Financial Associate (Public) II gathers and interprets financial data and coordinates the process for the origination of debt securities used to finance public projects for housing, utilities or other municipal initiatives. Develops estimates of services and completes a comprehensive analysis of project, including bond ratings and insurance. Being a Financial Associate (Public) II collaborates with public officials in analyzing the necessary bond and cash flow reports that are associated with the projects. Starts the offering process and may make recommendations to interested investors. Additionally, Financial Associate (Public) II coordinates preparation of all offering documents. Manages the bond issuance process and assists with the offering. Depending on the size and level of project, responsibility may vary. May manage the entire project or only a portion of the deal. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Financial Associate (Public) II gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Financial Associate (Public) II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience.