Budget Analyst
Millersville, MD Finance
Job Type
Full-time
Description

  

General Summary/Purpose

The Budget Analyst is an essential member of the Finance Team. Manages grants, grant requirements and budgets, and assists in managing the organization's budgets. Works in a fast-paced environment must be able to accept a structured work environment to meet deadlines and work well under pressure. Provides executive and program managers with the information they need to make fiscal decisions.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

· Prepare grantor/customer invoices and cash requests on schedule; follow up as needed to ensure collection. Enter into the accounting system as well as record receipt of payment.

· Track budgetary obligations to prevent overspending budgetary line items as well as training agreements and similar contractual commitments; collect and verify outcome documentation to support invoices against Training Agreements.

· Ensure vendor and subgrantee invoices are complete, correct, and compliant with contracts, grants, and/or training agreements.

· Prepare periodically (monthly, quarterly, etc.) grantor reports as required by the state, federal, county, etc. regulations.

· Assist with budget process to include collecting and analyzing data, setting up and quality checking the spreadsheets and creating reports for management.

· Assist in closing the books: accruals, amortizing assets and allocating cost pools as needed.

· Assist with annual Audit and subgrant monitoring by creating schedules, assembling documentation and being available to answer questions.

· Create and update budget vs actual reports for managers.

· Maintains ongoing communication with managers regarding needs and budget status.

· Produce additional ad hoc financial reports for stakeholders as required, including close-out reports, balance sheets,  expenditures by program or at a corporate level, Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards, etc.

· Monitor financial activity in an internal audit capacity and alert the appropriate level of management.

· Maintain a clean work environment including sharing responsibility for common areas.

· Model the AAWDC core values of Respect, Responsiveness, Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration and Excellence.

· Other duties as may be required by the Director of Finance.

Requirements

  

Minimum Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and four years of related experience. Ten years of experience working in accounting or finance in lieu of a degree.

· Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills.

· Strong computer and database management skills.

· Proficiency with automated systems, willingness, and ability to learn new software packages.

Desired or Preferred Qualifications

· Five years of progressively responsible grant accounting experience.

· Experience working with Federal, State and County Grants.

· Experience working with Sage Intacct software. 

· Experience in a nonprofit accounting environment.

Job Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated the ability to perform multi-tasks in an environment where priorities can change rapidly.
  • Ability to assist/train co-workers.
  • Proficient in Microsoft      Office Suite.
  • Proficient problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively adapt to change.
  • Ability to thrive and excel in a growth environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills as well as working on a team.