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The Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA) Deputy Director manages all aspects of the assigned division within the agency. Additionally, this position assists the agency

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Typical Functions:

Manages and supervises directly or indirectly, the activities and staff of the division’s departments. Ensures the integrity of the financial systems, transactions, and reports of the division. Evaluates, analyzes, and participates in the creation of various financing sources and programs and determines which options are best suited for agency and constituents needs, evaluating the related risks and rewards to the agency. Collaborates with bond professionals in bringing the agency’s bonds to market. Reports activities to the agency’s board of directors, legislators, and others. Oversees administration of programs in accordance with interagency agreements, federal or state requirements, or as dictated by trust indentures. Coordinates with external auditors and rating agencies in obtaining annual audit reports and issuer credit ratings; coordinates work with other regulators as necessary. Coordinates activities of the agency between departments, between state agencies and between professionals. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of financial accounting and finance-related principles. Knowledge of state budgetary, human resources, and purchasing procedures. Knowledge of affordable housing development. Knowledge of financial systems and internal controls. Knowledge of mortgage and commercial lending. Knowledge of federal and state funding requirements. Knowledge of state procurement processes. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, colleagues, and business partners. Ability to read and interpret legal documents. Ability to plan, organize, train and direct the work of subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, public administration, finance or a related field; plus eight years of progressively more responsible experience in policy administration, financial administration, audit operations or a related field, including four years in a professional managerial capacity.

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