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HCD Financial Analyst V [049964]

Lead Mortgage Insurance Analyst

Recruitment #21-001221-0001

Introduction

This is a Skilled Service position with full State of Maryland benefits.

Work that matters.  The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in affordable housing and community development.  Our team is seeking a Lead Mortgage Insurance Analyst that will challenge the status quo, effectively communicate ideas and issues, independently implement practical and efficient solutions, believe change is good and want to come to work knowing that what they do makes a difference. 

GRADE

21

LOCATION OF POSITION

7800 Harkins Rd Lanham, MD 20706

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

POSITION DUTIES

This position serves as the Lead Insurance Analyst for the Maryland Housing Fund (MHF) Section within the Division of Finance and Administration.  The analyst will lead a team that manages a $1+ billion real estate portfolio, servicing of state multifamily loans and small business loans, and prepares quarterly financial statements via Microsoft Excel. The chosen candidate must have several years creating financial statements and disclosures.

This Lead Insurance Analyst position is a part of the multi-billion dollar financing operations, closely interacting with internal and external professionals to achieve the most optimal and cost effective funding mechanism for affordable housing, community development, business lending and neighborhood revitalization projects. This position is involved in the management, operation and coordination of many units in the Department requiring an understanding of multiple technical areas including capital markets, mortgage products and execution methodologies, underwriting, insurance, asset management, grant/loan agreements and required reporting, debt management, compliance to State and Federal regulations and loan servicing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business  Administration, Economics, Accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university.  

Experience:  Five years of professional financial analysis experience, such as managing financial asset and debt portfolios, examining, analyzing, and interpreting accounting, budget, grant or real estate investment portfolio records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.    

Notes:                

1.  Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or documented eligibility to sit for the CPA Examination may be substituted for the educational requirement.                                       

2.  A Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required experience.                                       

3. Candidates may substitute one year of professional financial analysis experience, such as managing financial asset and debt portfolios, examining, analyzing, and interpreting accounting, budget, grant or real estate investment portfolio records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles for 30 credits on a year-for-year basis for the required education.     

4.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Accounting Officer classification or Financial Management specialty codes in the accounting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Certified Public Accountant

Master's in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or Accounting

Experience analyzing financial statements using GAAP Accounting

Experience with Loan Accounting

Experience with Insurance Certificate Accounting

SELECTION PROCESS

Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. 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. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire.

Please note: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H-1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the positions. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be 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 these positions. Selected Candidates may be subject to Excel Testing.

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:

Mr. Christopher Schrader

Department of Housing and Community Development  

Office of Human Resources

7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 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 Christopher.schrader@maryland.gov.   Please include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Attn: Christopher Schrader, 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 this position and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application. For questions concerning this position, please call 301-429-7414.  

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.



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