Financial Analyst

Albany, NY

Financial Analyst

Category: Finance

Main location: United States, New York, Albany

Position ID: J0224-0484

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Under the management of the Finance Manager, the Financial Analyst (FA) carries out the financial administration for the assigned contracts. Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of financial core tasks assigned. A principal core task responsibility of the FA is to ensure timely and accurate payment of landlords and the adequacy of funding for those payments.

The Financial Analyst will review and approval of monthly vouchers, submit approved vouchers and tenant data to TRACS within designated timeframes, monitor monthly vouchers to ensure timely payment and compliance with HUD requirements.

The Analyst will also review and approval of Special Claim submissions. Assist in the preparation of monthly invoices for administration fee payments, prepare performance data and reporting submission to HUD and monthly team reports. Process 1199s and ensure proper holds for contracts as needed. Monitor eLOCCS payments for accuracy and complete corresponding payment files. Candidate must have strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Financial Analyst carries out the role for the assigned jurisdiction(s). Responsible for overseeing the timely and accurate completion of financial core tasks assigned to the PBCA Finance Department. Core task responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Timely and accurate payment of landlords and the adequacy of funding for those

payments.

• Performs the following task in a timely manner and as defined in the CGI Personnel

Manual, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Regulations, Guidelines,

Procedures, Handbooks, and Notices, Annual Contributions Contract (ACC), Memorandum

of Agreement, Subcontract Agreement and Business Process Policy and Procedure

Manuals.

• Ensures the financial performance and integrity of the contract administration functions.

• Possess advanced knowledge of and not limited to HUD Regulations, Handbooks, Notice,

ACC Requirements and Statement of Work, CGI Policy and Procedures and Compliance

Requirements.

• Prepares portions of the monthly invoices for administration fee payments for assigned

PBCA jurisdictions.

• Serves as a point of contact in assigned jurisdictions for voucher processing, independent

audits, annual compliance reviews and work orders.

• Works closely with other Financial Analysts, Operations, and Business Analysts, to ensure

accuracy of payments and availability of documentation that supports the completion of

core tasks.

• Be able to identify procedural and system-related risks and notify the appropriate CGI

member and department.

• Maintain good relations and respond fully and promptly to owners and internal CGI

personnel.

• Works with other Financial Analysts and Business Analyst to verify successful MAT

transmissions and LOCCS responses.

• Review and approval of Owner and Agent Special Claim submissions

• Monitors voucher reports and ensure notes are updated and relay information.

• Assist with vouchering workshops and present useful topics based on data/questions

identified through voucher processing, work order requests and voucher denials.

• Review supplier and bank updates received from management based on requirements

and forward to the Payment Center for processing. Ensure proper follow up until proper

documentation is received.

• Participates and provides input on PBCA testing and systems migration teams.Works with

PBCA members and Owner/Agents to resolve voucher discrepancies and transmission

issues.

• Works collaboratively with PBCA partners, HUD personnel, and CGI staff who perform

contract administrative core tasks.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Ability to coach, mentor, review and evaluate Operation staff and team members

• Attention to detail and high level of accuracy in preparing reports, invoices and approvals

of vouchers and 1199s

• Ability to interpret, prepare materials, and present information in groups and one-on-one

• Ability to interpret and understand guidelines and regulations, with little or no prior

knowledge information, in order to apply accurate policy, procedures and create material

if necessary

DESIRED:

• Housing Programs Expertise Desired

• HUD Occupancy Certification Desired

• Tenant Rental Assistance Certification System (TRACS) Expertise Desired

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $42,200 - $67,600.

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Skills:

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Compliance

  • Housing (Fed)

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