The Vermont Bond Bank (the Bond Bank) is seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as Controller for the organization. The position will additionally support the activities of the Vermont Educational and Health Buildings Financing Agency (VEHBFA) to which the Bond Bank provides administrative support. VEHBFA is similarly an instrumentality of the State of Vermont that provides conduit access to tax-exempt financing for non-profit hospitals and educational institutions in the state.
Candidates should have an interest in infrastructure, community building, and public finance. These topics drive the mission-based work of the Bond Bank and VEHBFA. The Bond Bank has invested significantly in data and community outreach over the last several years to further advance its mission. As part of a small team, the Controller is expected to be a key partner in this direction.
The Controller is generally responsible for all activities related to financial reporting. This includes a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation. The position will also assist with accounts receivable, accounts payable, and the support of budget and forecasting activities.
The Bond Bank is engaged in an on-going effort to improve its systems. Ideal candidates will have the ability to evaluate and inform the selection and adoption of new accounting software and the improvement of existing portfolio management databases.
Unique to the Bond Bank and VEHBFA is an active engagement with the compliance responsibilities associated with being an issuer of federally tax-exempt bonds. Training on these topics will be provided but preexisting knowledge is highly desirable.
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To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, October 19, 2020. The Bond Bank will review applications on a rolling basis.