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ADMINISTRATOR III (SPECIAL APPOINTMENT)

ECONOMIC FINANCE SPECIALIST I

Recruitment #18-006096-0007

Introduction

The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Economic Finance Specialist I within the Office of Finance Programs’ Small Business Unit. 

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

The World Trade Center – 401 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to provide Finance Program assistance to businesses and local jurisdictions, including a distinct focus on Small, Minority and Woman-Owned firms in support of the Department's economic development objectives.

POSITION DUTIES

Incumbent will evaluate prospects and projects to determine program eligibility and appropriate transaction structure; prepare a comprehensive written analysis and summary of a proposed transaction; present analysis and summary of transaction to appropriate authority for approval; and coordinate the documentation, settlement and disbursement of the approved transaction. This position Interacts with customers, industry, Department personnel, jurisdictions, and other State agencies to facilitate the gathering of project information; works with the Attorney General’s office to prepare appropriate documentation for the approved incentive. Incumbent will provide ongoing monitoring of the transaction for performance, creditworthiness, and collection, if necessary.   The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; ability  to work with high level public and private sector officials and maintain effective working relationships and handle multiple, concurrent and high priority projects.

Some statewide travel is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Finance or a related field AND 

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. Three years of this experience must have involved commercial banking, underwriting, credit analysis, or related experience.  Equivalent education and experience will be accepted.

Notes:

1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in reading, analyzing, and interpreting a variety of  financial statements, projections and collateral. 

Experience in conducting analysis, collecting data, and establishing facts.

Familiarity with business accounting and finance.

Proficiency  with Microsoft Office Suite for Windows including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, Google Mail and/or other relevant software 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact the Department of Commerce at 410-767-6300.

It is highly preferred that you apply online at http://commerce.maryland.gov/commerce.  Click on Work at Commerce from the left side menu. If you are unable to apply online, please submit a resume to:  

 

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE -OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

ATTN: ECONOMIC FINANCE SPECIALIST I

World Trade Center – 401 E. Pratt Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21202 Baltimore, Maryland  21202

 

As an E-Verify and equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

 

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