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KPMG Senior Associate, Disaster Recovery in Austin, Texas

Business Title: Senior Associate, Disaster Recovery

Requisition Number: 111234 - 86

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: TX

City: Austin


The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking an Senior Associate in S&L Regulatory & Compliance for our Consulting ( practice.


  • Provide technical advisory services related to relief programs for disaster recovery including: project and program coordination/management, strategic planning and coordination with federal and state assistance programs for all disaster recovery efforts; navigate regulations and ensure compliance in order to maximize funding and expedite rebuilding

  • Meet with varied counties or municipalities regarding disaster related assessments, repairs, damage mitigation efforts, cost documentation, permits, code compliance, progress payment requests, dispute resolution with FEMA/FDEM and other agencies, grant close-outs

  • Assist with clarifying requirements and documentation for the eligibility and enrollment processes for housing assistance and other disaster aid programs

  • Communicate and present information to clients and colleagues in a clear, logical, and concise manner

  • Remain current on industry and regulatory topics and trends, and apply insights and ensure program integrity during the delivery of engagements

  • Support internal initiatives and strategic growth initiatives

Additional Responsibilities for Senior Associate:

  • Supervise and mentor associates, new hires, and interns on engagements; provide contractor and vendor coordination and oversight for disaster response teams

  • Identify and communicate technical matters while serving as a liaison to both clients and engagement leadership; participate and/or lead meetings with both clients and the engagement team

  • Proactively identify opportunities to enhance professional practices and processes and assist with business development initiatives, including the development of proposals


  • A minimum of one year of experience in a compliance or project management related role, working with state and federal disaster aid programs/agencies such as Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR)

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

  • Knowledge of federal laws, rules, and regulations associated with federal and state disaster aid programs

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize changing workloads

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to travel out-of-town eighty percent of the time

Additional Qualifications for Senior Associate:

  • Three plus years of related regulatory and compliance, or project/program management work experience

  • Well established understanding of working with state and federal disaster aid programs/agencies such as Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR)

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, supporting the oversight of projects and/or the efforts of others

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