A Fiscal Compliance Analyst works in the Office of Compliance & Enforcement (OCE) and plans and conducts various types of investigations and reviews, including fiscal and internal controls.
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The incumbent serves as the team leader or team member depending on project and staffing needs. The incumbent reports to, and is under the supervision of, the OCE Director and/or his or her designee. Extensive travel is required. This position is included in a collective bargaining unit represented by the International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers, Local 135.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves as a team leader or team member in developing and executing work plans to conduct fiscal and internal controls reviews and assessments of LSC grantees. Fiscal and internal reviews include performing on-site compliance and technical assistance reviews to ensure LSC grantee compliance with the LSC Act, laws and regulations, appropriations riders, special grant terms, the Accounting Guide for LSC Recipients and OMB Circulars. Grantee program reviews and assessments seek to improve efficiency and effectiveness of LSC grantee operations, and to flag and address, as appropriate, practices that suggest possible fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement of LSC funds.
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Conditions of Employment
Able to conduct solid analysis and make well-informed, objective, and evidence-based decisions; able to lead teams and work with diverse populations; excellent written communication skills with demonstrated ability to produce professional, well-written work product that requires minimal editing; excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to effectively reach different audiences and manage conflicts; unimpeachable integrity and adherence to the highest standards of ethics; high degree of flexibility, capacity for self-management, and attention to detail; understanding of and commitment to organizational mission and goals; thoughtful and thorough problem solver; strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities; self-motivated with ability to influence, motivate, challenge, and inspire confidence among others.
A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field, and at least five (5) years of progressive fiscal experience for a Fiscal Compliance Analyst II position, or at least eight (8) years of progressive fiscal experience for a Fiscal Compliance Analyst III position.
Experience reviewing and analyzing audited financial statements and auditor's reports, and reviewing and evaluating accounting policies and procedures and internal controls. Strong working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and of the principles, practices, and concepts involved with planning, conducting, and reporting on fiscal reviews and assessments.
Capacity to interpret and understand regulations, including the LSC Act, that impact the fiscal responsibilities of an LSC grantee and the ability to articulate and share with grantees the changes in practice necessary to comply with regulations. Knowledge of federal policies and practices governing expenditures and the disposition of property and fund balances.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants will be evaluated on skills and relevant experience.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Resume and Cover Letter.