Hunt, Guillot and Associates, LLC: Fraud Prevention Manager – Disaster Recovery

Fraud Prevention Manager Disaster Recovery (HGA-BR)Company:Hunt, Guillot & Associates, LLCDate Posted1/17/2022Country:USACity:Baton RougeState:Louisiana Position Summary & Duties:The Fraud Prevention Manager position is a direct-hire position located in Baton Rouge.Summary:The Fraud Prevention Manager is responsible for managing all facets of fraud detection, prevention, and response for HUD funded Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) homeowner programs and other projects.

The Fraud Prevention Manager is a project management position focused on the administrative and technical management of anti-fraud, waste, and abuse (AFWA) functions within HGA’s Program Management division.Duties & Responsibilities:The Fraud Prevention Manager is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing anti-fraud controls focused on prevention and deterrence, monitoring through use of data analytics and reporting, and continuous improvement of existing anti-fraud controls.The AFWA Manager’s duties may include but are not limited to the following: Exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance.

Assess risk and implement preventive and detective controls.

Establish and implement technical procedures to identify potential fraud, waste, and abuse through data analytics.

Investigate and resolve fraud allegations and complaints.

Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables.

Define project tasks, workflows and resource requirements.

Establish standard operating procedures through coordination with client and project staff.

Monitor and report on progress of assigned projects and tasks.

Present reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions.

Manage, direct, and support AFWA team.

Provide ongoing training and awareness support to project team.

Coordinate with the internal team on current and upcoming tasks to ensure schedule and budget are maintained.

Support day-to-day program management activities and other tasks as directed.

Provide consultation and expert advice to management.Qualifications:Desired Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.

Ability to persuade, encourage, and motivate subordinates and others project team members.

Ability to manage time and resources efficiently.

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

Strong customer service skills.

Knowledge and skills in Federal grant provisions and requirements.

Knowledge and skills in HUD AFWA guidelines and requirements Knowledge of Lexis Nexis Knowledge of procurement, labor compliance, environmental requirements.

Knowledge of Section 3, Section 504, real estate acquisition.

Knowledge of citizen participation, fair housing, and residential anti-displacement.

Knowledge of EEO, financial management, and record keeping.

Excellent typing skills and high level of proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.

Ability to react promptly and efficiently to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

Ability to elicit cooperation from a variety of sources including team members, subcontractors, and other departments.

Ability to bring projects and tasks to successful completion through political sensitivity.

Strong written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and presentation skills.

Capability and willingness to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.Qualifications:Fraud Prevention Manager Candidates should possess the qualifications identified below: A four (4) year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university; relevant advanced degrees and/or certifications are preferred.

A combination of education and relevant experience may also be considered.

Relevant professional certification(s) such as Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) preferred.

At least seven (7) years of professional level project/program management experience.

Four (4) years of experience in hazard mitigation, housing, community development, economic development, construction management or related fields.

Experience with CDBG-DR housing or similar programs/projects is preferred.

Subject matter expertise in detecting, preventing, and reporting fraud.

Experience with process improvement and inventory control.

Experience including budgeting, scheduling, tracking, monitoring, and reporting within projects or programs.

Strong familiarity with advanced project management practices, methods, and techniques.

Demonstrated experience in personnel management.

Financial Management understand basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections.

Advanced time management skills which utilize high-level strategies that aid staff in managing time, productivity, and effectiveness.

Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong analytical skills, ability to work independently, and effective interpersonal skills.

Advanced level Microsoft Office skills; ability to import, create formulas, pivot tables, export data and run reports in Microsoft Excel; ability to quickly learn new software applications.

This position is a Section 3 eligible job opportunity under the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968.

Section 3 residents are encouraged to apply.

The purpose of Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968 is to ensure that preference for employment opportunities generated from the expenditure of HUD funds is directed to local low and very low-income persons, particularly those who receive federal housing assistance.

All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview.

Due to the large volume of submissions received by this office, information concerning application and/or interview status cannot be provided.

Selected applicants will be contacted for next steps in the interview process.

Applicants who are not selected may not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.HGA is an Equal Opportunity EmployerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.