The Auditor, under the direct supervision of the Audit Manager, conducts regular, on-going reviews and audits of all federally funded programs including but not limited to the FEMA Public Assistance (PA) and Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs (HMGP), HUD Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG-DR), and Federal Highway Administration Emergency Relief Program (FHWA-ER).
• Plan and perform operational and financial audits of disaster recovery projects, programs and operational processes
• Ensure audit processes are developed and followed and that audits are completed timely
• Conduct audits, analyze information and identify deficiencies
• Contribute to the development reports and formulate recommendations and plans for corrective action
• Assist in the preparation of Single Audits
• Ensure audit results are properly documented
• Monitor changes in contractual provisions or regulations and communicate those changes to relevant stakeholders
• Track operational, legal, regulatory and financial requirements related to federally funded disaster programs
• Collaborate with management to resolve issues that may have been identified through audit findings
• Implement a quarterly audit plan for the Office of Disaster Recovery
• Keep abreast of policies and procedures, current developments in accounting and auditing professions, and changes in local, state, and federal laws, as applicable
• Ensure responses to recommendations are prioritized and plans are in place to address
• Monitor programs’ compliance risks
• Monitor VAYGo testing requests
• Coordinate, monitor and assist in the response from the appropriate recipient/subrecipient to all external audit requests
• Provide recommendations for the development of policies and procedures to fulfill grant accounting and compliance requirements
• Knowledge and understanding of laws, rules, and regulations of accounting and reporting of finances, including internal controls, in government operations.
• Computer literate to include Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to be flexible and work under pressure.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality in all assignments.
• Ability to multi-task, work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment and problem-solve.
• Ability to perform duties with limited supervision.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
A. Preferred Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Public Administration, or other related degree program.
B. Level of experience:
1. Three (3) years of experience in compliance, quality improvement practices, and audit techniques
2. Equivalent combination of education and experience
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae (cv) by e-mail to [email protected]