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Senior Foundation Disbursement Accountant

University of Maryland at Baltimore
Maryland, United States
$84,000.00 - $94,000.00
Closing date
Feb 17, 2024

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Office of Philanthropy-Resource Management is currently recruiting for a Senior Foundation Disbursement Accountant.


UMB offers a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes wellness, work/life balance, and professional development. This position participates in a retirement program that must be selected and is effective on your date of hire. Exempt regular staff receive a generous PAID leave package that includes over 4 weeks of vacation accrued each year, 15 paid holidays, 3 personal leave, unlimited accrual of sick time, and comprehensive health insurance; professional learning and development programs; tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any University System of Maryland school; and flexible work schedules and teleworking options (if applicable per job). 

Primary Duties:

  • Serves as lead accountant managing most complex, high-volume University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation (UMBF) disbursement operations.   
  • Plans, develops, and implements strategies to optimize accounting technology. Serves as subject matter expert for UMBF accounting system upgrades and changes, provides back up duties for others within department.   
  • Ensures compliance of disbursements with all relevant reporting and tax compliance regulations and deadlines, including preparation of 1099.
  • Reviews and monitors expenditures and endowment spending.
  • Proactively plans and organizes assignment and reporting of work. 
  • Develops policies, processes, and procedures to ensure consistent operations. Models and tests various accounting scenarios to demonstrate impact of proposed policies and plans.
  • Responsible for training/familiarization of UMBF disbursement processing guidelines and procedure with new staff throughout campus.
  • Creates a cohesive work team that works collaboratively to achieve unit’s goals.
  • Oversees the training of team member(s) and continually reviews strengths and weaknesses of staff to maintain a well-trained, highly involved, and motivated team.
  • Supports management with special projects and external audit requests.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Education: Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field.

Experience: Five (5) years of experience in financial or management accounting, auditing, assessment of internal controls, or financial analysis is required preferably in accounts payable.

Supervisory Experience: One (1) year of training, work coordination, or direct supervision of staff preferred.

Hiring Range: $84,000 - $90,000 (Commensurate with education and experience) 

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at  

If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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