The salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications.
This position is responsible for overseeing the treasury and debt management functions of the City Controller's Office. The City of Dallas has an investment portfolio of over $2 billion, approximately $2 billion of property tax supported debt, and $3 billion in other revenue supported debt. The position reports directly to the City Controller. As an Assistant Director to the City Controller, this position will be required to operate with a high level of discretion, judgment and integrity.
- Manages over $2 billion in investments for the City, including the City's internal investment pool and seven separate investment portfolios for revenue bond reserve funds, endowment funds, and other dedicated purposes.
- Manages relationships with investment providers, including approved broker/dealers, local government investments pools, and money market mutual funds.
- Maintains compliance with state and federal regulations governing investment of public funds, including bond proceeds.
Reports information required by state law and the City's investment policy to the City Council.
- Coordinates the process of debt issuance using the services of financial advisors, bond counsel, paying agents, etc.
Manages the City's outstanding debt obligations, including issuance of commercial paper and all new debt issuances to fund capital projects.
- Maintains compliance with federal regulations governing tax-exempt debt issuance, including providing investment records for arbitrage rebate compliance reporting and filing required disclosure related to outstanding debt.
- Directs the contracting process for all Treasury services including but not limited to depository services, merchant card services, and financial advisors. This includes communicating with other City departments regarding their treasury and banking services needs as well as working with the Office of Procurement Services and the City Attorney's Office to ensure the procurement process complies with State law and the City Charter.
- Reviews and evaluates City departments' use of banking services. Promotes the efficient use of banking services in City operations.
- Supervises the Debt Manager, Investment Officer, and two (2) accountants.
- Oversees annual budget preparation for the Cash and Debt Management Division of the City Controller’s Office. Monitors expenditures to ensure budget compliance.
- BS/BA degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or related field. (An advanced degree in the same fields is preferred.)
- Seven (7) years professional experience in corporate or public finance, including knowledge of the governing federal and state regulations. MBA or MS degree in finance, business administration, or public administration may substitute for two (2) years of the seven (7) years of professional experience.
- Four (4) years of supervisory management responsibilities in corporate or public finance.
EQUIVALENCIES (EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE):
- Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA [Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor’ s of Arts] degree) in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or related field, AND seven (7) years professional experience in in corporate or public finance, including knowledge of the governing federal and state regulations.
- MBA or MS (Master of Business Administration or Master of Science) degree in finance, business administration, or public administration AND five (5) years professional experience in corporate or public finance, including knowledge of the governing federal and state regulations,
- *NOTE: Four (4) years of supervisory management responsibilities in corporate or public finance is also required for either of the equivalencies stated above but the supervisory experience may be included in the required years of professional experience in corporate or public finance, including knowledge of the governing federal and state regulations.)
- Certified Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Treasury Professional (CTP), or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is preferred not required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Effective oral and written communications skills, MS/Word and MS/Excel or similar software skills plus knowledge of accounting principles, spreadsheet analysis, and business mathematics.
- Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Thorough knowledge of business principles, practices and techniques used in department management.
- Knowledge of principles and practices of personnel management.
- Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the work of others through subordinates.
- Skill in oral and written communication.
- Ability to work with a diversified group of individuals.
- Ability to establish and maintain an effective rapport with all levels of city management, city officials, vendors, contractors, promoters, media, community business organizations, various associations and the general public.
- Some positions may require knowledge of marketing and contracting regulations for municipal governments, and ability to negotiate contracts.
- The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by personnel assigned to this classification and is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
- Depends On Qualifications (DOQ) + benefits
Interested qualified candidates must submit an application online via NeoGov at: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/dallas
* Applications must be complete, including previous salary history and required references. A resume and letter of interest are recommended. All documents must be attached at the time of submission for consideration. A resume should be submitted as supplemental documentation only and will not be considered as a primary application for the position. Incomplete applications may not be considered. Application must be submitted by the deadline noted on the NeoGov application submission site.
The City of Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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