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ACCOUNTING, ECONOMICS and/or FINANCIAL Management
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted May 22, 2015

Hagerty Consulting, Inc., a nationally recognized, comprehensive Homeland Security and Emergency Management firm focused on helping clients prepare for and recover from disasters, is hiring! We are looking for candidates with professional experience in accounting, economics, or finance to join its New York City Hurricane Sandy Recovery Project. Full time, part time, and independent project consultant candidates will be considered – with compensation commensurate with experience.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The ideal candidate should have proven ability in public sector accounting, financial management, financial systems management, grant and loan programs, internal controls, budget formulation and execution, and/or financial reporting protocols and analyses. Ideal candidates should have advanced knowledge and/or experience with the following:

• Collect, analyze, organize and summarize financial data.
• Perform extensive reviews of financial documentation including, but not limited to, grants, A/R & A/P records, invoices, POs, requisitions, proofs of payment, withdrawals, contracts, etc.
• Develop methodologies to accurately account for eligible disaster-related costs and streamline delivery of disaster funds and services.
• Reconcile federal and state grants, cost estimates, audits and other products that support disaster response and recovery efforts.
• Ensure compliance with standard accounting/procurement principles as well as with the applicable laws, rules, regulations, etc.

The candidate must be comfortable interacting directly with clients, senior managers and executives. Must be prepared for intense, challenging work environment and be experienced working in a team atmosphere but be able to deliver independently.
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Desired Qualifications -
• Bachelor or Master Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or Economics.
• Demonstrated experience of at least one year in federal financial management operations, federal accounting standards, managerial cost accounting, budgeting and performance and internal controls.
• Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication, leadership and negotiation skills.
• Strong core competencies in technology and applications (Advance skills with Microsoft Office – Excel/PowerPoint - QuickBase, SQL, Access, to mention a few)
• Flexibility, integrity, teamwork and an unwavering commitment to excellence in deliverables
• Ability to stay calm and poised under pressure and remain focused when working under tight deadlines.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and are local or be willing to relocate to New York City. Please send cover letter describing your qualifications, current resume, and compensation requirements to http://hagertyconsulting.com/join-us/ For more information, visit www.hagertyconsulting.com. No phone calls please.

Equal Employment Opportunity –
Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program. As such, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. Hagerty Consulting does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable Federal or State law.
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Finance and Accounting Department Assistant
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted May 04, 2015

Hagerty Consulting, Inc., headquartered in Evanston, is a professional services firm providing management consulting services to public sector clients nation-wide. We have an immediate need for a Part-Time Finance and Accounting Department Assistant. Primary responsibilities are to provide support with invoice auditing, invoicing, payroll, general administrative duties, database administration, filing management and elementary budget reviews and maintenance.

This is a very flexible engagement with hours of work that can be customized during regular Monday through Friday days and 8 am – 5:30 pm hours to the applying candidate’s needs upon confirmation of the Finance and Accounting Department Director.
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Essential Functions and Qualifications:
 Audit and reconcile reimbursements made by professional staff
 Record and process accounts payable and payroll
 Keep pace with Finance and Accounting Department Director’s requests in producing detailed, organized reports and reviews
 Adaptable to work on many different deliverables under deadline
 Communicate in a courteous and professional manner
 Ability to process work with accuracy
Desired Qualifications:
 Associate or Bachelor Degree in business administration with knowledge of accounting principles.
 Must have solid familiarity with computer software such as Excel and Word and experience with financial management systems such as QuickBooks a plus.

Interested candidates should apply online at http://hagertyconsulting.com/join-us. Candidates must submit a cover letter (include established compensation expectation) and resume.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program. As such, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for engagement without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. Hagerty Consulting, Inc. does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.
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NYC based Financial Manager
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted February 16, 2015

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. has an immediate need for a full-time Certified Public Accountant (CPA) to serve as a Manager of its New York City Hurricane Sandy Recovery Project’s Financial Management Group.

The CPA candidate will be responsible for the overall Financial Management Group’s daily execution, strategic planning, financial budgeting, staff planning and operations. The CPA candidate will be Hagerty's "face" to senior client management and will enhance the relationship and the Hagerty brand. This is a position of authority that requires leadership and mentoring abilities to support the project’s success and Hagerty's mission and goals of providing remarkable services to our client, New York City.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 Oversee operation on a day-to-day basis on-site for a growing team (10+ professionals) that is responsible for administering $8B in federal funding.
 Develop and maintain relationships with client and key internal/external staffing to identify emerging needs and respond by realigning operational priorities; must be a standout consultant – ambitious, hardworking and a leader.
 Keep pace with strategic business objectives and all deadlines.
 Deliver the project on-time, on-budget, and to the satisfaction of the client and Hagerty Consulting, Inc.
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Desired Qualifications:
 CPA with eight plus (8+) years’ of accounting/finance experience, preferably in state or local government.
 Must have solid familiarity with the Stafford Act and FEMA policy, rules and regulations.
 Experience working with government clients.
 Prior work experience with a Big 4 firm a plus.
 Knowledge and experience with financial management systems, ideally including QuickBase (an Intuit software system).

