Budget and Grants Manager



Due Date: March 27, 2020

Salary Range: $55,768 - $64,400

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The Budget and Grants Manager must understand and demonstrate the principals associated with school finance, budgeting, accounting, auditing, and financial reporting.

Budget Planning and Monitoring

  • Monitor actual performance against estimates and prepares annual and intermediate budgets.
  • Coordinates appropriations for departments and specific programs while balancing the needs of the school. 
  • Reviews operating budgets periodically to analyze trends affecting budget needs.
  • Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.
  • Provide primary accounting functions for all grant monitoring administration, compliance, grant accounting, and financial reports of awarded grants though their final closing.
  • Recognize and forecast the major sources of revenue available to the school from local, state, federal levels of government, as well as private funding.
  • Analyzes a variety of financial information (e.g. revenues, expenditures, cash management, cost projections, real estate, insurance, etc.) for the purpose of providing direction and support making recommendations, maximizing use of funds, and/or ensuring overall operations are within budget.
  • Recognize and explain internal and external influences on the budget to determine reliable enrollment and personnel projections and analyze significant social, demographic and economic changes. Analyze the impact of shifts in local, state, federal and private funding and its effect on the schools spending plan.
  • Identify various methods of budget analysis and management.
  • Exercise budgetary management. Monitors budget allocations, expenditures, fund balances and related financial activities for the purpose of ensuring that allocations are accurate, revenues are recorded, expenses are within budget limits and/or fiscal practices are followed.
  • Apply analytical procedures for budgetary analysis.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly Budget Status Reports (BSR).
  • Monitor budget to avoid negative balances and monitor BSRs as needed and recommend Budget Adjustment Request (BARs).

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business Administration with a major in accounting or related area preferred; and a minimum of four to seven years’ equivalent combination of experience in the areas of business and finance.

Certificates, License, and Registration:  Certified Government Financial Manager is preferred.  


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