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Financial Analyst - Disaster Management
Ready to grow your financial career in an environment where your work has an immediate impact on the community you live in?
ICF's Disaster Management team is seeking a Financial Analyst with experience in disaster recovery, public finance, accounting or similar work to support disaster recovery work in Austin, Texas. This is an opportunity to be a part of a project management team that is making a significant impact on behalf of state operations working to optimize disaster grant financial management.
What you will be doing:
• Develop professional expertise of federal grant operations, federal regulations, and federal cost principles
• Challenge processes, find areas of improvement in the client accounting and financial practices that add efficiency and value
• Work in a custom-built disaster recovery database to track federal budgets, project spending, and develop customized reporting tools
• Interact and collaborate with several internal project teams as well as client teams to resolve client issues or address client needs
• Review vendor invoices and federal reimbursement documentation to ensure compliance with federal and state requirements
• Maintain and determine the accuracy and reliability of agency accounting records, such as expenditures, program cost codes, and revenue collection records
• Develop, update, and maintain standard operating procedures (S.O.P’s)
• Report variances and recommend adjustments to accounting data to match actual activity
• Create and provide technical assistance, documentation review trainings, and S.O.P overviews to client teams
• Monitor documentation and financial activity of contracted vendors providing services to various federal grant programs• Evaluate the financial performance of various federal grant programs, provide written analysis on weekly and monthly financial reports and present financial analysis to internal or client teams
Experience and skills needed to be considered:• A Bachelor’s Degree
• (1)+ years of experience in disaster recovery or federal grants management experience
• Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Excel (including the use of pivot tables and advanced formulas)
• Experience working with large datasets or database systems
• Finance experience in one or more of the following:
o Forecastingo Accounting
• Graduate’s Degree in public administration, statistics, disaster recovery, accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field of study
• At least two (2) years of disaster recovery experience
• Familiarity with Quick Base or Dynamics 365
• Experience working in Texas within a Federal, State and/or City financial role
• Knowledge of CDBG-DR or CDBG-MIT• Previous experience supporting disaster
• Expert problem-solving capabilities and ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge to unique circumstances• Self-motivated; ability to work independently
• Excellent writing and presentation skills, with experience writing technical information clearly and concisely
These jobs are Section 3 eligible job opportunities. We encourage applications from individuals that are low income and/or living in Public Housing.
Working at ICF
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Austin, TX (TX18)