The Compliance Officer/Assistant General Counsel will assist in ensuring that clients executed processes are in compliance with the organization’s policies and procedures and all applicable State and Federal regulations, including but not limited to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations relating to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery funds. Applicants should also have working knowledge and understanding of internal and external audit and compliance requirements. The Compliance Officer/Assistant General Counsel will be able to assist with various components of clients program and general administrative functions such as drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and willing to work in a dynamic atmosphere with minimal supervision. Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, organizational, communication and computer skills are required.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
• Working closely with the Director of Monitoring and Compliance to manage monitoring of clients programs and subrecipients, including performing risk assessments and ensuring compliance with all applicable State and Federal regulations.
• Determining appropriate means to address risks and deficiencies identified through monitoring
• Managing and working with consultants to follow through on conducting audits, site visits, reviews, and addressing risks and deficiencies identified through monitoring.
• Coordinating and providing technical assistance and training on HUD and clients requirements and other mandates to client staff and subrecipients.
• Assisting with facilitation of external audits and responding to State and Federal government investigations and queries, including the HUD Office of Inspector General.
• Collaborating with other attorneys and staff regarding programmatic strategies and policy.
• Conducting legal research.
• Drafting contracts, RFPs, and other transactional documents.