Virginia Resources Authority (VRA) is the municipal bond bank for Virginia, representing more than $8.5 billion of investment in over 1,800 essential infrastructure projects across the Commonwealth since its creation by the General Assembly in 1984. VRA is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Financial Analyst. The position primarily performs credit analysis for local government loan requests to finance critical water and sewer projects. Also, this position plays a central role in managing the implementation of the Agricultural Best Management Practice Loan program in partnership with state agency partners. Essential functions of the position include: -Review loan and grant applications, analyze financial and project data and prepare credit reports to present to credit committee -Apply VRA credit underwriting guidelines and procedures -Make recommendations on loan authorizations and security -Correspond with state agency partners and loan applicants as needed -Facilitate loan closings, including document review and obtaining appropriate signatures -Provide ad hoc analytical support to the loan programs
-Bachelor's degree in finance or business related field -Knowledge of public finance/municipal government -Strong attention to detail and accuracy -Ability to research and analyze financial data and convey technical ideas -Ability to interpret financial statements -Understanding of municipal revenue generation methods -Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing -Establish and maintain effective working relationships with state-agency partners and other external constituencies
-Experience in credit analysis, loan structuring, or underwriting preferred -MBA or Master's degree in finance or business related field preferred
VRA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including participation in the Virginia Retirement System, medical insurance, paid time off, subsidized parking, and training opportunities. Employment is contingent upon acceptable background and reference checks.