Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) Compliance Analyst (Compliance Analyst IV)

Job #: 2021-58

  • TWC Job #: 14649591
  • Opening Date: 6/28/2021
  • Travel Required: 25%
  • Monthly Salary: $5,167.00 - $5,417.00/mo
  • Position Location: Austin, Texas
  • Group Step: B24
  • Class: 3684

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

Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final disposition of the selection process.

OOG employees applying for a position in the same pay group, if selected, will be laterally transferred with a maximum increase in salary of 3.4%.

General Description:

The Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) Compliance Analyst serves in the Office of Compliance and Monitoring (OCM) within the Office of the Governor (OOG), reporting to the Compliance Monitoring Manager. Performs highly advanced and/or supervisory (senior-level) desk and site compliance reviews on entities receiving economic development funds awarded by the OOG. Work involves analyzing, evaluating, and monitoring records, reports, policies, contracts, and agreements to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and internal policies. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Duties:

  • Performs compliance reviews that are highly complex in nature or large scale to determine compliance with contracts, laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Monitors contract performance by conducting desk and on-site visits, and examines deliverables, performance metrics and specific eligibility determinations for compliance with terms of contract and agency policies.
  • Compiles, reviews, and analyzes data to verify documentation.
  • Identifies issues regarding compliance with regulations or standards that require follow-up.
  • Conducts contract research, performance compliance and associated analyses for a wide range of contracts.
  • Conducts assessments to determine requirements for the compliance of contracts.
  • Conducts research on a wide range of business models to acquire understanding of companies entering into the TEF program.
  • Prepares and presents reports by compiling, reviewing, and analyzing data and providing written and/or oral reports to division management and oversight entities.
  • Coordinates the risk assessment process for contract monitoring and planning and recommends non-compliance assessment of contracts when unwarranted deviations occur.
  • Identifies training needs and provides training and technical assistance to contracting entities during various phases of the contract compliance process in order to assist in meeting contract-related requirements and reporting.
  • Evaluates and maintains data in an internal data tracking system.
  • Performs statistical sampling of data.
  • Assists in developing policies, procedures and rules related to economic development programs.
  • Provides support to internal organizations within the Office of the Governor, including Economic Development, General Counsel, and Financial Services regarding TEF grantees.
  • May participate in the negotiation of contract renewals, amendments, and plans.
  • Maintains well-organized and accurate work papers.
  • Maintains regular attendance and regular work schedule.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, law, finance, accounting, auditing, statistical analysis, mathematics, or a related field;
  • Four (4) years of experience in contract management, evaluation, or monitoring; legal analysis; and/or auditing work.

Note: Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience administering and/or monitoring economic development incentive programs.
  • Experience administering and/or monitoring contracts or financials with private sector companies. 
  • Experience working with/for national and/or international companies.

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.
  • Knowledge of financial data systems used by private sector companies.
  • Knowledge of contract law.
  • Skill in conducting data searches and evaluating large amounts of data.
  • Skill in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
  • Skill in preparing concise and accurate reports.
  • Ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions.
  • Ability to evaluate contracts and recommend future status.
  • Ability to compose clear and concise compliance issues.
  • Ability to maintain effectively and ethical working relationships with internal and external parties.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written format.
  • Ability to effectively plan work and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism during all phases of work product.
  • Ability to train others.
  • Ability to travel.

Registration, Certification or Licensure:  Valid Texas Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions:  This classification functions in a standard office environment.   Ability to move up to 20 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.