Compliance Analyst (Compliance Analyst II)

Job #: 2020-20

  • TWC Job #: 13901564
  • Opening Date: 11/19/2019
  • Travel Required: 5%
  • Monthly Salary: $3,764.00 - $4,084.00/mo
  • Position Location: Austin, Texas
  • Group Step: B20
  • Class: 3682

Military Occupational Specialist codes that may be applicable to this position: 89A, 89, 020, FIN10, Finance, 34, 3410, 6F0X1, 65AX, 6F

In order to qualify for this position a State of Texas Applications must be submitted through Work In Texas. The OOG requires all sections of the state application to be completed.

Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application.

General Description:

Serves as a Compliance Analyst in the Office of the Governor’s (OOG) Office of Compliance and Monitoring (OCM) reporting to the Director.  Performs complex (journey-level) compliance analysis work on entities receiving funds awarded by the OOG.  Work involves examining, evaluating, and monitoring records, reports, policies, contracts, and agreements to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and internal policies.  Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Duties:

  • Performs complex compliance analyses that are primarily small to medium in scale to determine compliance with laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Compiles, reviews, and analyzes data to verify documentation.
  • Conducts the internal inspection of compliance issues.
  • Identifies issues regarding compliance with regulations or standards that require follow-up.
  • Verifies compliance with specific requirements by conducting desk and/or onsite reviews.
  • Maintains and updates data in an internal data tracking system.
  • Assists with preparing and presenting written and/or oral reports on compliance issues for agency management and other staff.
  • May perform statistical sampling of data.
  • May assist in reviewing contracts, grants, and other legal documents.
  • May assist in developing policies, procedures and rules.
  • Maintains well-organized and accurate work papers.
  • Maintains regular attendance and regular work schedule.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public administration, finance, accounting, statistical analysis, research methodology, auditing, or a related field is generally preferred. Two years’ (2) experience in research, compliance analysis or monitoring, legal analysis, and/or auditing work. Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification as Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), and/or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:

  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to program areas.
  • Knowledge of contract monitoring principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of personal computers and software applications.
  • Skill in conducting data searches and evaluating large amounts of data.
  • Skill in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access, Adobe Pro
  • Skill in preparing concise and accurate reports.
  • Skill in effective verbal and written communications. 
  • Ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions.
  • Ability to compose clear and concise compliance issues.
  • Ability to maintain effectively working relationships.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written format.
  • Ability to effectively plan work and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to travel.

Registration, Certification or Licensure:   Certification as CGAP/CGFM/CFE is preferred. Valid Texas Driver’s License or Government Issued ID.

Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions:  This classification functions in a standard office environment.   Ability to move up to 35 lbs.  Ability to drive and travel as needed.  Will need to move about the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, set up conference rooms for meetings, etc. Must be able to communicate and exchange accurate information via phone, computer and in person.  Must be able to observe and evaluate media in electronic, visual and/or audio format. Must be able to work hours during a legislative session that include holidays and as needed. 


The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit www.sss.gov. Applicants may obtain a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report upon request.

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should contact 512-463-5873 and ask to speak to the Office of the Governor’s Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.