Employment Opportunities

The New Mexico Finance Authority is a government instrumentality that works to advance New Mexico by financing impactful, well-planned projects — including infrastructure, capital equipment, economic development, and financial recovery projects — for communities and businesses throughout the state. Recent expansion of NMFA’s programs has created the need for additional staff members. NMFA currently has positions open in its program and legal departments. Please see details in the links below. NMFA offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and an opportunity for growth.

Managing Director, Credit

The New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) in Santa Fe seeks an experienced analyst, lender, and creative problem solver to manage various NMFA loan portfolios. Reporting to the Chief of Program Operations, the Managing Director of Credit supervises a team of analysts that oversees a large portfolio of public loans and small portfolio of commercial loans.  The Managing Director is responsible for monitoring public taxes and fees that are pledged to public loans and the performance of various public utilities. The Managing Director will be responsible for updating policies regarding credit worthiness, collateral, and ability to repay.

The NMFA is a government instrumentality whose mission is to advance New Mexico by financing impactful, well-planned projects.  The ideal candidate will possess a Master’s degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field, 8+ years progressively responsible experience in fund accounting, investment banking, financial analysis, or budget management, five (5) years of which should have been in banking, local or state government, or agencies closely affiliated with those organizations. The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional analysis skills and the ability to communicate the results to a variety of audiences. Ability to balance multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment is required.

Submit resumes to Chief Administrative Officer, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM  87501 or e-mail to dcdebaca@nmfa.net

Regional Finance Manager

The New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) in Santa Fe is seeking qualified lenders for a Regional Finance Manager that will report to the Managing Director, Lending. This position will represent NMFA within assigned communities in the state and will originate loans and grants sought by local governments within their regions. The Regional Finance Manager will also work with economic development organizations to determine whether NMFA has an appropriate economic development finance program to help them achieve their projects. The Regional Finance Manager will work with NMFA’s credit analysts in finalizing finance summaries and recommendations.

The NMFA is a government instrumentality whose mission is to advance New Mexico by financing impactful, well-planned projects.  The ideal candidate will possess experience in fund accounting, investment banking, finance, commercial finance, budget management or a similar field; excellent technical report writing, verbal and written communication skills; a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance or a related field and at least 3 years of relevant experience. The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional analysis skills and the ability to communicate the results to a variety of audiences. Ability to balance multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment is required.

Submit resumes to Chief Administrative Officer, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM  87501 or e-mail to dcdebaca@nmfa.net

Managing Director, Recovery Programs

The New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) in Santa Fe is seeking qualified applicants for Managing Director, Recovery Programs that will report to the Chief of Program Operations.  This position will oversee a new economic recovery and stimulus department that oversees the application and processing of Small Business Recovery Loan Fund loans and Local Economic Development Act Recovery grants. The Managing Director will supervise a team of highly qualified funding coordinators who review, approve and close financial assistance awards to businesses that are experiencing financial hardship due to the public health order resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The NMFA is a government instrumentality whose mission is to advance New Mexico by financing impactful, well-planned projects. The successful candidate will possess a BA/BS from an accredited university in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field.  8+years progressively responsible experience in fund accounting, investment banking, financial analysis, or budget management, five (5) years of which should have been in local or state government, or agencies closely affiliated with local or state government.  The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional analysis skills and the ability to communicate the results to a variety of audiences. Ability to balance multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment is required.

Submit resumes to Chief Administrative Officer, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM  87501 or e-mail to dcdebaca@nmfa.net

 

Attorney

The New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) in Santa Fe seeks to hire a hard-working, self-motivated, full-time Attorney with at least 5 years of experience to work with the Commercial Lending group.  Under the direction of the Chief Legal Officer, this position is responsible for providing professional, timely and competent legal services to the NMFA. Concentration areas include, but are not limited to: representing the NMFA in the negotiation, documentation and closing of secured and unsecured loan transactions; analysis of UCC and real property collateral issues;  experience in commercial finance, lending and incentive programs; familiarly with creditor’s rights and bankruptcy matters; loan loss issues and underwriting; familiarity with open meetings, public records and similar transparency statutes; experience in legislative research and statutory interpretation.

The NMFA is a government instrumentality whose mission is to advance New Mexico by financing impactful, well-planned projects.  The ideal candidate must be licensed to practice law in New Mexico; must have excellent legal writing, research, and oral communication skills, excellent organizational and prioritizing abilities. Business and Corporate Law highly preferred.  Must have the ability to use initiative and good judgement in working independently as well as in a team.  Must be able to perform all duties with minimal supervision. The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional analysis skills and the ability to communicate the results to a variety of audiences. Ability to balance multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment is required.

Submit resumes to Chief Administrative Officer, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM  87501 or e-mail to dcdebaca@nmfa.net