Rate and Debt Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
San Diego County Water Authority Finance Department
Location of position: 
San Diego, CA
$117,894.40 – $158,558.40 Annually
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 5, 2018
Job Description: 

The San Diego County Water Authority is an independent public agency that serves as San Diego County's regional water wholesaler. The mission of the San Diego County Water Authority is to provide a safe and secure water supply to its 24 member agencies serving the region's $222 billion economy and its 3.3 million residents. The Water Authority is currently seeking applicants for the position of Rate and Debt Manager in Finance Department. The position will be responsible for administering the Authority’s financial rate modeling program, develops the annual revenue requirement, computes required rates and charges, coordinates and participates in debt issuance and administration, and develops financial strategies. The position will coordinate arbitrage lax liability calculates, identifies opportunities for refunding and remarketing of debt and interacts with others involved in the issuance of short and long-term debt. The ideal candidate is an independent self-starter who has a positive “can-do” attitude and who thrives in fast-paced, challenging, and dynamic environments. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, and is expected to carry out responsibilities without the need for close supervisor, exercising sound professional judgement and problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate will also have effective written and verbal communication skills, and will embrace outside the box thinking. The successful candidate will be pragmatic, able to manage conflicts, and be comfortable working in a dynamic political environment. The qualification guidelines generally describe the knowledge and ability required to enter the job in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered. Graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, economics, mathematics or a closely related field; and at least four years of progressively responsible professional experience in rate settings, long-range financial planning, cash flow modeling, debt issuance, arbitrage, or compliance. To be considered for this position, please visit www.sdcwa.org to submit an employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. All applications and supplemental questionnaires will be evaluated in relation to this criteria outlined in the job announcement.