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Maryland Humanities seeks a Fiscal Officer

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

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

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

Salary Range
$70,000 - $80,000
Employer Name:
Maryland Humanities
Job Title:
Fiscal Officer
Employer Website:
Employer Contact Information:
Job Submission Requirements:
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 [email protected] 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.
Benefit Package
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.  

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