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Financial Consultant

Title: Financial Consultant

Reports To: Project Director

Category: Consultant

Travel Required: 100%

DESCRIPTION: The Bizzell Group, LLC (TBG), is seeking a Financial Consultant to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in providing the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), and the Division of Home Visiting and Early Childhood Systems (DHVECS) with technical assistance for its Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) initiative. The Financial Consultant is responsible for planning and completing an overall review of financial documents, internal controls, and recommending improvements for federally funded home-visiting grantee programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Participate in preparatory site-visit planning activities and review grantee financial documents

- Travel to grantee program location to conduct site-visit (3 – 5 days per visit)

- Analyze use of funds within the grantee organization by reviewing its:

  • Current budget
  • Time and effort documentation
  • Invoices and payments
  • Staff Interviews (i.e. role of specific personnel on the project, percent of effort)
  • Fiscal policies and procedures for grants management
  • Sub-recipient monitoring reports performed by program management or other State agencies

- Assess the grantee organization’s fiscal management system by examining the grantee program’s:

  • Current Budget
  • Time and Effort Documentation
  • Invoices
  • Payments Expenditure documentation
  • Fiscal policies and procedures
  • Chart of Accounts/General Ledger expenditure lists
  • Sub-recipient contracts
  • Sub-recipient monitoring policies and procedures
  • Audit activities

- Assess the grantee program’s audit compliance through reviewing the State Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and Single Audit report.

  • Review the following resources:
  • Most recent independent financial audit and management letter
  • Financial Management/ Accounting and Internal Control Policies and Procedures
  • Internal reviews of financial operations performed by other state agencies (Internal Audit/Office of the Inspector General)

- Communicates financial review progress and findings by providing information to Project Director highlighting unresolved issues; reviewing working papers; and preparing final site visit reports.

- Assess the grantee’s adherence to federal laws and regulations specifically 2 CFR 200, the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.

- Complete a final comprehensive financial report and site visit debriefing.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

- Expertise in HRSA or other Federal program budgets

- Knowledge of the operational modules contained in Enterprise Resource Programs (ERP) financial management systems

- Knowledge of state procurement systems and program income reporting

- Knowledge of monitoring the compliance of the States’ to the Federal maintenance of effort requirements for funding devoted to evidence based home visitation

- Ability to analyze financial reports and other documents in a time constrained environment

- Ability to accurately and concisely report findings in a comprehensive site-visit report

- Strong communication and interpersonal team skills

- Attention to detail and objectivity.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

- Experience conducting audits and/or monitoring activities for federally-funded grant programs

- Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field

- Background in healthcare or grants

- CPA licensure preferred, but not required.

To apply for the position please submit an application package that includes a cover letter and resume. The cover letter must include responses to the following:

-Please list and describe the experience you have had conducting audits for federally-funded grant programs

In addition, please make sure your resume is comprehensive and details the skills and qualifications necessary for this position. DO NOT include any certificates, or other supplemental attachments. Incomplete application packages will not receive consideration.

Please email your application package to: careers@thebizzellgroup. com

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • auditing (for federally-funded grant programs): 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)
Posted
11/06/2021
Salary Range
$66,000.00 - 129,000.00
per Year
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Location
Denver, CO 80285, US