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Fiscal Officer

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Maryland Humanities
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Baltimore, MD

Maryland Humanities


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Published 28 days ago

November 30, 2020
$70,000 - $80,000

Job Description

The Fiscal Officer reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Finance and Executive Committees and the Audit Subcommittee of the Board. This position is a part of the Senior Staff for Maryland Humanities and is a leadership role which works collaboratively with all staff.

Key goals include:

  • Management of the organization’s revenues and expenses in accordance with Board-approved budget and in compliance with generally accepted accounting practices
  • Full compliance with federal and other grant regulations
  • Maintaining fiscal and administrative records to ensure “clean” audits
  • Providing administrative, human resource and fiscal support for operations
  • Ensuring that all fiscal and tax reports are filed in a timely manner
  • Participate fully in racial equity work of Maryland Humanities, including applying a racial equity lens to all accounting, hiring, and management work.

A more complete description of all duties can be found at https://www.mdhumanities.org/about-us/jobs-internships/fiscal-officer/

Skills Required

  • Demonstrated experience as a financial manager, accountant, or full charge bookkeeper, preferably in a non-profit environment
  • Experience with bookkeeping software (Sage’s Peachtree Accounting or equivalent)
  • Thorough understanding of federal and other government grant regulations
  • Excellent computer skills, especially with spreadsheets and data analysis tools such as MS Excel Pivot Tables
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize multiple requests from various sources in the organization
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for the humanities and their value in contemporary society

Education Required

B.A. degree required with some course concentrations in accounting or finance; M.A. or M.B.A preferred

Travel Required

This position requires occasional limited travel within the state of Maryland

Job Location

Maryland Humanities is currently teleworking during the COVID pandemic. The Fiscal Officer will need to visit the office at least once weekly. Maryland Humanities office is located at 108 West Centre Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Compensation

Position is full-time at 35 hours per week with a competitive salary commensurate with experience and credentials (range: $70,000–$80,000). 

Benefits

Generous benefits package including 21 days annual paid vacation, 12 days annual paid sick leave, 12 annual paid holidays, health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, free parking, professional development funds, and 401(k) retirement account with employer contribution. 

How to Apply

To apply, please prepare the following materials: cover letter and résumé. Submit requested items in a single PDF file via email to hr@mdhumanities.org with the subject line as “Fiscal Officer;” no phone calls please.

For best consideration, applications are due by November 30. Search will remain open until filled.

Maryland Humanities is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, all terms and conditions of employment will be carried out without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age, or disability. Maryland Humanities will not tolerate acts deemed to constitute discrimination or harassment based on gender, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Description

The Fiscal Officer reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Finance and Executive Committees and the Audit Subcommittee of the Board. This position is a part of the Senior Staff for Maryland Humanities…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Benefits

Generous benefits package including 21 days annual paid vacation, 12 days annual paid sick leave, 12 annual paid holidays, health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, free parking, professional development funds, and 401(k) retirement account with employer contribution.  

Generous benefits package including 21 days annual paid vacation, 12 days annual paid sick leave, 12 annual paid holidays, health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance…

Location

108 West Centre Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

How to Apply

To apply, please prepare the following materials: cover letter and résumé. Submit requested items in a single PDF file via email to hr@mdhumanities.org with the subject line as “Fiscal Officer, Idealist”; no phone calls please.

For best consideration, applications are due by November 30. Search will remain open until filled.

Maryland Humanities is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, all terms and conditions of employment will be carried out without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age, or disability. Maryland Humanities will not tolerate acts deemed to constitute discrimination or harassment based on gender, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply, please prepare the following materials: cover letter and résumé. Submit requested items in a single PDF file via email to hr@mdhumanities.org with the subject line as…

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