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ICF’s Disaster Management Division is seeking a Financial Management Deputy who will support government agencies in the US Virgin Islands on projects that aim to reduce the island’s future disaster risk. As Financial Management Deputy, 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 Deputy 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.
- Assist the Financial Management Lead with the development of the following deliverables:
- The forecasting and planning process
- Monthly reports to ensure project costs are coded appropriately to the project codes
- Weekly, monthly, and quarterly budget/process reports to be submitted to the client and management team
- Analysis of actual results against budget/forecasts and determine variance drivers
- Work in close collaboration with the Financial Management Lead to support best practices and client policies
- Support the PMO ensuring accurate information is incorporated into project management control tools, techniques, and plans
- 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
- Bachelor’s in accounting, business administration, economics, or related field
- At least five (3) 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
- Experience working in a consulting firm, development organization, or public agency preferred
- Experience with accounting database tools, such as Quick Base
- 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
- 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.
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