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. Please see details in the links below. NMFA offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and an opportunity for growth.

Accountant

The New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) in Santa Fe seeks to hire a hard-working, self-motivated, full-time Accountant in the Finance Department. Under the direction of the Controller, this position is responsible for performing a variety of technical, professional, and often complex duties as needed to expedite the day-to-day financial and accounting functions of NMFA, supporting the functions of, but not limited to  accounts payable, payroll, journal entry input, purchase order creation, processing of requisitions to be disbursed to and receipt of payments from clients, and reconciliation of assigned bank and general ledger accounts daily and creates monthly reconciliation for review.  The Controller may assign other tasks as needed relating to the recording of information and reports or information requested by other staff.

The ideal candidate will initially be assigned to processing Accounts Payable (AP) but will assist with all Accountant responsibilities in the Finance Department as detailed in the Accountant Job Description.  Duties for AP include serving as the point person for receiving invoices, reviewing contracts and purchase orders to assure validity of amounts, forward invoices electronically to appropriate managers for approval, enter invoices into accounting systems, create check and ACH payments after obtaining Senior Management approvals, and create requests for maintenance of vendor information, including new vendor setups. Enters journal entries into the general ledger system daily and acts as backup to review journal entries entered by other members of staff. Must be able to perform all duties with minimal supervision.

NMFA is a government instrumentality whose mission is to advance New Mexico by financing impactful, well-planned projects. The ideal candidate will possess an Associate degree from an accredited university or college in Accounting, Finance or a related field, and 1+ years progressively responsible experience in fund accounting, bank reconciliations, financial analysis, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of fiduciary responsibilities, methods and procedures as governed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in fund accounting, investment banking, financial analysis, and budget management.

The successful candidate must be able to prioritize, plan, work swiftly and accurately with data, and work under tight deadlines. Ability to balance multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment is required.

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the HR Director, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM 87501 or via email to nmccollum@nmfa.net.

 

Deputy Director

The New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) in Santa Fe is seeking a qualified Deputy Director that will work under the broad policy direction of the Chief Executive Officer. This role performs a variety of professional, executive, and managerial duties related to planning, organizing, controlling, and directing the operations and functions of NMFA.  Establishes long-term and short-term strategies in conjunction with department directors; monitors, evaluates and assures timeliness and effectiveness of NMFA programs and services; directs the orderly evolution of operations management as needed to adapt to change; promotes effective approaches to risk management and empowers staff in their use and application to ensure project compliance and strengthen internal controls.  Develops and maintains effective relationships with state legislators, state executives and agencies, congressional delegation, and federal agencies.  Prepares and gives testimony in support of NMFA and NMFA legislation. Is adaptable and resourceful with very strong organizational skills. Directs the administrative support and analytical duties of the Boards supported by NMFA.

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 in business, public administration, finance, or economics and ten years of progressively responsible experience.  A deep familiarity with state and municipal governments and the New Mexico legislative process is highly desired.  The successful candidate must possess exceptional knowledge of professional fund accounting standards.  Must demonstrate high-level leadership and be able to manage and motivate teams of professionals. The capability to quickly develop and maintain effective relationships with coworkers, senior internal leaders, and public officials is highly desirable and necessary to execute the mission of the New Mexico Finance Authority and represent the office of the Chief Executive Officer.

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the HR Director, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM 87501 or via email to nmccollum@nmfa.net.

 

 

Project Oversight Manager

The New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) in Santa Fe is seeking a Project Oversight Manager to perform technical and professional duties related to the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with strategy, commitments, and goals in coordination with all internal and external stakeholders.  Coordinates with project engineers (structural, mechanical, etc.) to ensure safety, quality, and timeliness of projects.  Evaluates and validates that projects meet all compliance and regulatory requirements. Supports new projects in areas such as new building construction or renovation of commercial space, housing infrastructure, or other new initiatives as required.

NMFA is a government instrumentality whose mission is to advance New Mexico by financing impactful, well-planned projects. The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree, five to eight years of project management experience, and a PMP Certification (or the ability to obtain one within one year of employment).  The ability to develop and manage project schedules, contracts, and deliverables is highly desired.  The successful candidate must possess exceptional knowledge of project management software tools, construction and other project management methodologies, and the project management lifecycle from procurement to close-out.  Must demonstrate high-level leadership and be able to collaborate with various engineers and other stakeholders to monitor and manage project progress.  The ability to quickly develop and maintain effective relationships with coworkers, NMFA technical consultants, and potential project inspectors is required.

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the HR Director, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM 87501 or via email to nmccollum@nmfa.net.

 

Board Administrator

The New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) in Santa Fe is seeking a qualified Board Administrator that will report to the Board Administration Manager. This position performs general administrative duties, including document preparation, printing and assembly, word processing, correspondence, meeting packets and binder booklets. Assists with planning, coordinating, and arranging Board of Directors, Committee and Subcommittee meetings, including drafting agendas. Creates, updates, distributes, and files meeting communications and documentation. Attends board/committee meetings, takes notes during meetings, distributes completed notes per leadership instructions. Supports fellow staff in taking and keeping minutes. Prepares expense reports for Board Members. The position facilitates the needs of multiple functions and requires a person who is adaptable and resourceful with very strong organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail.  This position requires strong written and oral skills; solid proficiency in Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat along with the ability to facilitate the scheduling of and managing of meetings via Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

NMFA is a government instrumentality whose mission is to advance New Mexico by financing impactful, well-planned projects. The ideal candidate will possess administrative experience in supporting a governmental agency, finance organization, or similar entity; an Associate’s degree at a minimum; and at least four years of relevant experience. The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences. The ideal candidate will be versatile and open to learning, as there will be extensive training on the Board Administration process. The ability to balance multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment is required. The ability to quickly develop and maintain effective relationships with coworkers, senior internal leaders, and public officials is highly desirable and necessary to execute the mission of the New Mexico Finance Authority.

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the HR Director, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM 87501 or via email to nmccollum@nmfa.net.