NJ Employer Post-Approval Conditions Officer in Trenton, New Jersey

New Jersey Economic Development AuthorityEqual Opportunity EmployerJob ID 2016-1271LocationUS - NJ - TrentonCategory/DepartmentPost-Closing Financial Services - Finance & Bond Portfolio ManagementExperience..Overview:This position is responsible for monitoring approval conditions for real estate or job incentive grants and tax credit awards from the time of Board approval to closing.$53,693 - $80,539Responsibilities:Essential Duties and Responsibilities1.Serves as the primary customer relationship liaison for complex and significant monetary valued real estate and jobs incentives grants or tax credit award recipients, post approval through the closing.2.Reviews and thoroughly understands all legislative requirements of the incentive programs (Act, Regulations, Policies and Procedures)3.Monitors applicant's compliance with conditions of approval prior to closing of grant/awards and ensures current financial and other information has been received, reviewed and is satisfactory to fulfill those conditions.4.Develops a significant depth of knowledge of project movement throughout the organization and is responsible for coordinating over-lapping processes with Bonds and Incentive, Underwriting, Closing and Post-Closing.5.Meets with existing customers including senior level executives, business consultants and accountants to discuss grant/tax credit award agreements terms to ensure a thorough understanding of conditions required to fulfill the approval.6.Communicates timing issues, inconsistencies with submissions and has critical/difficult conversations to manage expectations/outcomes of finalizing awards.7.Negotiates with applicants to extend terms when required within established guidelines. Ensures extensions are completed timely and fees are remitted.8.Issues a post approval memorandum recommending closing to the Director and transfers to Closing Services to close, identifying and highlighting nuances of complex projects appropriate for continued scrutiny as projects move forward.9.Attends Incentives Committee and NJEDA Board meetings. Provides quarterly reporting memoranda to EDA's board for approval extensions, and responds to questions that may arise from Committee and Board members regarding the projects and program requirements as required.10.Provides data and relationship support to Governance & Communication, Senior Leadership and the Business Action Center regarding all projects.11.Participates in discussions and offers recommendations for inter-agency process efficiencies and regulatory changes to the Director, Managing Director, SLT and Attorney General's office based on historical program knowledge and administration of the real estate incentive programs with customers and partnering state agencies.12.Promotes teamwork and communication to encourage an interactive, cooperative, collaborative and customer focused work environment among division, EDA staff and external customers.13.Performs other duties and special projects, as assigned.Required Skills and AbilitiesExcellent customer service skillsStrong analytical, technical and organizational skillsAbility to prioritize workload, must be highly organized, detail-oriented, handle various tasks simultaneously and work independently within limited time constraints with little or no supervisionAbility to manage a large, diverse portfolio of customers simultaneouslyMust be able to develop a high level of proficiency in understanding and applying NJ statutory and EDA policy guidelines in order to effectively interpret Real Estate Incentive AgreementsAbility to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; proficient in grammar, spelling and editing; and foster communications with business professionals and EDA staffStrong decision-making abilityAbility to meet tight deadlinesMust be able to maintain confidentiality and deal effectively and diplomatically with business professionals and EDA st