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HNS Risk Compliance Officer #2311-200700-02

Administrative Officer Senior (Job code 200700, Salary Grade 6)

Date Opened
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 5:10 PM
Close Date
Friday, December 01, 2023 11:59 PM
Housing & Neighborhood Services
  • Salary Range $61,753-$69,471, based on experience


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 15th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 897,000 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.

Charlotte’s local government, with more than 7,500 employees and a $3.3 billion budget, works hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play.

Housing & Neighborhood Services focuses on creating vibrant, diverse neighborhoods through the delivery of five major service areas: Community Engagement, which works to create successful neighborhoods where people of diverse backgrounds and incomes can build successful lives; Code Enforcement, which works to improve the appearance of communities and maintain standards of living; Housing Services, which provides housing and other programs and services for families residing in the City of Charlotte; CharMeck 311, which provides important information and services for customers in the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County; and Youth Programs, which works with youth and young adults in the community to provide resources and opportunities for growth and upward mobility.




The Risk Compliance Officer will be part of a professional team responsible for ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. The Risk Compliance Officer provides excellent customer service to colleagues within the department as well as the Budget office and our Financial Partners.  This position reports to the Administrative Officer Manager over Risk Management & Compliance.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations
  • Assist in review of department contracts prior to execution
  • Assist with conducting regular reviews of the department’s Financial Partners and the department’s internal programs
  • Review of department’s financial and program audits as required by HUD’s Financial Management Regulations for funded contracts
  • Assist with ensuring contracts with established CBI goals are meeting reporting and compliance requirements
  • Assist with monitoring and inputting department’s Performance Measures into City’s Reporting System
  • Assist with researching/fulfillment of public records requests
  • Assist with review of department Financial Partners’ funding requests
  • Assist the contract support team with contract processing and Accounts Payable Discrepancy Queue in City’s financial system
  • Review and report on Section 3 Process
    • Review Section 3 reports from Contractors/organizations for compliance with Section 3 requirements
    • Ensure that Section 3 process (internal) is  maintained and updated with required regulations as issued by HUD
  • Review and report on Davis Bacon Compliance
    • Review Davis Bacon reports from Contractors/organizations for compliance with Davis Bacon requirements
    • Review Certified payrolls and employee interviews are in compliance with regulations
    • Conduct site inspections
    • Submit semi-annual reports in accordance with Davis Bacon regulations
    • Ensure that Davis Bacon process (internal) are maintained and updated with required regulations as issued by HUD

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with varied audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills
  • Ability to analyze financial data and financial audits
  • Ability to interpret federal, state, and local regulations
  • Analytical ability, strong critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • A self-starter able to work well in a team-based environment under limited supervision with effective interpersonal skills and a high energy
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, vendors, and contractors
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook 

Preferred Qualification

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or business administration with an emphasis in Finance
  • Experience administering federal grants 

Minimum Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent and five years related work experience, an Associate's Degree and three years related work experience, a Bachelor's Degree and one level related work experience, or a Master's Degree. 

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

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You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

Click here to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits.

The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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