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  Office of Planning and Budget
GEMA/Homeland Security

Program Compliance Analyst (Working Level) (19066)
Requisition Number: 422-19066ac
County of Vacancy: Fulton
Functional Area: Regulatory Compliance
Recruitment Period: 4/10/2012 - 4/23/2012
Number of Openings: 1
Shift: First
Screening Type: Resume Review
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Annual Salary Minimum: $35,569.36
Annual Salary Maximum: $62,301.82
Salary Details: Position 193958. Pay Grade 15. Time-limited, grant funded position. The hiring range for this position is $35,569.36/yr to $48,935.59/yr.

Duties & Responsibilities: Under general supervision, this Compliance Analyst monitors sub-grantees in specific program areas to determine compliance with applicable state and/or federal rules and regulations for the Homeland Security Division of the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/ Homeland Security. He/she performs professional-level finance, funds management, accounting and fiscal control functions. He/she performs and/or oversees financial planning, documentation, analysis, reporting, and system development. He/she conducts on-site inspections and prepares related reports and correspondence.

This Compliance Analyst plans and organizes compliance through desktop monitoring and field visits. He/she examines entries, statements, expenditures and other funds management and financial records, documents and systems of agencies or other establishments to ensure financial accuracy, consistent reporting, and legal/program compliance. Duties include:
• Maintaining financial accountability and compliance of grant programs through comprehensive audits, monitoring visits, financial records review, review of expenditures, and documented program outcomes
• Monitoring financial performance and related data
• Auditing expenditures of grant funds to ensure that funds are spent according to stipulation, and deadlines are met
• Applying state and federal fiscal guidelines, and agency policies to establish tables/records of accounts or financial transactions and grant summaries, review financial data, and assign entries or apply accounting control measures to proper accounts
• Set up records and grant summaries for new grant awards and provide information and assistance in grant closeouts.
• Preparing and assisting in maintaining grants management records, including the grants management system.
• Responding to inquiries or provides information to management and third parties.
• Preparing or assisting in the preparation of reports and grant summaries
• Providing support to auditors and other reviewers
• Reviewing sub-grantee files to determine compliance history and to identify potential problems
• Scheduling appropriate compliance reviews in a timely manner
• Conducting entrance conferences with sub-grantee management to explain compliance visit procedures and to request necessary compliance documentation
• Gathering data to determine compliance with applicable guidelines through on-site interviews with sub-grantee staff and/or clients, observation of procedures, inspection of equipment, and review of applicable records
• Compiling reports of findings and deficiencies with appropriate evidence to support findings
• Recommending corrective actions if appropriate
• Observing the delivery of services and the implementation of programs and assists in determining “typing” capabilities
• Providing consultation and technical assistance to sub-grantee personnel and other interested parties in meeting compliance requirements and planning corrective actions
• Working in State Operations Center during state-level activations
The successful candidate will demonstrate competency in the following areas at an exceptional level:
• Project management
• Mathematical reasoning
• Attention to detail
• Verbal, written, and interpersonal communication
• Reasoning, planning, and evaluation
• Application of technology to tasks to improve results
• Customer service

THIS POSITION REQUIRES STATEWIDE TRAVEL (mostly day trips from the Atlanta office with 1-2 trips a month). This position is also subject to call out without notice in emergency situations. During activations night and weekend hours may be required.

Minimum Training & Experience: Four years of related professional experience.
Associate degree in a related field and three years of related experience.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of related experience.
Master's degree in a related field.

Note: Some positions may require a certification or licensure.

Note: Some positions may require a valid driver's license.

Agency Specific Qualifications and/or Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Accounting, Finance, Emergency Management or a closely related field
• Experience that has resulted in a strong knowledge of federal grant requirements and regulations.
• Experience in grants management, accounting, auditing and/or public funds management.
• Experience speaking before a variety of audiences.
• Experience conducting research using multiple processes to collect and evaluate information
• Professional level work experience in planning, emergency management preparedness, or response and recovery activities.
• Experience preparing and implementing written plans, policies, and procedures.
• Experience preparing program budgets, monitoring related expenditures, and completing associated grant documents and reports.
• Experience in the use of MS Office 2010 applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) and Lotus Notes.

Additional Information: The selected candidate will be required to pass a background investigation as a condition of employment. Items that may be examined in a background check include but are not limited to: credit records, criminal records, education records, past employers, military records, state licensing/certification records, driving records, vehicle registration.

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Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

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