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Controller

Be a part of the team that provides affordable housing opportunities to New Mexicans statewide. New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority (MFA) has a Controller. The Controller will manage all accounting operations in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles, and federal and state regulations. Supervise and manage personnel and workflow within the Accounting Department. Manage and develop MFA financial reporting and perform financial analysis as needed to support management decision making.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree required in accounting or finance; advanced degree preferred. Eight years’ experience in mortgage loans, mortgage banking, public accounting or public finance required; 10 or more years’ experience in the field preferred. Management experience required. Certified Public Accountant required

Experience cannot substitute for degree for exempt positions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Train, supervise and evaluate employees, Decision making, management and leadership skills, Experience in budgeting and allocation of resources, Ability to manage complex projects, Critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills, Background in the use of computer software, including specialized software applicable to the position, Knowledge of industry best practices, Ability to adapt to changes in work situations and priorities, Exercise good judgement, Collect, organize and interpret data, Read, analyze and interpret standards, policies, procedures and regulations, Develop and write reports, policies, procedures, correspondence and presentations, Ability to present complex ideas to a variety of stakeholders, Establish and maintain constructive and cooperative interpersonal relationships with employees, peers, supervisors and managers in the work unit, other MFA departments and with outside partners and services providers, Knowledge of governmental accounting standards, general accounting processes, cash management and accounting department internal control structures, Knowledge of federal program uniform guidance.

Job Description

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