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Assistant Budget Director in Manhattan at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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Job Description


Under the general direction of the Controller, assists in all aspects of managing the Budget Department and developing the agency budget, ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, regulations and statutes.  Supports the budgetary process by developing, in conjunction with the programs, all budget projections and ongoing review of revenue and expense statements versus budget.  Analyzes reviews and makes recommendations on budget requests.   Supervise Budget Analyst and Data Analyst.


  1. Setup & utilization of the Adaptive Insights budget system to prepare detailed budgets on an annual basis

  2. Coordinate the preparation of the agency budget

  3. Prepare comprehensive reports and analyses as needed in decision making or to advise the Controller and/or CFO

  4. Assist with inputting and preparing new budgets for RFP’s, Grants or Prior Approval Review applications

  5. Provide statistical information as required (weekly LEVEL OF SERVICE reports, monthly session counts, etc.)

  6. Review and analyze monthly budget variances and provide assistance to programs and internal accountants as needed.

  7. Oversee monthly monitoring of budget variances by regular meetings and communication with programs

  8. Oversee process for the flow of Personnel Action Forms for allocation changes, line changes and program changes

  9. Calculate reimbursement rates for various programs and project revenues for programs

  10. Responsible for the accumulation of data to support financial analysis and budget development.

  11. Act as Budget Department liaison between the Budget Department and various departments within in the agency as assigned

  12. Inform the Controller of issues arising which require intervention of senior management

  13. Prepare journal entries for year-end fund transfers

  14. Provide training to staff on use of budget software

  15. Perform related duties as required

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred, Computer Science or Finance background preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in budget planning, accounting, or business management
  • An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills
  • Must be computer savvy and have experience working with financial software programs, as well as Microsoft Office
Microsoft Excel skills to do financial modeling/analysis and budget projections