Interested candidates should apply online at http://hagertyconsulting.com/join-us. Candidates must submit a cover letter (include established compensation expectation) and resume.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program. As such, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for engagement without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. Hagerty Consulting, Inc. does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.
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Hazard Mitigation Consultants
Apply Now Posted September 05, 2013

Hagerty Consulting is seeking experienced practitioners in hazard mitigation planning and management to join its Independent Contractors cadre.

Specifically, we are seeking individuals with at least four years of experience in the implementation of the FEMA hazard mitigation programs, such as, the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP); Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program; Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Program; Repetitive Flood Claims (RFC) Program; Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL) Program; BCA; state mitigation planning, and mitigation for repair of public facilities. All candidates must have a firm understanding of Section 404 and Section 406 of the Stafford Act.
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Requirements:
• A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy or the sciences.
• At least four years combined work experience with public sector agency, nonprofit organization, or consulting firm.
• Experience in analyzing and planning programs dealing with natural hazard conditions, floodplain management, emergency management, and/or pre-and post-disaster mitigation programs.
• Thorough knowledge of, and working experience, with FEMA hazard mitigation programs.
• Understanding of funding sources for hazard mitigation programs, benefits-cost documentation, and experience in preparation of grant application for hazard mitigation planning projects.
• Understanding of government budgeting and operations related to hazard mitigation and ability to deal effectively with a variety of individuals and groups on controversial mitigation issues.
• Effective written and oral communications skills.
• Strong computer skills.
• Willingness to travel for on-site project work.

This role requires self-starters who are comfortable working with minimal oversight. Other desired attributes:

• Integrity, teamwork, and an unwavering commitment to excellence in all endeavors
• An interest in helping impacted communities and individuals
• Strong work ethic, positive attitude, ability to work with minimal supervision

Compensation

Selected candidates will be paid a competitive hourly rate as an independent contractor.
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Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery Consultant
Apply Now Posted August 16, 2013

Seeking demonstrated leaders in managing HUD Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), Community Development Block Grant (State or Entitlement), and other HUD related Federal housing and economic development programs implemented at the Federal, State and local levels of government.

Specifically, we are seeking locally-based consultants in the New York City area with at least 8 years of experience in the field of community planning and development, economic development, affordable housing and special needs assistance.Expand details

Requirements:

• A Masters or Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Finance, Planning, Public Administration, Public Policy or a related discipline.
• At least 8 years combined work experience with public sector agency, nonprofit organization, or consulting firm.
• Expertise with CDBG-DR,CDBG State or Entitlement, Small Cities, and Section 108 loan guarantee program design, implementation and monitoring.
• Demonstrated track record for providing technical assistance to CDBG grantees and subrecipients related to financial management and procurement, environmental review, rehabilitation or reconstruction of both single-family and multifamily housing, infrastructure projects,Federal labor standards, acquisition and relocation, fair housing and non-discrimination.
• Experience developing grantee and subrecipient risk assessments and compliance monitoring strategies and guidebooks.
• Experience conducting monitoring visits and writing monitoring reports, overseeing corrective actions, and coordinating HUD monitoring visits.
• Experience in assessing internal controls and identifying improper payments.
• Willingness to travel for on-site project work.

This role requires self-starters who are comfortable working with minimal oversight. Other desired attributes:

• Integrity, teamwork, and an unwavering commitment to excellence in all endeavors
• An interest in helping impacted communities and individuals
• Strong work ethic, positive attitude, ability to work with minimal supervision

Compensation

Selected candidates will be paid a competitive hourly rate as an independent contractor.

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Public Assistance Consultants
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted November 22, 2014

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE CONSULTANTS

Hagerty Consulting, Inc., a comprehensive Homeland Security and Emergency Management consulting firm that helps public and private sector clients prepare for, respond to, and recovery from disasters, seeks Public Assistant professionals for a number of challenging recovery projects, including New York Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.

We have an immediate need for Independent Contractors with prior knowledge of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program. Skill-sets of Construction Management, Accounting (including Certified Public Accountants), and Financial Analysis are being sought to provide contract support. We are looking for consultants who can join the team immediately, are local or willing to be local to the project sites, and are able to commit to long-term recovery efforts.

Job Description

The Public Assistance Consultant will provide support to the FEMA PA program following a declared disaster. Specific tasks may include:

Collect, analyze, and summarize financial data and other documentation submitted by applicants.
Evaluate the eligibility of costs incurred as a result of a disaster for FEMA reimbursement, as defined in the Robert T. Stafford Act and 44 CFR.
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Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree, preferably in Engineering, Accounting, Public Policy, Public Administration, Business, Economics, or related field.
Previous experience working with the FEMA Public Assistance Program or long-term community recovery is helpful, but other qualified candidates will be considered.
Ability to work well independently.
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office software and QuickBase, preferred.
Strong interpersonal, leadership, and negotiation skills.
Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and be able to successfully complete a background and criminal history check.
Interested candidates should apply online at http://hagertyconsulting.com/join-us. Candidates must submit a cover letter (include established hourly rate) and resume.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong “equal employment opportunity” program. As such, all qualified candidates will receive consideration for engagement without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. Hagerty Consulting, Inc. does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.
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Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program. As such, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. Hagerty Consulting does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.