Horne LLP is an industry leader in Accounting and Business Advisory Services and currently provides service from 23 locations across the US and Puerto Rico. Our Government Services practice is at the forefront of disaster recovery efforts nationwide with one of the most experienced and innovative teams anywhere.
The Senior Associate within Government Services performs real-time analysis and review of extensive documentation required by federal regulations for implementing the State of Georgia’s CARES Act recovery program in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The Senior Associate must be a critical thinker who possesses an elevated attention to detail and is unafraid to challenge the status quo. The Associate must also be comfortable conducting independent research of federal guidelines and utilizing program policies and procedures to solve problems and ensure program compliance. Additionally, the Associate will ask bold questions, welcome feedback, and proactively collaborate with the team at large.
Specific job duties include:
Understand available investment strategies spanning multiple areas, including economic development, education, healthcare, unemployment, public safety, and other government initiatives
Assist in drafting comprehensive plans for spending federal funds to address both short-term and long-term objectives
Analyze unmet needs and make recommendations for prioritizing funding
Financial Review Processes
Manage intake and review of funding requests
Offer solutions to accelerate the funding review processes
Collaborate with Associates and Supervisor to recommend funding requests
Training and Technical Assistance
Prepare training and provide technical assistance to funded recipients
Effectively communicate eligible and ineligible expenses to potential recipients
Draft policies and procedures manual and collaborate with Associates and Supervisor on finalization and maintenance of manual
Utilize technology to ensure funding transparency and accountability
Contribute draft content for a public transparency website and collaborate with Associates and Supervisor on updates
Prepare real-time status reports of funding
Oversight and Compliance
Exercise day-to-day oversight and perform compliance analysis procedures of the program
Understand internal control framework to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse
Understand and assist in responding to state and federal oversight and monitoring activities
Candidates must possess the following:
Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Public Policy, Law, or a closely related field
Minimum of 3-5 years in a professional office setting is preferred
Federal grant administration and compliance experience is a plus
Superior verbal and written communication skills
A forward thinking, anticipatory professional driven by a passion to pursue your full potential and dreams.
A work environment that promotes collaboration, consistency and community service to empower people.
An inclusive culture that promotes career/life integration and invests in developing people in areas of focused expertise.