USM Career Opportunities


CLOSING DATE: Sunday, February 1, 2015

DEPARTMENT: University System of Maryland Office of the Comptroller DUTIES: The USM Comptroller's Office seeks an experienced Accountant to support the System Office's basic business operations and data analysis.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and 2 or more years of accounting, auditing or tax experience. Knowledge requirements: Basic understanding of relationships in a set of financial statements; understanding of the hierarchy of generally accepted accounting principles; understanding of effective internal controls; and an interest and willingness to learn and advise on tax issues associated with unrelated business income tax compliance. Skills include: Excellent written and oral communication skills required to communicate information needs and financial reporting concepts to others with widely varying understanding of issues; proficiency in the use of personal computers and experience with Windows-based programs (Excel, Word, etc.); proficiency in the use of a 10-key adding machine.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Financial reporting experience and CPA and/or public accounting firm experience are preferred.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter referencing Accountant Position and your up-to-date resume by midnight Sunday, February 1, 2015 to:

Accountant Search
University System of Maryland
3300 Metzerott Road
Adelphi, Maryland 20783

The University System of Maryland is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental disability unrelated to an individual's ability to perform the job, in accordance with applicable law. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, applicants should be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing their identities, their U.S. citizenship or alien status, and their authorization to work in the United States.