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Austin, Texas, United States of America
JOB #R2203665

Lead CDBG Regulatory Financial Specialist

Are you looking to advance your grant financial expertise? Join our team of Disaster Management experts!

We are seeking a Lead CDBG Regulatory Financial Specialist with experience in disaster recovery, public finance, 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 recovery operations working to optimize disaster grant resource management. 

https://www.icf.com/work/disaster-management

What you will be doing:

  • Working in a custom-built disaster recovery database to track funding, project progress, and develop customized reporting tools.

  • Reviewing federal reimbursement documentation to ensure compliance with federal and state requirements.

  • Maintaining a database with important data for the long-term management of the State’s disaster recovery grants.

  • Maintain and determine the accuracy and reliability of agency accounting records, such as expenditure, fund, appropriation, expense and revenue collection records, and ensures agency assets are accounted for properly.

  • Reporting variances and recommend adjustments to accounting data to match actual activity.

  • Providing technical assistance to the state on management of its disaster recovery grants.

  • Assist in creating internal financial operations, including accounting practices, billing and collections, financial planning and analysis, internal audit, back office systems, etc.

  • Monitor contractors providing services to the programs.

  • Support program performance reporting and analysis by generating performance reporting information and identifying areas for improvement.

  • Maintain systems and control necessary to provide accurate accounts of expenditures and budget balances for agency programs.

  • Developing or updating procedures for the proper administration of grant funds.

Experience and skills needed to be considered:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree

  • 5+ years of disaster recovery and/or federal grants management experience

  • Experience with 2 CFR 200

  • 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:

Budgeting

Forecasting

Public Accounting

Preferred experience:

  • Graduate’s Degree in public administration, disaster recovery, accounting, business administration, or a related field of study

  • At least five (5) 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 recovery operations

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills, with experience writing technical information clearly and concisely

  • Expert problem-solving capabilities and ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge to unique circumstances

  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently

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

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.

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.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com 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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