University of Maryland, Baltimore General Financial Services Accountant in Baltimore, Maryland

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is seeking a General Financial Services Accountant for the Department of Financial Services.Under general supervision, the Financial Services Accountant works as a member of the Financial Services General Accounting team. This individual is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to maintain the general ledger, perform account analysis, assist with financial services reconciliations, prepare budgeting and forecasting, and assist in financial results reporting.

This is an exempt, regular position and offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.

Essential Functions

  • Complete monthly reconciliations of the Working Fund and of the Gift Card System.

  • Work closely with University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) Personnel in order to reconcile the UMB/UMMC Physician Services Contract & Split Funded Employees agreement.

  • Analyze, review and approve/deny purchase requisitions in a timely manner.

  • Analyze, review and approve/deny Departmental and General Accounting journal entries to ensure compliance with the cost transfer policy.

  • Process payments to other state agencies using the State Accounting System (RSTARS) and record the charge in the University Accounting System.

  • Provide backup for monthly R*STARS reconciliation.

  • Reconcile the Central Billing Bank statement to the ledger and provides input to resolve issues and discrepancies that arise.

  • Assist with the billings to UMMC for cost transfers and Split Funded Employees.

  • Act as back up for the Central Billing System.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Education: Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or business related field. A master’s in business or related field is preferred and may be substituted for two years of experience.

  • Experience: Three (3) years of experience in financial or management accounting, budgeting, auditing, assessment of internal controls, or financial analysis required.

  • Preferred Supervisory: Prior supervisory experience is highly preferred.

  • Other: No substitution of experience for minimum education requirement.

Hiring Range:Commensurate with education and experience.


If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job: *Reg or CII Exempt Staff

Organization: *Financial Services

Title: General Financial Services Accountant

Location: null

Requisition ID: 180001HV