Capital Funding Debt Manager – Department of Finance

City and County of Denver
November 17, 2022
Denver, CO
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About Our Job

The City and County of Denver utilizes a hybrid model workplace that balances the responsibilities of public service with the benefits of a flexible work environment. Employees work where needed,at a city site and/or in the field several days a week and telecommute remotely at a designated workplace within the State of Colorado the remaining days.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible because this posting may close without advanced notice.

About the Department of Finance

The Department of Finance manages the city's investing, fiscal analysis, budgeting, debt and asset management, tax assessment and collection, and accounting functions as well as establishing, maintaining and enforcing fiscal policies, practices and procedures for the entire City and County of Denver. The Department commits to Denver residents the delivery of these services through a financial structure that mirrors the best practices of both the public and private sectors. This commitment promotes better service, enhanced performance measures, maximum accountability and improved business processes.

About the Cash and Capital Funding Division

The Cash and Capital Funding (CCF) division oversees the city's cash handling, banking activities, investment portfolios, and capital funding needs including debt issuance and management. CCF is part of the Department of Finance and supports the CFO's Office, the Capital Planning and Real Estate division, and the Controller's and Treasurer's Office within the Department of Finance (DOF), and works closely with various City agencies, including the Mayor's Office, City Council and Denver International Airport.

Diversity in the City

The City and County of Denver is committed to cultivating a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. This commitment is woven into our values and belief that we are strongest when we embrace and celebrate our differences. We aim to have employees who are as diverse as our residents, with different perspectives and unique ways of thinking. If you share these values and our enthusiasm for equity, we encourage you to apply to join our team.

The Department of Finance's Cash & Capital Funding (CCF) Division is looking for a Capital Funding Debt Manager. As a Capital Funding Debt Manager, you will lead City financings and the administration and management of various City and Enterprise debt portfolios currently totaling approximately $9 billion and $350 million swap portfolio, while ensuring conformance with the City's financial policies, federal and state regulatory requirements and industry standards. Key functions include, but are not limited to providing leadership, supervising team members, structuring, execution, key stakeholder relations and post-issuance compliance of capital financing transactions. Duties also include assisting in citywide capital planning efforts, strategic planning and department policy formulation.

Specifically, the Capital Funding Manager will be responsible for:

  • Leading, coordinating and providing technical expertise for complex debt portfolio(s) management and administration, project management, and strategic financial planning including risk mitigation and long-range capital funding planning efforts.
  • Developing, implementing, and vetting technical and comprehensive financing proposals, plans and structures, including the leading, coordinating and executing of financings and public-private-partnerships.
  • Implementing organization principles, financial policies and municipal government operations, including the legislative and political process for capital financings.
  • Ongoing debt policy review and revisions.
  • Managing and maintaining key internal and external stakeholder relations, including but not limited to, elected officials, DOF leadership, City agencies, rating agencies, bond counsel and investors.
  • Advise on and implement department strategic planning efforts, internal financial controls, and capital program financings to enhance financial stability for the organization through contributions in financial management, risk mitigation strategies, cost reductions & productivity improvements.
  • Training, coaching, and developing highly regarded Capital Funding team member(s), while promoting and fostering team culture that aligns with Citywide and department objectives aimed at engagement, collaboration, diversity and equity.

About You

We are looking for someone with some or all the following skills and experience:

  • Ability to perform and lead a variety of work assignments simultaneously, employing strong management and effective multi-tasking skills
  • Effective communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex and technical subject matter effectively and in a concise manner, both orally and through written documentation including memos, presentations, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with proven ability to provide clear directives, motivate and empower a team, and foster collaboration
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and quantitative acumen.
  • Professional experience with municipal finance, project management, financial/debt capital markets, general governmental operations and strategic planning, experience with airport credits is preferred.
  • Previous supervisory/managerial experience

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of full performance, professional level experience overseeing and administering functional or operational aspects of fiscal business operations.
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education.
  • Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements.

About Everything Else

Job Profile
CV2312 Fiscal Administrator III
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Position Salary Range
$99,162.00 - $163,617.00

Starting Pay
$115,000.00 - $130,000.00/year, based on education and experience

Department of Finance

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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