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HCD Financial Manager II [049197]

Deputy Director, Finance

Recruitment #17-001225-0002

Introduction

This is a permanent Management Service position.

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is a national leader in the development of affordable housing and community development lending. We are proud to be at the forefront in implementing housing policies that promotes and preserves homeownership and creating innovative community development initiatives to meet the challenges of a growing Maryland.

GRADE

24

LOCATION OF POSITION

7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706

The Department of Housing and Community Development's Headquarters Office is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.

POSITION DUTIES

The Division of Community Development Administration is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Deputy Director of Finance. This highly complex and technical position is responsible for the management of the accounting and financial operations for over $2.5 billion in assets and liabilities.  The Deputy Director works with the Director on financial analysis and projections; review and prepares quarterly interim financial statements and other disclosures to investors and rating agencies; provides oversight of audit and quarterly reviews by Certified Public Accountants (CPA) firms.  

This position requires experience and expertise in loan and investment accounting, financial analysis of mortgage loans and investment portfolios; derivative management and understanding of swap finance and economics, management of mortgage revenue bond portfolios, specialized software, and mortgage lending. It requires an understanding of general and highly specialized accounting and finance, such as, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), computerized financial management systems, bond debt servicing, loan servicing, and real estate finance.   

The ability to interpret complex financial information, mortgage lending practices and policies, legal documents, and accounting pronouncements and to translate this information to complex financial models is essential.  Finally, this position is also responsible for staff leadership and for the development of and compliance with accounting policies and procedures that meet the fiduciary responsibilities of the Division of Community Development Administration.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business administration from an accredited four year college or university.

Experience: Six years of professional experience in finance, accounting or closely related fields.

Notes:

1. Additional job-related education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience.

2. Applicants may substitute possession of a certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for one year of the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with tax exempt bond and/or secondary market financing

Experience with complex financial analysis

Advanced knowledge of mortage loan software

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access

Advanced knowledge with Crystal Reports

Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

SELECTION PROCESS

Please provide sufficient information on  your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for the recruitment.  Please provide transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications.  Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service.  For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925.  Transcripts and Foreign Evaluations are required prior to hire. Successful candidates will be  rated as Best, Better, Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  You will be required to complete a qualifications supplement, and the rating is based on your application.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Report all experience and education that is related to this position. Qualified applicants may be subject to an Excel test.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to: 

Drew Holcombe

Department of Housing and Community Development

Office of Human Resources

7800 Harkins Road

Lanham, Maryland 20706.

All application materials must be received by the filing deadline.  If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to drew.holcombe@maryland.gov. Please include the following information in the body of the email:  

  • Attn: Drew Holcombe, Senior HR Generalist
  • Your First and Last Name
  • Recruitment #
  • Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment

Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in the position and cannot apply online please fill out the revised paper application which can be found on JobAps.  For questions concerning this position, please call 301-429-7546.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply.  

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

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.  



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