Investment Officer

City of San Antonio
Full Time 30 or more per week $64,097 - $96,145 Per year Finance United States


Under general direction, is responsible for performing professional-level work in investment management in the Financial Management Division. Working conditions are primarily in an office environment with the possibility of remote work. Exercises no supervision.

Work Location
100 W. Houston St.

Work Hours
7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Monday - Friday

Essential Job Functions

  • Manages the City's cash and securities portfolio and invests the City's funds in a systematic manner.
  • Coordinates the development of cash flow models and construction draw down schedules used to formulate investment strategies and to execute investment trades.
  • Performs cash flow analyses to determine daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual cash receipts and expenditures, and designs investment strategies accordingly.
  • Prepares quarterly portfolio reports describing the status of the City's investments with regard to portfolio value, structure, yields, earnings, and maturities.
  • Prepares various investment and operating data reports.
  • Updates the City's Investment Policy annually as required by the Texas Public Funds Investment Act.
  • Evaluates, designs and participates in the structuring of financial models and forecasts used to invest funds.
  • Maintains continuous contact with the market and executes buy and sell orders.
  • Interacts with and interviews brokers/dealers.
  • Prepares Request for Qualifications for the selection of broker/dealers.
  • Acts as a resource to and liaison between the Finance Department and various departments within COSA as well as external contacts.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with preferable coursework in Math, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or other related field.
  • Three (3) years of experience in Finance.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience investing in Municipal, Treasury, and Agency securities.
  • Ability to manage quantitative analytical and modeling skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
Applicant Information
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance. 
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application. 
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Knowledge of investment and portfolio management.
  • Knowledge of financial analysis and management concepts.
  • Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.
  • Ability to operate a computer keyboard and other basic office equipment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to create and use complex computer spreadsheets and graphical presentations.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex financial problems, documents, and reports.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Ability to schedule and coordinate projects, set priorities, and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and use rational judgment in making work-related decisions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.