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Management Analyst IV (Senior Grant Systems and Reporting Analyst)

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The City of Houston's Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) seeks to create a city in which every resident has an affordable home in a community where they can thrive. Partnering with non-profit, governmental, and local entities, HCDD strives to strengthen Houston's neighborhoods, provide true housing choice and execute the Mayor's vision for One Houston with complete communities throughout. Since Hurricane Harvey, HCDD is managing more than one billion dollars dedicated to helping low and moderate-income families recover.

To achieve this vision, HCDD is seeking a Management Analyst IV (Senior Grant Systems and Reporting Analyst) to join its team. The person in this role is responsible for facilitating required federal reporting processes and associated program performance outcome measurement and accomplishment tracking. Candidates should possess advanced analytical and problem-solving abilities to provide insights that influence strategic decisions. Well-qualified candidates are self-motivated, with an aptitude for quickly interpreting and conceptualizing solutions to complex data, reporting, and systems issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Acts as advanced subject matter expert for grant reporting systems, functions, and operations and drives problem resolution for complex grant system and reporting issues. 
  • Designs and develops data collection systems, tracking mechanisms, and reporting templates, reviews and ensures tracking of required performance metrics and accomplishments, and analyzes program and activity data.
  • Develops periodic or ad hoc management reports/dashboards and performs advanced grant systems data analyses, including budget vs. actual, expenditure and accomplishment projection, timeliness testing, aging, point in time, or other elements.
  • Validates data through reconciliation of grant reporting and financial system data or other related comparative data.
  • Provides advanced technical assistance and training content for grants systems and reporting and other department personnel, including that related to data collection requirements.
  • Develops or informs standard operating procedures for all grant systems and reporting section activities and establishes and executes quality assurance procedures necessary to ensure data integrity.
  • Develops, reviews, and/or compiles federal or state grant reporting information, performs grant reporting systems data entry, and electronically submits reports to grantors in a timely manner, according to established regulatory requirements.
  • Reviews and interprets regulatory guidance and works to develop and maintain advanced program, grant, or grant system subject matter knowledge and maintains awareness of regulatory and systems changes which affect specific grant systems and reporting activities and ensures adoption through work practices.


Essential Attributes

  • Critical Thinker: Displays well developed analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Driven: Exhibits initiative and a willingness to take ownership of assignments and go the extra
  • mile
  • Accurate: Sets and maintains high personal work standards, while demonstrating an attention to
  • detail and a focus on quality
  • Results Oriented: Uses confidence, subject matter expertise, and focus to exceed expectations in successfully completing assigned tasks


This is a grant funded position subject to cancellation when funds are depleted and/or contract period ends.


WORKING CONDITIONS   

This position is physically comfortable. There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature and air conditions.


MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS 

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or a field closely related to the job.


MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Six years of professional experience in accounting, budget analysis, finance, public administration, public policy, or a field closely related to the job are required.

Substitutions: Experience cannot be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree requirement. A Master’s degree in a field directly related to the job may substitute for two years of the above experience requirement.

The City of Houston's Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) seeks to create a city in which every resident has an affordable home in a community where they can thrive. Partnering with non-profit, governmental, and local…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 3, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 27, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Houston, TX
Associated Location
2100 Travis Street, Houston, TX 77002

How to Apply

Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: http://www.www.houstontx.gov

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832.394.6200.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.


If you need special services or accommodations, please call 832.393.6090; TTY 7-1-1.

Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown…

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