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.

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.

 Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Chief Administrative Officer, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM 87501.

Credit Analyst

The New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) in Santa Fe is seeking a Credit Analyst to join our team responsible for assessing credit risk across NMFA programs and portfolios. Reporting to the Managing Director of Credit, credit analysts work collaboratively with regional finance managers, legal counsel, and client services to support the underwriting, structuring, approval and monitoring of NMFA loan products.

 The NMFA is a government instrumentality whose mission is to advance New Mexico by financing impactful, well-planned projects. This is an exceptional opportunity for candidates motivated by the mission of NMFA. Credit analysts work with a variety of issuers throughout the state, from public municipalities to private businesses, and across a multitude of sectors including infrastructure, education, water and wastewater infrastructure, utilities, healthcare, hospitality, retail, and agriculture. This position offers excellent transaction experience and opportunities to contribute to enhancing NMFA’s approach to credit risk management.

 The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years’ professional experience in accounting, investment banking, finance or asset management and strong technical skills particularly in the areas of cash flow analysis and transaction due diligence. The successful candidate must demonstrate attention to detail and must be able to prioritize effectively across multiple projects and meet deadlines. In addition to performing financial analyses, the successful candidate will be expected to draft written reports and to effectively communicate analytic results to team members and in Committee/Board presentations.

 Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Chief Administrative Officer, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM 87501.

Senior Accountant

The New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) in Santa Fe is seeking qualified applicants for Sr. Accountant that will report to the Treasurer/Investment Manager.  This position is responsible for performing a variety of technical and professional duties as needed to expedite the day-to-day financial and accounting functions of NMFA, supporting some or all the functions linked to accounts receivable, wire transfers, troubleshooting loan and grant awards as they relate to project cost collections. Reconciles operating account daily and creates monthly reconciliation for review by the Treasurer/Investment Manager.

The NMFA is a government instrumentality whose mission is to advance New Mexico by financing impactful, well-planned projects. The ideal candidate serves as the point person for coordinating with the Regional Finance Managers and Programs Division, as well as the Controller on loan closing instructions and procedures; reviews and revises as needed loan and grant documents to close loans/grants; maintains the debt service payment process by communication of wire transfer instructions for incoming bank transfers, secures proper signatures, prepares instructions for outgoing wire transfers and secures approval signatures; monitors debt service due dates; coordinates bond payments and status reports; maintains loan accounts in the accounting loan servicing module, including adding new loan data and recoding debt service payments and prepayments on existing loans; performs loan confirmations; receives entity confirmation accounting forms or requests, completes forms or requests to provide balance status, collateral used, interest rates, etc., for active or paid-off loans; supports Client Services in client requests and questions related to loan servicing , analyzes and prepares all prepays and payoffs; wires and processes payments.

The ideal candidate will possess a B.A./B.S. degree from an accredited university in Accounting, Finance or a related field, and 7+ years progressively responsible experience 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 Chief Administrative Officer, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM  87501 or by email: dcdebaca@nmfa.net

Human Resource Manager

The New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) in Santa Fe is seeking a Human Resource Manager to oversee all aspects of human resource practices and processes with strong recruiting experience.  Duties involve managing activities such as job design, recruitment, employee relations, performance management, training and development and talent management.  The Human Resource Manager will ensure that there is a productive workplace where everyone works to realize the established mission and objectives, promotes company values, and shapes a positive culture.

NMFA is a government instrumentality whose mission is to advance New Mexico by financing impactful, well-planned projects. This is an exceptional opportunity for candidates motivated by the mission of NMFA. The Human Resource Manager will develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy; manage the recruitment and selection process; support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital; develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems tactics and procedures across the organization; nurture a positive working environment; oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance; maintain pay plan and benefits programs; assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs.

The ideal candidate will possess a BA/BS from an accredited university in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organizational Development, or related field, plus 8-10 years progressively responsible experience. In-depth knowledge of HR management theory, methods and practices including benefits, retirement plans, compensation systems, performance management systems, organizational design, recruitment, and selection practices.

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Chief Administrative Officer, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM  87501 or by email: dcdebaca@nmfa.net