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HCD Financial Analyst III (081051)

Capital Analyst

Recruitment #24-001219-0001


This is a skilled service position with full State of Maryland Benefits

Work that matters.  The Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in affordable housing and community development.  Our team needs an incumbent that will challenge the status quo, effectively communicate ideas and issues, independently implement practical and efficient solutions, believe change is good and want to come to work knowing what they do makes a difference.

DHCD offers limited, subsidized health benefits, flexible work schedule and job-sharing options; training, advancement and career path opportunities; casual business dress Friday as well as during the Summer, a competitive salary and shuttle service for MARC train commuters.  Now located in Prince George’s County off of route 50 close by the New Carrollton MARC train station




7800 Harkins Rd, Lanham MD 20706


The Division of Finance and Administration is seeking an enthusiastic individual to serve as a Capital Analyst. The Capital Analyst will assist the Capital Budget unit’s activities based upon the goals and priorities of the Department. The incumbent will be involved with assisting the capital budget team in monitoring the half-billion-dollar capital budget. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing and accurately account for special and federal awards received by DHCD by working closely with program staff on new grant applications or other municipal awards, loan servicing of State assets, portfolio analysis including risk management and calculation of projected losses. 

The position is involved in macro analysis and requires the operation and coordination of many units in the Department requiring an understanding of multiple technical areas including, data warehouses, system report writers, electronic file security, capital markets, mortgage products and execution methodologies, electronic file security, underwriting, asset management, grant/loan agreements and required reporting, debt management, and compliance to State and Federal regulations and loan servicing.


Education:     A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university.  

Experience:   Three years of professional financial analysis experience, such as managing financial asset and debt portfolios, examining, analyzing, and interpreting accounting, budget, grant or real estate investment portfolio records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.  


1.  A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or documented eligibility to sit for the CPA Examination may be substituted for the educational requirement.  

2.  A Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required experience.       

3.  Candidates may substitute one year of professional financial analysis experience, such as managing financial asset and debt portfolios, examining, analyzing, and interpreting accounting, budget, grant or real estate investment portfolio records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles for 30 credits on a year-for-year basis for the required education.  

4.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Accounting Officer classification or Financial Management specialty codes in the accounting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.    


  • Experience working in accounting; finance; auditing; and, federal or state program compliance
  • Experience in financial reporting, budgeting, and data analysis
  • Experience reconciling accounting systems (FMIS, Sage, AMP, Oracle, QuickBooks)


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle.  Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum and selective qualifications for this recruitment. Please provide transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application.  For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Report all experience and education related to this position.  Selected Candidates may be subject to testing in Microsoft Excel and Budgeting.



Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to: 

Jamaal Simpson 
Department of Housing and Community Development 
Office of Human Resources, 
7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706.

All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to Please include the following information in the body of the email:

Attn: Jamaal Simpson, HR Generalist
Your First and Last Name: 
Recruitment #:
Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment:

Incorrect or incomplete application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in these positions and cannot apply online, please fill out the revised paper application. For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7781.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

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