ACCOUNTANT I (Worker Classification Analyst)
State of Maryland - Maryland

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Introduction The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR), Division of Labor and Industry/Worker Classification Unit is accepting applications from qualified applicants for Accountant I (Worker Classification Analyst).

This is a position specific recruitment for DLLR only. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only. The resulting eliglble list will be valid for one year.



Main Purpose of Job The main purpose of this position is to analyze the results of investigations into possible instances of misclassification of construction and/or landscaping workers and determine whether or not the work providers have violated various provisions of Maryland labor law. The analysis consists of review the results of field investigations and comprehensive auditing of databases, payrolls and other supporting documentation.

POSITION DUTIES Investigates and analyzes workplace disbursements, employment accounts, and other evidence to disclose financial deception; audits employer records; reviews results of on-site investigations of office, industry, construction services and landscaping locations to ensure compliance with State laws and regulations which govern protective rights of employees and the proper classifiction. Collects evidence and prepares detailed reports, determines status of compliance, the type of any violation, investigate alleged acts of discrimination.

Write clear and concise audit reports in accordance with accepted accounting practices sufficient to support conclusions about compliance status of an employer and to withstand judicial review. May interview complainants, gather information and collect evidence and validate information.

Communicates, interprets and demonstrates professional knowledge of Maryland Workplace Fraud laws and standards to assist employer/employees in the workplace.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS Education: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing . (Transcript(s) must be submitted with application to verify required coursework.)

Experience: One year of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.


1. Candidates may substitute a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with thirty credit hours in Accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing, for the required education.

2. Applicants who have met the requirements for admission to the CPA examination prior to July 1, 1974 will be considered to have met the educational requirement referenced above.

3. Possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Master's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience.

4. Applicants may substitute one year of professional auditing experience for the required experience.

SELECTION PROCESS Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

Applications that meet qualifications will be placed on an eligible list and referred to the hiring unit for possible interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview. Candidates will be considered in order of preference as stated above in the selective qualifications.

(Additional pertinent documentation may be submitted by attaching to application)

EXAMINATION PROCESS The examination for this recruitment will be an evaluation and rating of the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant education and experience and addressing the specific qualifications shown above. All required documentation must be received no later than the close of business on the closing date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list categorized as Best Qualified, Better Qualified or Qualified.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.


FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. A copy of your proof of eligibility (DD 214) for Veterans’ Credit must be in this office and completely verified before Veterans’ Credit will be approved. Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of eligibility for Veterans’ Credit.

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: 12-004546-001
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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