Community Development Program Fiscal Analyst
City of Raleigh
This position is being re-advertised. Candidates who have previously submitted an application and were referred to the hiring manager are still being considered and do not need to reapply.
The Housing and Neighborhoods Department is committed to improving and maintaining the quality of life and environment for all Raleigh citizens through a variety of programs and activities throughout the city. The department provides funding for the creation and preservation of affordable housing and for services and programs benefitting low to moderate income residents. The Department enforces codes to ensure safe and decent housing and carries out neighborhood revitalization and neighborhood enrichment activities.
Each year, City of Raleigh receives entitlement dollars awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support programming for public services, homeowner rehab and repair, resources for first-time homebuyers, down payment assistance, and affordable housing development.
The Community Development Program Fiscal Program Analyst reconciles federal revenues and expenditures, manages the City’s reporting in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS) and administers the Division’s enterprise software system.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Managing data for project and activity set-up, accomplishment reporting and completion in the HUD IDIS.
- Reconciling general ledger revenues and expenditures to the HUD IDIS and preparing/submitting drawdown vouchers for City reimbursement.
- Administering the Division’s enterprise software system managing the fiscal workflow for program modules and reporting functions.
- Preparing the fiscal and program data elements for the HUD-required Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation report (CAPER).
- Monitoring expenditure timeliness of program budgets, performance indicators and other compliance metrics as required by federal program regulations.
- Assisting the management team with financial planning for the development of the Divisions annual budget.
- Coordinating and preparing reconciling and adjusting journal entries with the City’s Finance Department.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in real estate, urban planning, construction management, business administration or directly related field and five years of community development experience related to assignment.
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
Licensing and Certifications:
- Valid North Carolina Class C Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record, or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.
- Master’s degree in business administration, accounting, public administration, or finance.
- Experience with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) CDBG and HOME grant program administration.
- 5 years of work experience in an accounting capacity with a unit of government or non-profit organization.
- Experience reporting in HUD’s Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS).
- Considerable experience with spreadsheets and word processing software.
- Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as applied to government.
- Federal regulations associated with the CDBG, HOME and ESG programs.
- Governmental budgeting practices and procedures.
- Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
- Recognizing, analyzing, and solving complex problems.
- Managing multiple tasks and deadlines.
- Excellent written and verbal communication, including the ability to prepare accurate records and reports.
ADA and Other Requirements:
Positions in this class typically require: standing, walking, fingering, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects including the human body. Work is performed both while sitting and is required to frequently stand and walk.
Work is performed in both the field and in an indoor office environment with moderate exposure to extreme temperatures and travel.
This job classification description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.