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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico, United States of America
JOB #R2103696

Subrecipient Financial Technical Assistance Specialist – 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 Subrecipient Financial Technical Assistance Specialist who will support government agencies in Puerto Rico on projects that aim to reduce the island’s future disaster risk. As a Subrecipient Financial Technical Assistance Specialist, you should have experience with and knowledge of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Mitigation – (CDBG-MIT) program as well as other applicable federal disaster recovery programs.

The Subrecipient Financial Technical Assistance Specialist 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. 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: 

  • Work as part of a team providing expert services to support disaster recovery efforts with a focus on Financial Technical Assistance  
  • Provide guidance and expertise on Federal regulations (CDBG-DR, cross cutting Federal requirements, Duplication of Benefits, etc.) and translating them into the implementation of the programs.
  • Help identify grantee or subrecipient needs and develop customized technical assistance offerings to build capacity to administer CDBG-DR/CDBG-MIT funded projects and programs.
  • Work with staff to set up and effectively utilize systems and be able to interpret and apply the regulations within the context of these systems.
  • Ensuring all program participants, including subrecipients, vendors, and stakeholders are aware of all policy changes.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field.
  • Experience in managing federal funds.
  • Proactive and team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • At least five (5) years of relevant experience, and at least three (3) years of specific experience in federally funded infrastructure and resiliency related programs
  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, empathy, and a cooperative attitude

 Preferred Skills/Experience: 

  • Master's degree in finance or accounting.
  • Knowledge of similar federally funded disaster recovery and mitigation programs
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) 

Professional Skills: 

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

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 www.icf.com/careers 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 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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