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Senior Manager - Governmental Advisory


At EisnerAmper, we look for individuals who welcome new ideas, encourage innovation, and are eager to make an impact. Whether you’re starting out in your career or taking your next step as a seasoned professional, the EisnerAmper experience is one-of-a-kind. You can design a career you’ll love from top to bottom – we give you the tools you need to succeed and the autonomy to reach your goals.

The Senior Manager position grows, develops, and leads large-scale governmental programs. This role requires knowledge of and significant experience with federal and state government programs such as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and/or US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) related disaster programs.  Drives business development through opportunity identification, market & client strategy development, proposal creation, and internal & external relationship development.

What it Means to Work for EisnerAmper:

  • You will get to be part of one of the largest and fastest growing accounting and advisory firms in the industry

  • You will have the flexibility to manage your days in support of our commitment to work/life balance

  • You will join a culture that has received multiple top “Places to Work” awards

    • We believe that great work is accomplished when cultures, ideas and experiences come together to create new solutions

    • We understand that embracing our differences is what unites us as a team and strengthens our foundation

    • Showing up authentically is how we, both as professionals and a Firm, find inspiration to do our best work

    • Numerous Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to support our Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I) efforts

What Work You Will be Responsible For:

  • Leads large, complex programs implementing major state and community-level post-disaster recovery efforts, including administering federal financial assistance, such as FEMA, HUD Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and other governmental programs such as IIJA, ARPA and U.S. Treasury funds.

  • Drives revenue through new and incremental growth of current and prospective clients.

  • Negotiates, prepares, and processes documents such as agreements, contracts, and requests for proposals/qualifications to support program operations.

  • Manages the team through all phases of a program including strategic planning, work planning, mobilization, execution, and completion, consistent with established program delivery processes to meet the scope, schedule, budget, and other contract requirements.

  • Provides leadership, direction, coaching, and development for personnel in the areas of performance management, problem resolution, planning, and assignment of work.

  • Identify recovery-related assistance gaps/needs and provide recommendations to leverage current resources to increase program impact.

  • Participates in executive, management, and company staff meetings, and attends other meetings and seminars.

  • Ensures appropriate internal controls are in place to maintain compliance with external regulations and internal policies.

  • Support the Firm’s strategic alliances and partnership, along with firm leaders, to sustain and grow client programs & services.

  • Builds and cultivates relevant relationships with clients, and federal, state, & local agencies.

  • Analyzes trends & metrics, evaluates results of initiatives, and makes recommendations for continual improvements in efficiencies and quality.

  • Oversees department staffing needs and participate as appropriate in recruiting activities (e.g., interviewing, hiring, new hire and ongoing training, annual evaluations, etc.).

  • Participates in budget development and monitoring of expenses.

  • Ensures service line employees are properly and accurately billing for time, reviews non-billable, billable and utilization reports. Makes and communicates work hours or project adjustments as necessary.

  • Generates necessary reports for the executive team, reviews subordinates’ reports.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Public Administration, or a related field.

  • 10+ years of previous experience in financial management, funds disbursement, grant management, or similar fields

  • 5+ years of private sector experience including sales and/or business development.

  • 5+ years in a management or supervisor role.

  • Knowledge of and experience with FEMA and/or HUD related disaster programs including related statutes, regulations, disbursements, policies, and processes.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Public Administration, or a related field.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and/or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

We strongly believe in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, EisnerAmper is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state, or local law.

About our Business Advisory Team:

The EisnerAmper Business Advisory Group offers a wide array of services to an even broader range of businesses. Whether it’s dealing with bankruptcy and transactional disputes or executive compensation structures and health care management, our team thrives by marrying deep-rooted industry expertise with a culture of always embracing new perspectives and ideas. 

Our “startup mentality,” backed by the institutional knowledge and established reputation of the firm, enables us to be flexible and always test what can take our team and clients to the next level. Whether it’s a new internal process, digital platform, or service offering, we believe that innovative ideas come from all levels and every employee should have the opportunity to make an impact on the business, our clients, and their careers. 

To us, every sub-sector in our group functions as its own business—so we need to think like entrepreneurs ourselves, often putting on the shoes of our clients. It’s this mindset that allows us to grow as professionals and provide innovative solutions tailored to our clients’ unique needs. 

About EisnerAmper:

EisnerAmper is one of the largest accounting, tax, and business advisory firms, with nearly 4,000 employees including 400 partners across the world. We combine responsiveness with a long-range perspective; to help clients meet the pressing issues they face today and position them for success tomorrow.

Our clients are enterprises as diverse as sophisticated financial institutions and start-ups, global public firms, and middle-market companies, as well as high net worth individuals, family offices, not-for-profit organizations, and entrepreneurial ventures across a variety of industries. We are also engaged by the attorneys, financial professionals, bankers, and investors who serve these clients.

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For NYC and California, the expected salary range for this position is between $128,980.00 and $241,837.00. The range for the position in other geographies may vary based on market differences. The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.

Our full-time positions also offer a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending & Health Savings Account
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • Employee assistance program and other firm benefits.
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