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Finance Section Chief - On Site California

Company: Witt O'Brien's
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Finance Section Chief - On Site California page is loaded Finance Section Chief - On Site California Apply locations Sacramento, CA time type Full time posted on Posted 20 Days Ago job requisition id R1594 Are you looking for an opportunity to join a team that makes a real difference? Do you want to be part of a collaborative team that protects and strengthens communities and businesses? If you are looking for all these opportunities and more, then Witt O'Brien's is the right fit for you.Position Summary Our team is looking for an experienced Finance Section Chief to support growth in our Response Operations Business Line. We are continuing to expand our Incident Management Team (IMT) strength in a variety of roles, with the addition of a Finance Section Chief for a specific assignment in California. The ideal candidate will have experience working on financial, cost analysis, and cost efficiency aspects of the Disaster Debris Removal Operation and other Disaster Management recovery efforts. This includes tracking, preparing, documenting, and administering damage claim and damage claim evaluations. Experience and the ability to integrate into the client's IC structure as well as the Witt O'Brien's Team is critical to being successful in this role. Position Details

  • Reports to: Project Manager -
  • Position Location: California (Various Locations)
  • Position Type: On-Call/Contingent
  • FLSA Status: NonExempt
  • Pay: Hourly
  • Compensation: The hourly rate for this position is approximately $60.00 pr/hr depending on education, qualifications, experience and work location.
  • Travel: Regional; or state-wide travel may be required subject to reimbursement -
    Essential Job Functions
    • Works in conjunction with and to support the Incident Command to manage operational requirements.
    • Partners closely with the client's Chief Accounting Officer and serve as a Point of Contact for meetings, answering questions, and developing reports.
    • Develop a database to include items such as: invoiced and actual payment financial data by assigned number, FEMA eligibility information, and community costs by invoice number and payment amount.
    • Monitor contractor's' agreement negotiations, recording or auditing staff timesheets and equipment time, documenting and processing claims for accidents during the operational period, and managing all and costs associated with the operation. -
    • Liaison with Witt O'Brien's functional groups, Portfolio Management Office, and Project Staff to accurately share cost information.
    • Prioritize and simultaneously handle multiple work tasks in a dynamic work environment.
    • Work as a member of a larger team supporting debris removal activities, comprised of various stakeholders within Witt O'Brien's, partnering firms and clients.
      Minimum Job Requirements
      • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in accounting, finance, business, or related disciplines.
      • A minimum of five (5) years' experience providing administrative support related to: finance, reporting, invoice preparation, and maintaining financial records.
      • Strong presentation and communication skills, both oral and written.
      • Experience working with federal, state, and local all-hazards incident management.
      • Knowledge of FEMA Public Assistance Eligibility.
      • Proficient in MS Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Email, Microsoft TEAMS and calendar functions.
      • Experience working with Smartsheet is a plus.
        Preferred Job Requirements
        • One of the following credentials: Certified public accountant (CPA), Certified Construction Auditor, Construction Control Professional, Certified Management Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Bookkeeper, Certified Inspector General, Certified Inspector General Auditor, Certified Inspector General Investigator, Certified Information Technology Professional or Attorneys in good standing with the State Bar of California.
        • Understanding of emergency management principles and constructs to include completion of Incident Command System courses 100, 200, 700, and 800.
        • Understanding or completion of E/L 0973: National Incident Management System Incident Command System All-Hazards Finance/Administration Section Chief, or equivalent.
        • Understanding or completion of the United States Fire Administration (USFA) O-0305: Type 3 All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT) Introduction, or equivalent.
          Work Schedule
          • Regular business hours (7am to 4pm; Monday through Friday).
          • Urgent, disaster related needs may require extended hours or work on holidays or weekends.
            Job Description DisclaimerThis position description incorporates the core responsibilities of the job. It recognizes that other related duties not specifically mentioned might also be performed, and that not all responsibilities may be carried out depending on operational needs. The hiring department will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.
            Commitment to Diversity
            • Witt O'Brien's is always looking for the most qualified and experienced professionals with a passion for public safety, emergency management, homeland security, disaster response, and continuity of operations.
            • We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Equal Opportunity Employer/Veteran/Disabled With you when it counts. Similar Jobs (7) Debris Assessment Division Supervisor - WOB locations Sacramento, CA time type Full time posted on Posted 20 Days Ago TRAQ Arborist - WOB locations Sacramento, CA time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago About Us Witt O'Brien's is a leader in crisis and emergency management. We help our clients prepare for, respond to and recover from disaster. Our mission is to make them readyRESILIENT -.

              Our highly skilled experts protect lives, communities and businesses in both the private and public sectors. We do that with innovative services that combine decades of front-line disaster experience with out-of-the-box thinking, to generate the best outcome for our clients. As the threat of disruption from both man-made and natural disasters increases, our solutions have never been in greater demand.

              Are you looking for an opportunity to join a team that makes a real difference? Do you want to be part of a collaborative team that protects and strengthens communities and businesses? If you are looking for all these opportunities and more, then Witt O'Brien's is the right fit for you.

              We are seeking the best and brightest talent to help us take our organization to the next level. We offer a stimulating work environment with a growth-oriented dynamism. Our compensation and benefits package is highly competitive, to encourage happy and motivated employees.
              -Reasonable AccommodationWitt O'Brien's is committed to providing an inclusive workplace environment free from discrimination. In support of this, Witt O'Brien's works to ensure that none of its policies, practices, work arrangements, or facilities have discriminatory effects on individuals or on groups protected under applicable federal legislation. -If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please email or call 1-713-496-3674 (71-FIX-ME-ORG) to let us know the nature of your request.

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