Department/Agency of position: 
City of Georgetown Finance Department
Location of position: 
Georgetown, TX
$2,334.40 - $2,743.20 Biweekly
Date Posted: 
Friday, May 19, 2017
Closing Date: 
Monday, June 19, 2017
Job Description: 

This position requires a Cover Letter and Resume

Under general supervision, responsible for administering the City's Debt and investment programs. Provides oversight, monitors, and protects the City funds within these programs.


Coordinates the activities of all City debt issuances; serves as liaison to the financial advisor and bond counsel; reviews the official statement which includes obtaining, calculating, and verifying all information; reviews the debt services payments for accuracy. Manages the cash flow and investments of City funds; revises and adopts the investment policy annually; establishes selection criteria, selects, and maintains list of brokers/dealers with which the City will purchase and sell securities; invests excess funds in compliance with the public Funds Investment Act; reviews and analyzes investment offerings. Assists with various special projects, related to debt and investment information, budget, CAFR and bond rating. Monitors financial transactions of City to ensure proper accounting of public funds; makes recommendations to improve procedures and accountability. Coordinates the City's daily Cash Management Program, to include monitoring and investing idle City funds in accordance with the City's Investment Policy and under the direction of Director, ensuring adequate and readily available funds to meet the City's cash flow needs. Enters all investment transactions into portfolio software systems; prepares month end reporting and related journal entries; develops policies and procedures for cash management program Administers the City's bank depository contract and coordinates the City's banking activity. Monitors banking services agreements between city and depository bank. Manages and oversees the City's debt management program, including preparation of operating statements, drafting bond rating presentations, and related duties. Ensures timely payment of all City debt/bond obligations; prepares bond disbursement schedules needed for Arbitrage Rebate calculation. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting or related field. Four (4) years of full-time experience related to investment program analysis and management.

EMPLOYMENT TESTING: •Employment is contingent on passing post-offer, pre-employment drug testing and criminal background investigations.

Knowledge of: Public Funds Investment Act (PFIA) Financial analysis techniques Municipal finance principles Budgetary and accounting procedures, policies, and practices Automated financial management systems. Modern office methods, practices, procedures, and equipment. Commonly used business software such as Microsoft Office Suite

Skill in: Preparing a variety of financial statements, reports and analyses. Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing. Establishing and Maintaining effective working relationships Manipulating computer accounting and spreadsheet software. Comprehending complex oral and written instructions and technical terminology, work accurately with numerical detail. Problem solving Understanding and interpreting complex financial and mathematical reports and presentations. Analyzing data, financial forecasting and developing related spreadsheets.