Compliance Analyst

Recruitment #23-4404-001


The Compliance Analyst plans, implements, and monitors specific federal funding and development activities of the Department of Planning, Neighborhoods & Development (PND). The incumbent manages, organizes, and coordinates all the resources necessary to ensure grant programs and development activities are completed in compliance with all Federal, State, and local regulations governing assigned programs. Incumbent collects data, completes research, prepares and reconciles reports before final submission. The Compliance Analyst must develop an in-depth knowledge of compliance standards for grant programs; participate in the training required to build knowledge around federal grant programs, i.e. HUD, Federal stimulus programs; assists with file and document preparation for annual auditing; and provides guidance to PND staff on updates to federal, state, and local regulations and programs. The Compliance Analyst will establish and/or maintain internal controls and timelines for critical grant tasks, with particular attention to compliance milestones, such as obligation, expenditure, and close-out deadlines. The incumbent ensures planned and actual expenditures meet all relevant regulation. The Compliance Analyst manages multiple projects simultaneously and has strong decision-making, critical thinking, and time-management skills.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Sociology, Business, Finance, Accounting, Public Health, Urban Studies, or other related field and three (3) years of experience in working with the public and/or in research work to include review and documenting methods and best practices.

Basic Knowledge of Grants and/or Grants Management is preferred. 

Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission or equivalent region.

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.


Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

Background Check 
A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position. 

Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing 
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees. 

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer