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MD - Director of Finance & Financial Management (Program Manager Senior II) - BHA

  • 1.  MD - Director of Finance & Financial Management (Program Manager Senior II) - BHA

    Posted 02-22-2024 10:45 AM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 02-22-2024 10:45 AM

    Director of Finance & Financial Management


    MDH, Behavioral Health Administration, Catonsville, MD

    Main Purpose Of Job

    This position functions as the Finance and Fiscal Management Director for the Behavioral Health Administration.  As the Finance and Fiscal Management Director, the position is responsible for establishing and maintaining financial and management systems including:  budget, accounting, finance/budgetary projections, auditing, expenditure control and monitoring, personnel, and procurement.  The position develops and implements financial goals, policies, procedures and objectives.  The position also coordinates grant applications and awards.
    The Behavioral Health Administration's mission is to develop an integrated process for planning, policy and services to ensure a coordinated quality system of care is available to individuals with behavioral health conditions. The BHA through publicly funded services and support, promotes recovery, resiliency, health and wellness for individuals who have or are at risk for emotional, substance-related, addictive, and/or psychiatric disorders to improve their ability to function effectively in their communities.  In order to foster integration across the spectrum of care, the Administration is managed under the Deputy Secretary of Behavioral Health within four primary divisions, which are Clinical Services, Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Services, Service Access Practice Innovation, and Systems Management. 


    Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, or other related major and five years of accounting, financial or budget management experience, three years of experience must have been at the supervisory or managerial level.


    Preferred candidates should possess the following:
    • Knowledge of the federal Medicaid claiming system and reimbursement process 
    • Experience developing budgets for large governmental agencies and monitoring expenditures
    • Proven experience in implementing audits, assessments, and developing processes and best practices for accountability
    • Skill in developing interdepartmental relationships and cooperation
    • Proven skill in managing large teams across different locations
    • Strong consensus-building and motivational skills


    This is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

    Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

    Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

    Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

    Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



    Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

    If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

    For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

    If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

    Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

    We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

    People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

    As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

    All resumes and applications must be submitted online by March 18, 2024, at 11:59:00 PM.

    Apply to Recruitment#: 22-005483-0038

    Click here to apply:



    Sandi English
    Deputy Chief, Recruitment Outreach
    Maryland Department of Health
    Baltimore MD
    (410) 767-1251