- Work with Catholic Charities’ Programs, Finance and Accounting Department, and Grants Officers to integrate compliance expectations into grant applications, program delivery, meeting outcomes, and reporting.facilitate relationship
- Compile information for completion of reporting, including reports for management, funders and regulators. Depending on complexity of the request, perform analysis, identify trends and follow-up on opportunities for enhancement.
- Conduct routine compliance reviews of grant programs through thorough: review of contract and grant terms and conditions, program site visits and internal audits, and other mechanisms applicable to monitoring; provide sound advice and recommendations to resolve issues/concerns.
- Participate in continuous improvement of compliance systems, processes, roles and responsibility development.
- Facilitate preparations for external monitoring visits, reviews, audits, and evaluations and participate as appropriate.
- Maintain records in compliance with applicable requirements.
- Research current, new and proposed regulatory requirements (e.g., statutes, regulations, bulletins, etc.) to determine impact to the organization.
- Help manage sensitive and confidential information or communications involving the office of Legal and Compliance.
- Coordinate and compliment compliance activities with those of other departments, functions and committees (e.g., various programs, the Risk Management and Compliance Committees, Human Resources Department, etc.).
- Provide guidance and/or develop summaries related to regulatory requirements; identify possible courses of action for various departments and programs.
- Assists in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, training, compliance tools, and systems.
- Review policies, procedures and practices for compliance with government regulations, sound business practices, and organizational needs and objectives; identify and help implement new and/or enhanced practices.
- Participates in and leads various team and committee meetings, as required.
- Participates in planning and coordination of multiple projects and programs of considerable scope and complexity.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Masters/Bachelor’s/Associate’s Degree, preferably in Nonprofit Administration, Paralegal, Legal Studies, Public Administration or Regulatory Affairs.
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in compliance and/or grants management.
- Knowledge of the principles, methods and issues of compliance.
- Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations and guidelines relating to social service programs (particularly state and federal housing programs), and the ability to accurately apply, interpret and administer.
- Analytical and research skills.
- Ability to work successfully with staff at all levels of the organization, clients, and outside stakeholders to achieve compliance goals.
- Ability to analyze and solve problems, resolve conflicts, and recommend solutions.
- Ability to develop and implement creative approaches to address the needs of CC’s compliance program.
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to work independently as well as lead a team.
- Ability to evaluate policies, procedures and practices, and recommend improvements.
- Ability to exercise tact, good judgment and initiative, and ethical conduct.
- Working knowledge of nonprofit business operations, social services industry, and federal/state grant and contract funding mechanisms and processes.
- Ability to work with diverse and/or low-income populations, including those who may be experiencing homelessness, unstable housing, and/or mental illness .
Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Catholic Charities does not discriminate against applicants for employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, nationality, age, marital status, disability status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, sexual orientation or preference, ancestry, familial status, or any other legally protected group.