Controller of Debt & Strategic Planning
GovHR USA is pleased to announce the recruitment of candidates for the next Controller of Debt & Strategic Planning for the City of Chesapeake, VA (population of 245,000). Chesapeake is the second largest City in land area in Virginia (352 sq. miles) and is the second most populous city in Virginia. Located just 20 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean, 15 minutes from downtown Norfolk and an hour from Colonial Williamsburg and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, Chesapeake is considered one of Virginia’s premier cities.
The City of Chesapeake Controller of Debt and Strategic Planning administers, directs, manages and oversees the debt management and strategic financial planning activities of the City under the direction of the Director of Finance – including development and monitoring of debt policies for compliance. The position holds a key leadership position in the Finance Department, provides central coordination of all City debt (with schools and certain component units) for general obligation, revenue and tax increment financing district improvement bonds, commercial paper, loans and other lines of credit facilities and the related year-end tasks surrounding debt for the annual audit. As the lead person responsible for Bond Sales, the position will work closely with external and internal sources related to bond offerings including the bond counsel, financial advisor and the City Attorney’s Office in development and review of legal documents, the pricing and sale of bonds, official statements, creating timelines, rating agency and investor presentations and closing documents.
The position requires:
• A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics or a closely related field and at least six years related financial experience that would demonstrate the skills and ability to perform the work.
• Knowledge of municipal capital financing, municipal bond markets, arbitrage and tax compliance regulations
• The ability to prepare comprehensive financial and economic reports, develop and analyze alternative financial strategies, and present ideas clearly and concisely.
The stated salary is +/-100,000 DOQ with excellent benefits. Residency is not required. Please apply online at www.govHRJobs.com with résumé, cover letter, and contact information for 5 professional references by Nov 6, 2020, attn Sarah McKee, Senior VP, GovHRUSA. TEL: 224/282-8310; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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