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Fiscal Specialist

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CaliforniaVolunteers
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Sacramento, CA
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Published 16 days ago

About California Volunteers:

California Volunteers, Office of the Governor is the state office tasked with engaging Californians in service, volunteering, and civic action.

Since 2020, California Volunteers has launched several historic initiatives including Governor Newsom’s California Climate Action Corps, the country’s first statewide climate corps program; the #CaliforniansForAll service initiative launched in response to COVID-19 to establish a volunteer corps to support the state’s response to emergencies and disasters; and Operation Feed California, a volunteer program created to stabilize California food bank operations.

As part of Governor Newsom’s California Comeback Plan, California Volunteers received a nearly $400 million investment in service to expand and create new programs.

Led by the state’s Chief Service Officer, Josh Fryday, California Volunteers is supported by a bipartisan 25-member Commission and a team of experts driven by a mission to empower and mobilize all Californians to volunteer and serve in their communities.

Position Description:

The Fiscal Specialist works under the supervision of the Deputy Director of Finance and Compliance at California Volunteers. In addition to providing periodic desk reviews of ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funded programs, terms and conditions, and support the training of staff on compliance measures and processes, the Fiscal Specialist will also draft reports to California Volunteers’ leadership on fiscal compliance related issues and opportunities for growth and improvement within organizational operations. The Fiscal Specialist will support procurement-related activities, when needed.

Duties:

·        Support the risk management compliance program for programs.

·        Oversee ARPA fiscal grants management, including staff assigned to support grantmaking and invoice processing.

·        Provide periodic audits and “desk reviews” of contractor/grantee invoices and reports for ARPA funded programs.

·        Manage any federal Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act (IPERIA) requests associated with ARPA funded programs, including coordinating with programs to ensure timely submission of requested documents, etc.

·        Draft ARPA grant compliance reports for California Volunteers’ Executive team.

·        Provide recommendations for ARPA fiscal compliance training by outlining indicators and specific training to address systemic issues.

·        Assist staff in supporting contractor/grantee compliance with ARPA regulations.

·        Monitor fiscal procedures for programs to promote and maintain efficient and accurate fiscal operations.

·        Liaise with outside agencies and other departments on ARPA fiscal matters, such as audits.

·        Monitor the fiscal aspects of ARPA contracts, grants, and service agreements with outside parties to ensure proper compliance with ARPA regulations, terms and conditions, including federal and state grant requirements, Office of Management and Budget Super Circular, etc.

·        Support leadership in providing training to grantees, contractors, and staff (when applicable) on ARPA fiscal compliance processes and workflows to ensure effective fiscal management.

Qualifications:

-      Bachelor’s degree.

-      Strong understanding of federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Super Circular Principles.

-      Understanding of Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), specifically, 2 CFR 200, is a plus.

-      Federal grants management experience strongly encouraged.

-      General understanding of budgetary processes, finance, auditing, and accounting is strongly encouraged.

-      At least 1-2 years of experience in fiscal compliance work is a plus, though not required.

-      Excellent attention to detail.

-      General understanding of federal and state government.

-      Strong written and verbal skills.

About California Volunteers:

California Volunteers, Office of the Governor is the state office tasked with engaging Californians in service, volunteering, and civic action.

Since 2020, California Volunteers has launched several…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
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    August 19, 2022
  • Education
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    4-Year Degree Required
Compensation
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USD $5,988 - USD $9,734
/ month
Salary is commensurate based on experience.

Benefits

The State of California benefit package may include:

  • Retirement contributions into the California Public Employees’ Retirement System
  • Vacation and Sick Leave or Annual Leave
  • Professional Development Days – two day per fiscal year
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance basic coverage of $50,000 for managers and $25,000 for supervisors, confidential, and excluded employees
  • Voluntary enrollment into a deferred compensation program for Long-term Disability Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance, and a Legal Service Plan
  • This position is exempt from Civil Service

Visit https://www.calhr.ca.gov/employees/Pages/main.aspx for more detailed information.

The State of California benefit package may include:

  • Retirement contributions into the California Public Employees’ Retirement System
  • Vacation and Sick Leave or Annual Leave…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in another language used commonly in California, preferred but not required.

Fluency in another language used commonly in California, preferred but not required.

Location

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Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Sacramento, CA
Associated Location
Sacramento, CA, USA

How to Apply

Candidates with the most desirable qualifications will be invited to interview. Interviews will be held virtually. This position serves at the pleasure of the Governor and is an “Exempt” position, therefore appointment to this position and the final salary are subject to executive approval.


How to Apply: Please send a cover letter referencing the “Job Title” applying for, along with resume, by clicking “Send Email”. It will automatically be routed to Allisa Montanez, CV Personnel Analyst.

Candidates with the most desirable qualifications will be invited to interview. Interviews will be held virtually. This position serves at the pleasure of the Governor and is an…

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