Fiscal & Audit Sr. Manager for Risk & Compliance Oversight

Posted 01/30/2024

We are seeking a dynamic individual for a unique position that goes beyond traditional auditing and monitoring roles. As the Fiscal & Audit Senior Manager for Risk and Compliance Oversight, you will be responsible for coordinating various monitoring and review engagements across the multiple departments within our Agency. This role involves engaging with department Senior Leadership, understanding the agency funding source’s monitoring requirements and regulations, and effectively mediating between internal departmental staff and external consultants to ensure project success.

Key Responsibilities:

Fiscal and Compliance Oversight: Serves as an agency fiscal and audit resource to assist with the development of risk assessments. Monitors and evaluates overall compliance with rules, laws, policies, and other regulatory requirements.  Leads the design and management of compliance and oversight systems within the Agency and makes recommendations for necessary adjustments and improvements.

Program Monitoring: Develops and implements program monitoring and fiscal compliance reviews. Work closely with subject matter experts to establish effective oversight systems.

Risk Mitigation: Advises staff on internal controls and risk reduction strategies. Collaborates with subject matter experts to develop monitoring plans for grants and contracts and meeting with stakeholders to align priorities and deadlines.

Procurement Guidance: Provides expertise in designing and advising on procurements to meet fiscal risk compliance mitigation needs.  Coordinates projects and activities with external resources as necessary.

External Engagement: Interfaces with external auditors to facilitate efficient and effective reviews of the Agency's fiscal grant operations. Represents the Agency with external groups and agencies as required.

Presentations: Attends or makes presentations to external groups and stakeholders, conveying the Agency's commitment to fiscal responsibility and compliance.

Team Leadership: May supervises professional staff and manages fiscal compliance and oversight for the agency, focusing on risk management. Lead the design and management of compliance and oversight systems within the Agency.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse teams.
  • Strong project management abilities with adaptability to changing project requirements and priorities.
  • Problem-solving attitude with the ability to navigate complex situations.
  • Proficient in resource review and allocation.
  • Familiarity with fiscal auditing and experience leading or participating in fiscal audit engagements.
  • Knowledge of government audit/review engagements is preferred.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Accounting.   CPA Preferred.
  • Over seven years of work-related experience which could be gained through education, work and/or combination.

FLSA: Exempt

Starting Salary: $126,758 annually - depending on skills, experience and qualifications.

Benefits:

We offer a highly competitive package of many desirable benefits to our full-time employees including:

  • Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
    • We provide an outstanding package of health, dental, vision and life benefits for employees, with the monthly premium paid by NCTCOG 100%. Coverage available for their families and those monthly premiums are shared with NCTCOG. We provide employees with life insurance coverage that is employer paid with a benefit of 2 times the employee’s annual salary.
  • Paid Leave
    • Paid vacation, sick leave, and personal days are provided as part of the benefit plan, as well as specified holidays. This position also includes a phone allowance.
  • Retirement
    • NCTCOG participates in a defined contribution plan as an alternative to Social Security. The defined contribution retirement plan provides retirement benefits for all eligible employees. NCTCOG contributes twelve percent (12%) of permanent full-time employees' gross salaries. Participating employees contribute six percent (6%) of gross salary. An employee becomes forty percent (40%) vested in NCTCOG's contributions after three full years of employment. An additional fifteen percent {15%) is vested for each additional year of employment. An employee becomes fully vested after seven years of employment.
  • Work/Life Balance Programs
    • To help employees and their families meet personal and professional challenges, NCTCOG provides an employee assistance program, prepaid legal services, lunch and learn seminars, alternate work schedules, alternate commute programs, and an on-site gym.
  • Professional Development
    • NCTCOG is committed to professional development and provides a wide range of training opportunities-both online and traditional classroom sessions. It covers applicable professional development expenses, professional memberships, and licenses, as well as tuition reimbursement.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role that goes beyond traditional monitoring positions, apply now to join our team as our Fiscal & Audit Senior Manager for Risk and Compliance Oversight.  Help us ensure compliance, streamline processes, and contribute to the success of our organization.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other classifications covered under federal, state, or local laws. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Background Check & Drug Testing:
All selected candidates must undergo a pre-employment background check and drug screening. Background checks include national criminal background check, employment history, motor vehicle record check, social security verification, education verification, and other elements as needed. NCTCOG is committed to a safe and drug free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping NCTCOG safe and drug free. In order to receive an offer of employment from NCTCOG, selected candidates must successfully pass the pre-employment background check and drug screening.

E-Verify:
The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee's authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Salary

 $126,758 annually - depending on skills, experience and qualifications.

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