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Senior Finance and Underwriting Advisor
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program
Salary Range: $131,767 to $161,900 per year
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting applications for the position of Senior Finance and Underwriting Advisor in the WIFIA Branch of the Water Infrastructure Division in Washington, DC. Modeled on the Department of Transportation's successful TIFIA loan program, WIFIA is a new federal lending program launched in 2017 to help finance drinking water, wastewater, and storm water projects across the country. As a direct federal lender, the WIFIA program is tasked with ensuring that projects are acceptable from a credit, engineering, and policy perspective. In 2017 the first year of launch, the program received 43 letters of interest and advanced 12 projects to the application stage representing $2.3 billion in credit assistance to help finance over $5 billion in water infrastructure investment.
Lead a team of EPA employees and contractors in evaluating requests for WIFIA credit assistance; analyze borrower financials and evaluate risks for water, wastewater, and stormwater projects with a wide variety of credit structures, including municipal, corporate, project finance, and loan-to-lenders.
Identify the conditions that justify Federal credit assistance by analyzing financial models and forecasts and conducting sensitivity analyses; make recommendations to the WIFIA Director, Credit Council, and EPA leadership including the Administrator.
Negotiate WIFIA credit instruments and ensure inclusion of terms and conditions to protect the Federal credit security; establish a schedule and goals for the negotiation and serve as the point of contact with borrower’s representatives.
Demonstrated ability to interpret financial statements and perform quantitative financial, cash flow, and liquidity analysis for large, complex financial transactions involving infrastructure projects.
Expert knowledge in public, corporate, and project finance reviewing commercial loan documents, loan terms, collateral, and other financial information to assess risk and repayment ability for complex infrastructure financing transactions.
Proven history of structuring credit transactions involving a wide range of legal and financial issues and negotiating loan terms to address and mitigate unique risks in a transaction.
Join EPA in protecting human health and the environment and enjoy many work life quality options! Working for the EPA offers you a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. One benefit may be the potential to telework in the position; position has portable work and selectee may be eligible to telework. Another benefit is flexible work schedules. To learn more about us, visit Life and Careers at EPA.
Position details and application instructions can be found by accessing the Office of Personnel Management's federal employment website: www.usajobs.gov. The vacancy announcement number needed to view and/or apply for this position is LV-OW-DE-2018-0002, Financial Analyst.
U.S. citizenship is required. The U.S. EPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position Title: Manager, Capital Markets and Debt ManagementDept., BU / Section: FinanceReports to: Director of FinanceSummaryThe Manager of Capital Markets and Debt Management is responsible for managing all pre and post issuance bond financing activities/responsibilities within the Finance Department under the guidance of the Director of Finance. As such, the Manager oversees the interactions between various internal and external stakeholders and activities related to the financial, banking and capital markets affecting the organization, including management of the debt portfolio and helping to oversee the investment of bond proceeds. In addition, the Manager leads a team of at least two direct reports in helping the organization safeguard its assets, ensuring adequate working capital while adhering to all the internal and external compliance and regulatory issues. While supervisory experience would be preferred, individuals who can demonstrate the ability to accomplish work objectives through the management of others and handle financial projects concurrently, including producing various financial reports and/or analyses, under tight deadlines, would be acceptable. Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities1. Manage the accounting, reporting and maintenance of the long- and short-term Debt Portfolio, including monitoring refinancing and/or restructuring opportunities.2. Manage bond and/or bank financing processes, including monitoring, analysis, structuring, issuance, ongoing disclosure and market stakeholder outreach, arbitrage rebate compliance, etc.3. Manage data preparation and analysis for the Annual Budget and Projected Operating Results report.4. Manage data preparation for the Annual Report, Comprehensive Engineering Report, Annual Information Statement and Asset/Liability Committee (ALCO) reports.5. Direct the reconciliation, booking and reporting of the Investment Portfolio activity.6. Supervise the Working Capital test reconciliations and reporting.7. Provide ongoing Participant credit monitoring and reporting.8. Direct the investigation, analysis and reporting process during internal and external audits.9. Develop and maintain fiscal and operational processes, procedures and controls.10. Manage the production of Debt and Swap portions of the ALCO Report to the Asset/Liability Committee.11. Review trade tickets completed by Treasury for completeness and compliance with current ALCO Policy.12. Provide in house debt structuring and financial analysis training in DBC and Excel.13. Organize responses to requests for financial data from Participants and other external parties.14. Perform other duties and Special Projects as required by the Director of Finance or SVP & CFO.Required SkillsHigh degree of quantitative and analytical financial capability and attention to detailComfortable with complex financial and legal concepts/covenants and modeling them in Excel and/or comparable softwareMust be able deal with ambiguity, identify key factors and reach supportable conclusions Ability to identify and creatively resolve problems with minimal supervision Expert in Excel and/or DBC and be able train personal to be proficient in the use of such toolsExcellent oral, written and interpersonal skills Qualifications· Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Mathematics · 7-10 years of experience that includes a history of demonstrating a progression in responsibilities· 3-5 years leadership and/or supervisory experience required to perform position’s complete responsibilities · A graduate degree, CPA, CFA and/or management experience is preferred but not required · Experience in municipal financial analysis, accounting, investments, derivatives, financial markets and/or debt instruments and structures is preferred· Knowledge of Bloomberg, Integrity, Great Plains and other industry standard software, as well as GASB and FASB, is beneficialNumber of ReportsDirect: 2Indirect: 0 Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters to email@example.comDisclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.
DEPARTMENT MANAGER FOR TREASURY/PUBLIC FINANCE ORANGE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY Salary Grade V: Min $112,673.60 - Mid $140,129.60 - Max $167,585.60 per year. Applications are being accepted for the Department Manager for Treasury/Public Finance, a full-time exempt position at the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), located in Orange, California. The position reports to the Executive Director of Finance and Administration at OCTA. This position, under direction, will plan, organize, and manage OCTA’s treasury and public finance activities within Board approved policies; coordinate cash management, departmental reporting and operations, debt administration and investor relations programs.Must have considerable knowledge of: theories, principles and practices of business and public finance, investment management, accounting and auditing, debt issuance process and applicable debt instruments, budgeting and project management.Must have the ability to: understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets. Must also have the ability to: compile, analyze and interpret complex data, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, supervise and develop subordinate staff. The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree and at least eight years (preferably ten years) of progressively responsible management experience, four years of which are management in high-level treasury and public finance environment. An advanced degree in a related field or professional certification is highly desirable.If you are interested in this job opportunity, you may apply and find the full job description for this position at: https://jobs-octa.icims.com/jobs/1823/department-manager---treasury-public-finance/job. This position will close on November 30, 2017. We are unable to accept resumes in lieu of an online application. OCTA does not sponsor H1B or other work visas. For additional information, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at (714) 560-5600 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. OCTA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and ensures that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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