State of Michigan/Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

Brief Job Description:

At MEDC, we help Michiganders prosper by investing in our businesses and communities, enabling the growth of good jobs and promoting Michigan’s reputation as a world-class business location and travel destination. By joining our team, you will play an integral role in directly supporting Michigan’s success, where you work, live and play. Come be part of the team as a Incentive Structuring & Program Analyst.

The Incentive Structuring & Program Analyst is responsible for Michigan Community Revitalization Program (MCRP) grant incentives and Brownfield Tax Increment Financing (TIF) incentives.  This involves negotiating, structuring, and closing of complex real estate-oriented investment projects.  This position manages the project portfolio from concept to close, ensuring the MEDC and State’s investments are protected, deals are structured to secure the best rate of return for the State, and to stimulate economic development.  This position requires the underwriting and negotiation of complex real estate transactions and ensuring data quality for accuracy in reporting to the Legislature and others.  In addition, this position will perform statutory reviews for Community Development programs.

Preferred candidate will have:

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to read, analyze and explain complex documents and information.
  • Experience in program/project and/or real estate underwriting
  • Knowledge of contracts and property law
  • Experience administering similar community development grant programs, business development grant programs and/or loan programs.

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The health and safety of our employees is a top priority for the MEDC, and we are taking steps to ensure that safety. Our offices are temporarily working remotely as part of our COVID response. This position will be based out of the Lansing office with the ability to work a hybrid remote/in-person schedule upon MEDC’s official return to office date.

To learn more about the MEDC’s overall COVID response efforts supporting Michigan business and communities, please visit www.michiganbusiness.org/covid19response/.

Business Unit: Community Development; CD Incentives

Supervisor: Mary Kramer, Manager of Brownfield, CRP, & Smartzones

Minimum Education Required:

Possession of a bachelor’s degree in any major with at least 24 semester (36 term) credits in one or a combination of the following: accounting, finance, or economics.

Minimum Experience Required:

Three years of professional experience providing a systematic review, analysis, interpretation, and/or evaluation of budgets, mortgages, loans, or other financial data, equivalent to a Financial Analyst, including one year equivalent to a Financial Analyst P11, Accountant P11, or Auditor P11.

Prefer at least two years of experience in program/project underwriting and knowledge of contracts and property law, experience administering similar community development grant programs, business development grant programs and/or loan programs.

How to Apply:

If you believe that your qualifications meet the listed requirements and are interested in joining our team, please apply through the NEOGOV link below:

Financial Analyst 12

Deadline for Response: Oct 25, 2021

To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.