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Deloitte Public Assistance Grants Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana

Are you a big-picture thinker who connects the dots and identifies the possibilities? Are you passionate about helping Government and Public Services (GPS) organizations prepare for challenges and overcome threats? If so, Deloitte could be the place for you! Join our team of Strategic Risk professionals who work with clients to understand how embracing risk can drive performance. If you seek a role that offers you the opportunity to advise GPS clients through critical and complex issues while allowing you to develop personally and professionally, consider a career in Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory's Strategic Risk practice.

Work you'll do

  • Individuals will provide subject-matter expertise in a wide range of duties directly related to grant management, project formulation and closeout activities of the Stafford Act programs

  • Provide reconciliation, accounting and supporting documentation for the assigned grants to ensure that each sub recipient will have an audit quality closeout file

  • Review supporting documentation for the grants to ensure that each sub recipient receives appropriate reimbursement for approved, federally funded programs

  • Provides guidance, oversight, and general assistance to sub recipients in preparing documentation, invoices, and information to request reimbursement for approved, federally funded programs

  • Ensure compliance with laws, rules and regulation (44 CFR and 2CFR)

  • Monitors the progress of each assigned sub recipient or project to ensure that all federal and state grant requirements are met and that files are closed in a timely manner

  • Identify damages, develop preliminary estimates and provide support documentation for client's Public Assistance claim

  • Conduct site inspections as needed to develop damage assessments or at the request of State or Federal partners

  • Determine logical grouping of damage sites

  • Develop detailed site-specific damage description

  • Identify and develop proposals for funding options that are feasible and economically viable (406, 428, alternate or improved projects)

  • Monitor project completion status and submit accurate quarterly reports and time extension requests as needed

    The team

    Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of over 15,000+ professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.

Our Crisis & Grants Management team delivers innovative, connective, human-centered and sustainable crisis and grants management services to help organizations and communities prepare for, prevent, respond to, recover from and mitigate risks caused by operational disruptions and crises. We help our clients define future state visions, develop strategic roadmaps, establish governance infrastructure, operationalize processes, measure and monitor performance, innovate through technology, and deliver quality program outcomes in an expedited, cost effective and compliant manner. Together we create more resilient communities and responsive ecosystems through incident action planning, grant risk assessments, improving grant processes and operations, future and contingency planning, and data analytics.



  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

  • Possess one year experience as a closeout specialist or a disaster recovery specialist in the area of public assistance

  • Experience working on a state and/or federal grant program

  • Possess knowledge on the technical aspects of the federal grant program and will be expected to exercise independent judgement in coordination and advice to sub recipients, within the limits of applicable Federal and State statutes, regulations, policies and procedures

  • Possess knowledge on the technical aspects of the program


  • Bachelor degree in accounting, business, finance, engineering, architecture, construction management, or similar fields

    How you'll grow

    At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.