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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico, United States of America
JOB #R2103693

Financial Management Lead – HUD_ Disaster Recovery

Solving the world’s most complex challenges. At ICF we make BIG things happen. Let’s work together to help Hurricane survivors and communities recover and rebuild for future resilience. 

ICF is seeking a Financial Management Lead who will support government agencies in Puerto Rico on projects that aim to reduce the island’s future disaster risk. As Financial Management Lead, you should have experience with and knowledge of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Mitigation – (CDBG-MIT) and/or Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) programs, 2 CFR 200 Uniform Requirements, 24 CFR 570, DRGR, financial management systems, as well as FEMA and other applicable federal disaster recovery and mitigation programs.

The Financial Management Lead will work onsite with the Program Manager, senior ICF staff, subject matter experts, and others to assist the client with project management and implementation of infrastructure and resilience related activities to ensure smooth project performance. This role is key to ensuring costs and activities are eligible and accounted for accurately. As such, this position requires you to maintain a complete understanding of all applicable program policies, requirements, and procedures within the established project guidelines and to know the regulatory and statutory compliance requirements for HUD-funded programs.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop monthly reports to ensure project costs are coded appropriately to the project codes
  • Assist with the forecasting and planning process
  • Support analysis of actual results against budget/forecasts and determine variance drivers
  • Work in close collaboration with on-site Leads and with the PMO and project management to support best practices and client policies
  • Develop weekly, monthly, and quarterly budget/process reports to be submitted to the client and management team
  • Support the PMO ensuring accurate information is incorporated into project management control tools, techniques, and plans
  • Manage multiple tasks and assignments independently under limited supervision
  • Financial management, report development, and the use of data visualization tools such as MS Excel, iDashboards, Power BI, etc.
  • Oversee multiple projects, priorities, and competing deadlines and rapidly adapting to changing production requirements and schedules

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s in accounting, business administration, economics, or related field 
  • At least five (5) years of experience working in a similar role, such as accounting or ensuring financial compliance of federally funded projects and programs
  • Knowledge of CDBG, CDBG-DR, CDBG-MIT, and other federal, state, or local grants
  • Experience working with accounting and financial management database software 
  • Expertise in 2 CFR 200 

 Preferred Skills/Experience: 

  • Experience working in a consulting firm, development organization, or public agency preferred
  • Experience with accounting database tools, such as Quick Base or CostPoint
  • Researching and applying federal requirements associated with state and local government financial management using HUD CDBG-DR/MIT or regular CDBG funding
  • Knowledge of similar federally funded disaster recovery and mitigation programs
  • Experience bridging state/local financial systems with DRGR
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English)

Professional Skills: 

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders including engineers; planners; GIS professionals; federal, tribal, and state government officials; and the public.
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OnBase, Adobe Pro, MS Publisher or similar, MS Access or other database program/software, SharePoint, SAP, at an advanced level
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities

This job is a Section 3 eligible job opportunity. We encourage applications from individuals that are low income and/or living in Public Housing.  

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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