Deputy Director, Budget and Finance

Department/Agency of position: 
Maryland Judiciary
Location of position: 
Annapolis, MD
Date Posted: 
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Closing Date: 
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Job Description: 

Oversight of the Budget and Finance office and all related functions.  Provides executive leadership and administers the operational areas in the Department of Budget & Finance including accounts payable, revenue, budget, and reports. Oversight of the formulation, justification, presentation and execution of a $603 million budget. Administers the human resource management of the Department for a staff of 23 employees. Ensures compliance with state laws, accounting regulations, Judiciary policies, Judiciary rules, state regulations and accounting policies as they relate to budget and finance. Serves in an advisory capacity to the Chief Judge, State Court Administrator and Deputy, elected Clerks of the Courts, Assistant Administrators, & senior management. Represents the Judiciary concerning budget, accounting and financial matters internal and external to the Judiciary. Serves as an institutional resource to all programs within the Judiciary concerning financial/budget/accounting matters. Oversight of the statewide Judiciary Financial PeopleSoft system (GEARS), including completing required configuration changes, evaluating and testing enhancements and coordinating, scheduling and presenting GEARS training.  Additionally, responsible for all Financial PeopleSoft communication to the users.  Manages the Judiciary Chart of Accounts and completes required configuration changes to the state FMIS system and PeopleSoft. Manages year-end financial close and all related year-end and other financial audits. This position is responsible for the accurate recordation of all Judiciary revenue and expenses, the development and consistent review of the Judiciary budget, the reconciliation of the Judiciary system to the state system, compliance with all GAAP and GAD regulations.