Budget Manager Job Description

Budget Manager Job Description

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Budget manager provides thought leadership and help develop strategic direction for media planning and buying across all media channels, particularly Digital, Print, Out-of-home and both national and local TV.

Budget Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conduct internal reviews for the purpose of ensuring program operations are within budget and in accordance with fiscal practices
Oversight of the DOE SPP funding authorization process including working with local DOE oversight and DOE Oak Ridge service center
Maintain a workbook tracking event spend in detail, including budget, incurred cost and left-to-spend
Handle the invoice processing workflow
Supervise the finance and administration of event budgets and spend with efficiency and consistency
Prepare budget closeout reports for all main stage programming
Manage the forecasting and analysis of the Post Delivery, Planning & Operations spend for our key operational budget and department budget
Handle the invoice processing workflow for the West Coast staff
Supervise, hire and develop a staff of competent financial analysts and delegate responsibilities where appropriate
Monitor internal and external service agreements for impact on administrative expense projections

Budget Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Budget Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, MBA, PMP, SPHR, ARM, CGFM, CDFM

Education for Budget Manager

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Employers hiring for the budget manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Business/Administration, Education, Management, Public Administration, Economics, MBA, Leadership

Skills for Budget Manager

Desired skills for budget manager include:

Media types
Network
Direct and digital
Local
Out-of-home
Print
Continuous improvement principles
Practices
AccessLink
Blink

Desired experience for budget manager includes:

Supervise the development of the Annual Operating Expense Budget and quarterly forecasts
Assist in the development of annual enrollment and revenue projections for inclusion in the annual Operating Plan
Provide Expense, Forecasting and Budget Analyses reporting to Division department heads and senior management team
Perform as a Divisional Financial Liaison to Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis department
Participate in project management process, including participation in project management meetings, preparation of financial impact analyses and review of budget requests for funding and related ROI analysis
Supervise the distribution of Administrative Expense Variance Analysis reports monthly to Division Department heads and senior management team

