HCD Financial Manager II/Director of Finance and Accounting (078517)

MD Department of Housing and Community Development   Lanham, MD   Full-time     Finance
Posted on September 15, 2023
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The Director of Finance and Accounting oversees the financial management and accounting functions for Division of Finance and Administration (DFA).   This position will report to the Deputy Director of DFA. The primary responsibilities of the Director of Finance and Accounting include: (1) management of loan servicing and accounting functions, loan activity subledger reconciliation using both internal and third party servicer records and reports, (2) management of grant administration and accounting functions, grant activity subledger reconciliation, (3)  management of vendor accounts payable and receivable, payments and receipts, payroll etc., (4)  interface into the General Accounting Division’s accounting and reporting systems, (5) financial reporting by program for senior internal management by program and source of funding, (6) financial management, accounting and audit of Maryland Insurance Fund (MHF), other enterprise funds as needed; (7) accounting data support for the Capital and Operating Budget teams, assistance in budget preparation and ongoing reconciliation of budget progress reports; (8) supervision of Controller of Loan Accounting, Controller of Grant Accounting, Controller of General and Administrative Expense Accounting, Controller of MHF; (9) preparation of general ledger entries relying on loan, grant and general and administrative expense subledgers, 

production of trial balances and financial statements by program and funding source with the goal of undergoing independent financial audit.


The Director of Finance and Accounting must be able to communicate with and motivate staff, be well versed in using software analytical functions, i.e. Excel, loan servicing systems, advise senior management and oversee implementation of new and enhancement of existing software systems and solutions, effectively communicate with the senior management team at DHCD and with the Maryland Comptroller’s Office.  This position trains accounting and financial management staff, works closely with the procurement team on vendor management and transactional processing, interfaces with multiple divisions at DHCD on processing numerous state-funded and federally funded programs and operating expenditures.