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We are seeking a Project Accountant with experience in disaster recovery, public finance, or similar work to support disaster recovery work in Dallas, Texas. This is an opportunity to be a part of a project management team that is making a significant impact on behalf of Texas local governments recovering from disasters.
To learn more about our Disaster Management portfolio: 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.
Maintaining and determining 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.
Assisting in creating internal financial operations, including accounting practices, billing and collections, financial planning and analysis, internal audit, back office systems, etc.
Monitoring contractors providing services to the programs.
Supporting program performance reporting and analysis by generating performance reporting information and identifying areas for improvement.
Maintaining 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.
Advising clients on Federal regulation and policy on tracking costs, including direct administrative costs, (DAC) and facilitating reimbursement for all eligible costs incurred by the client;
Managing IT specialists in the development of grants management software
Experience and skills needed to be considered:
A Bachelor’s Degree in an accounting, finance, or related field.
5+ years of 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 budgeting and public Accounting
Graduate’s Degree in an accounting, finance, or related field.
At least three (3) years of disaster recovery experience
Familiarity with Quick Base
Experience working in Texas within a Federal, State and/or City financial role
Knowledge of CDBG-DR or CDBG-MIT, FEMA programs, and/or Covid-19 funding sources
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
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 www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
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