Budget Manager Examples

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Budget Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a budget manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for budget manager
  • Directs the development of the annual capital plan with supporting business cases and rationalizes them with the company’s strategic goals
  • Oversee preparation and reconciliation of Institutional Advancement budgets
  • Draft annual budget packet for review by Director of Advancement Operations and Vice President
  • Prepare current and projected budget and expense reports for the IA Vice President, executive directors, and budget managers based on identified department, project, program and/or campaign goals
  • Process all IA payables transactions, ensuring that all required signatures, documentation and paperwork is received, recorded and transmitted for fulfillment
  • Record and monitor departmental expense transactions and track department budgets continuously over the course of the year
  • Work directly with IA budget managers to strengthen the effective stewardship of institution resources
  • Assist the Director of Advancement Operations in preparing materials for the institution's annual audit, and its 990 form
  • Analyze monthly financial activities and explains variances from budget to actual on a monthly basis
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports, analyses and presentations for Governance and senior management
Qualifications for budget manager
  • 5-7 years of related experience in financial modeling and competitive intelligence
  • Working Knowledge of Hyperion Planning, HFM, and/or SAP a plus
  • Proficiency with MS Office, specifically in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be extremely organized and be able to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize accordingly
  • Capacity to collect and enrich unstructured data to create complex financial models including pro-forma Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow
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Budget Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of budget manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for budget manager
  • Detect and recommend advanced technology solutions to improve automated processes and routines
  • Plan and execute complex projects within time and/or other constraints
  • Act as the Project Lead for all of the organization's financial system enhancements and updates as approved, including development and project management
  • Work directly with IT and Finance teams to identify and address production issues and recommend business process related enhancements
  • Provide training, support and recommend solutions to program staff to fulfill financial reporting requirements for sponsors/grants
  • Prepare and maintain Finance business process documentation and all financial system training guides
  • Support the ISRM capital planning, forecasting, and reporting processes to include analyzing a variety of financial information
  • Help to develop ISRM’s 3-year investment planning to include validating resource requirements for new projects, planning for amortization of costs, identifying budgetary risk, and ensure alignment with ISRM’s 3-year strategic plan
  • Managing portfolio management artifacts, decisions, communications, metrics, and reporting
  • Collaborate with internal and external personnel
Qualifications for budget manager
  • Knowledge of File Maker Pro and FINesse Oracle systems a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting/Engineering MBA, CFA, and/or CPA a plus
  • Experience with Hyperion, SAP and PeopleSoft or similar applications preferred
  • Achiever personality with strong drive and sense of urgency
  • Ability to design, develop, and recommend projects and analyses related to financial data
  • Interpersonal savvy—strong relationships, even when having to have tough conversations
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Budget Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a budget manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for budget manager
  • Maintain a variety of manual and electronic fiscal information, files and records for the purpose of providing an up-to-date reference and audit trail
  • Participate in meetings, workshops and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform the functions
  • Prepare a wide variety of materials including but not limited to annual budgets and financial reports for the purpose of documenting activities and meeting compliance requirements which may provide supporting materials for requested actions
  • Product or portfolio roadmap planning experience
  • Oversight of the DOE work authorization process, including review and approval of DOE work authorizations
  • Oversight of the DOE proposal process, including review and approval of DOE Field Work Proposals (FWP’s)
  • Management of the acquisition process when goods/services are being obtained from another DOE entity
  • Coordination of DOE Budget Call deliverables, including annual submittal of DOE-SC FWP’s
  • Oversight of close-out activities for DOE contracts and IWO acquisitions
  • Responsibility for internal controls associated with DOE funding actions, work authorizations and IWO acquisitions
Qualifications for budget manager
  • Experience working with Cloud-based, paperless, automated workflows, Nonprofit Accounting applications
  • At least 3 years experience in budget execution or financial management
  • At least 2 Years of Portfolio/Project Management experience
  • Masters / MBA degree (Accounting or Finance degrees)
  • At least 2 year familiarity with an Agile/Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Oversight of SPP budget ceilings
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Budget Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a budget manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for budget manager
  • Support Search Engine Marketing (SEM) campaigns across a portfolio of brands/categories, and contribute to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices on L’OréalParisUSA.com
  • Primary POC for DOE Funds Control and Budget reviews
  • Audit support, including government agencies, Internal Audit, and others
  • Serve as primary POC for DOE budget staff at DOE-ORO and DOE-PNSO
  • Serve as PNNL’s primary POC for matters concerning federal budget formulation and execution
  • Manage 3 staff members who are primarily responsible for DOE funding actions and IWO acquisitions
  • Primary POC for all DOE funds-in activities and relationship management for DOE funds-in oversight
  • Oversight of the DOE SPP and ACT proposal process
  • Work with basic science, clinical, and administrative departments to develop and monitor budgets
  • Identify overspent accounts and work with section admins, managers and AD's on corrective action plans
Qualifications for budget manager
  • Process budget adjustments to revenue and expense budgets as necessary throughout the course of the fiscal year
  • Ensure grants reconciled and closed within 120 days
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance (or high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years of experience in a finance role)
  • At least 3 additional years of experience in a finance position
  • 5 + years of experience managing Public Sector projects that better align IT budget and achieve greater control over budget activities through more effective guidance across the entire Planning, Programming, Budget and Execution lifecycle at a Civilian Public Sector Agency is required
  • 3+ years of experience and or an understanding of how to address the interrelationships between Process Improvement, Performance Management, Portfolio Management, Database Management & Data Integration & Analytics is required
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Budget Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of budget manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for budget manager
  • Provide support to the Associate Director, Finance in the forecasting, monitoring and reporting of the operating and capital budgets and financials
  • Analyze and interpret financial data for the purpose of determining financial performance and projecting financial probability
  • Analyze budget patterns and project expenditures
  • Develop cash flow projections for funded and support activities
  • Ensure that expenditures for budgets, grants and contracts are monitored and the reports are prepared to maintain balance account
  • Propagate the approved budget throughout the organization and explain issues as requested
  • Provide instructions and answer questions relating to budget procedures, provide budget recommendations to a wide range of issues
  • Provide support to the zones and field offices in monitoring and reporting of the operating and capital budgets and financials
  • Monitor budgets and financial reports for all IA sub-agreements not directly managed by the field offices
  • Build the capacity of finance staff in financial management support and reporting and provide professional support to them
Qualifications for budget manager
  • A minimum of 4 years’ work experience in Film and Television post production accounting preferred
  • Experience implementing projects utilizing the Project Management Institute (PMI®) project management framework, Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), ITIL, and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards is required
  • Continuous Improvement QA Strategy
  • Finance Strategy and Organization
  • Financial Forecasting/Planning
  • PPBE Experience

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