Public Finance Analyst
Rhode Island Housing, an agency of the State of Rhode Island, is primarily funded by private investors and through administration of federal housing programs. All of our resources are invested in our mission. Rhode Island Housing works to ensure that all people who live or work in Rhode Island can afford a safe, healthy home that meets their needs. Our belief is that a home encompasses much more than four walls and a roof.
Join our Finance Team as a Public Finance Analyst. This position will work closely with the Director of Finance (CFO) on a variety of functions related to loan funding strategies, revenue generation, bond sales and management, asset/liability management and corporate planning.
Assist in long term corporate financial planning and analysis including modeling and maintaining financial and budgetary forecasts. Provide analysis and assists in all secondary marketing functions. Assist with issuance of tax-exempt bonds and the on-going compliance. Assist in developing sound asset/liability matching strategies to control and hedge interest rate risk, and to identify and respond to issues which could jeopardize the asset/liability plan. Perform a variety of statistical, research and administrative functions to support the management of the liquidity position, investment of excess funds, and cash flow/borrowing forecasts to ensure sound investment decisions, balancing liquidity and rate of return in accordance with appropriate policies/procedures.
Minimum five year’s experience in financial analysis and reporting using comprehensive modeling. Strong software and modeling skills including advanced excel and databases. Understanding of capital markets and concepts of mortgage backed securities and mortgage banking. Understanding of municipal markets and tax-exempt bond issuance needed. Excellent communication, problem-solving and organizational skills. Bachelor’s degree in economics, accounting, applied mathematics or related field required (Masters preferred).
Send resume to Rhode Island Housing, Attn.: Human Resources Director, 44 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903, fax 450-1317 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .