Finance Specialist

Maryland Department of Commerce

ADMINISTRATOR III

FINANCE SPECIALIST I (SPECIAL APPOINTMENT)

SALARY RANGE: $51,152 – $82,089

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY SECTOR DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

OFFICE OF FINANCE PROGRAMS

The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Finance Specialist I within the Office of Finance Programs whose primary responsibility will be to deliver the Department’s finance programs to appropriate customers in support of the agency’s core mission to create, attract, and retain businesses in the State. Incumbent will be responsible for analyzing the economic impact of business projects in order to recommend the appropriate type and level of financial assistance; prepare appropriate analysis and summary of proposed incentive transactions; present analysis and summary of transaction to appropriate authority for approval; coordinate the documentation, closing, and funding of the approved incentive transaction; and assist with ongoing follow-up of the transaction if required. This position interacts with customers, industry, agency personnel, jurisdictions, and other State agencies.

The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; the ability to read, analyze, and interpret a variety of financial statements, business plans, financial and credit reports and conduct analysis as well as the ability to collect data, establish facts, and define problems. Must be able to work with high level public and private sector officials and maintain effective working relationships and handle multiple, concurrent and high priority projects. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite for Windows including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, Google Mail and/or other relevant software. Some statewide travel is required. Should be familiar with business accounting and finance.

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Finance and at least five years of experience in administrative or professional work. Three years of this experience must have involved commercial bank lending experience that includes; underwriting, credit analysis, collateral evaluation, and loan documentation.

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: FINANCE SPECIALIST I World Trade Center – 401 E. Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21202 NO LATER THAN: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019

To apply for this job please visit commerce.maryland.gov.