Compliance Analyst

Recruitment #210408-UNCE-106


A resume and cover letter must be submitted with your application along with any required professional licenses and education information.

Come join the exciting world of emergency management!  Do you have a desire and a passion to service the citizens of Oklahoma?  Come join our team and help your fellow Oklahomans.  The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (ODEMHS) prepares for, responds to, recovers from, and mitigates against disasters and emergencies.  Our agency operates the State Emergency Operations Center which serves as a command center for reporting emergencies and coordinating state response activities.

ODEMHS is seeking a full time Compliance Analyst providing support to the Grants Division.  This is an unclassified position in state government located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  ODEMHS offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  For more information about the benefit allowance [click here].   The annual salary for this position is up to $52,000 based on education and experience.

Position Description:
This position is responsible for ensuring compliance for all federal grants administered by the ODEMHS.  Ensure all grants have documented processes complying with grant program guidance and federal regulations. Establish necessary financial controls and grant compliance. Provide technical assistance to state and local jurisdictions. Develop and maintain proper training in coordination with the ODEMHS Training Officer and ODEMHS grant managers. Coordinate resolution of all audit findings and monitoring observation for both ODEMHS and subrecipients.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Conduct Risk Assessments for all subrecipients of ODEMHS administered grant funding.
• Coordinate Single Audit activities for both ODEMHS and all subrecipients.
• Develops, implements, monitors, and revises agency policies and procedures.
• Responsible for assisting in the direction of ODEMHS’s financial operations.
• Develop, maintain, and conduct subrecipient monitoring activities.
• Conduct technical assistance and trainings for ODEMHS staff and subrecipients.
• Audit and monitor ODEMHS’s internal grant activities to ensure compliance, and report findings and observations to the Director of Grants Management.
• Develop grant Corrective Action Plans for ODEMHS and subrecipients.
• Coordinate the resolution of all audit findings and monitoring observations.
• Prepares bank confirmations.
• Interpret laws, rules, and regulations related to grant programs; monitors changes in grant requirements.
• Attend/complete required training classes.
• Stay abreast of ever-changing laws, regulations, and grant guidance.
• May be activated at the discretion of the Agency Director, Director of Grants Management, and/or Chief Financial Officer either in the State Emergency Operation Center or the field.
• Respond to emergencies at the State Emergency Operations Center and/or the field.
• Serve as State Watch Officer on occasional basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of Title 2 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations; generally accepted accounting principles; grants management; cost share requirements; audit requirements; monitoring practices.
• Knowledge of principles and practices of grants administration, monitoring and management of federal grants and funding sources; of state and federal laws and regulations related to grant programs.
• Ability to think critically; meet deadlines; offer excellent customer service; create standard operating procedures, policies, and user guides, develop and implement corrective action plans.
• Must possess financial analysis and management skills.
• Experience with accounting, finance, grant monitoring, and/ or auditing.
• Excellent verbal, writing, research, planning and organizational skills.

Education and Experience:
Education and experience requirements consist of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, public administration, or similar field and two (2) years of professional experience in accounting, finance, auditing, or grant management.  One year of college, business school or business/office-related vocational education may be substituted for one year of the required experience with a maximum substitution of two years.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate-controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long periods of sitting and daily use of computer and phone.  Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.

Reasonable Accommodation:
Any qualified applicant with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits his/her ability to participate in the application process and desires a reasonable accommodation, must notify Kimberly Hill, ADA Coordinator, at of the need for an accommodation, identify the impairment, and identify the requested accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employment:
The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.


Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.

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