year of the required general
4. Applicants may substitute one year of professional auditing
experience for one year of the required general accounting
5. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service
experience in the accounting officer classification or financial
management specialty codes in the accounting field of work on a
year-for-year basis for the required experience.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which
require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such
duties may be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's
license valid in the state of Maryland.
TO APPLY: You must complete a MDOT employment application (DTS-1)
online to be considered for this recruitment. RESUMES CANNOT BE
SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MDOT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. No paper
applications will be accepted.
Selected candidates may be subject to background and reference
You may apply online at:
Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals
with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify in
advance. MD Relay Service Number (711). Bilingual applicants are
encouraged to apply.
The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new
employees in application of the H-1B Visa or providing an extension
of an existing H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints.
All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United
States under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Federal regulations prohibit H-1B Visa candidates from paying
sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the
Applicants who have education obtained outside of the U.S. will be
required to provide proof of the equivalent U.S. education as
determined by a foreign credential evaluation service, such as the
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(http://www.naces.org) or World Education Services: International
Credential Evaluation (https://www.wes.org/).
The incumbent in this position may be a member of a covered
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MDOT does not discriminate
based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or
expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical
disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or
opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.
Issue Date: 1/13/22
Accountant Lead Specialized Supplemental Questionnaire
1. Do you have three (3) credits in auditing?
2. If "Yes", please state where and when the course was taken. If
"No", please write N/A.
3. I understand that in order to meet the minimum qualifications,
all accounting experience must have been obtained AFTER the
possession of a bachelor's degree in accounting or possession of a
bachelor's degree with 30 credits in accounting and related
courses. To acknowledge this statement, please type your name.
4. If you do not have a degree in accounting, please list 30
credits in accounting and related courses. Please state where and
when these courses were taken. If you do not possess this or have
already indicated that you possess an accounting degree, please
5. Do you have two or more years of experience performing advanced
duties in the areas of cost accounting, systems accounting, federal
fund accounting, or bond and loan accounting?
6. If you answered "Yes" to the above question, please describe
your experience performing advanced duties in cost accounting,
systems accounting, federal fund accounting, or bond and loan
accounting. Please list where and when you performed these duties.
Please see resume is not an acceptable answer and your application
may be disqualified. If you answered "No" to the above question,
please type N/A.
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