• Full Time
  • Baltimore
  • $60,801.00 - $101,897.00/year USD / Year

Website Maryland State Arts Council

The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Fiscal Officer within the Division of Marketing, Tourism, and the Arts’, Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC).

The World Trade Center, 401 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose Of Job
The Fiscal Officer is responsible for budgetary and administrative operations for MSAC, an agency with a $35 million budget that advances the arts in our state, ensuring that all Marylanders have access to the transformative power of the arts.

Duties of the Fiscal Officer include: preparation and monitoring of MSAC’s operating budget and capital grant program budget request; 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; and providing information to auditors. Incumbent is also responsible for 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. Position will monitor Arts Capital grant requisitions and expenditures and other tasks in coordination with the Board of Public Works and the Department of General Services. This position also supervises an office secretary.

The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; strong analytical and organizational skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace Apps and/or other relevant software; in addition to being able to effectively present information, explain policy and complete concurrent and high priority tasks.

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing.

Experience: Three years of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.

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