Budget and Finance Manager


Denver, CO


Full Time

Position: Budget and Finance Manager

Classification: Exempt/Full Time, Hybrid work from office/home

Salary Range: $64,000-$74,000

Reports to: Finance Director

Date: 07.2022


Job Summary:

Budget and Finance Manager is responsible for overall grant management including continuous budgeting within compliance of GAAP. Produce budgets and financial records of each project per the terms of its agreement, for reporting to the staff of the responsible investigator the financial status of each project and for providing analysis of the programs to the investigators and the Finance Director.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

1.     Correct set up and entry of the terms of each project into the accounting software per the terms of the agreement including budget.
2.     Issuing of monthly expense reports for each project to investigator staff reflecting remaining balances available under the agreement.
3.     Bill the funder monthly (or per terms if milestone) for each project. This does not include billing for clinical trials which are billed by the Accounts Payable Staff Accountant.
4.     Advise and counsel investigative staffs as requested by them.
5.     Assist the Finance Director in preparation of all audit reports for projects.
6.     Review current OMB circulars and their applicability to grant purchases.
7.     Other duties as assigned.

Competencies include but are not limited to:

·       Strong analytical skills, especially using spreadsheets
·       Extensive experience with planning, managing, and reconciling budgets
·       Self-starter who can deliver against timelines and remain focused under pressure
·       Excellent project and time management skills
·       Excellent organizational skills
·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills especially in interpreting contractual and accounting requirements
·       Ability to problem solve, manage multiple tasks; able to prioritize and work independently with minimal supervision
·       Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with ability to establish rapport with all stakeholders, both internal and external

Required Education and Experience:

·       Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, or
·       Demonstrated five years’ experience in a non-profit with similar responsibilities may substitute for the education
·       Familiarity with Federal OMB Uniform Guidance rules and requirements
·       Experience with Blackbaud software is a bonus!

Supervisory Responsibility: Not at this time. 


Work Environment: This position operates in a business-casual office environment, if desired some flexibility to work remotely as agreed upon with management. This role routinely uses standard office equipment. 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. Required ability to reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies up to 20 pounds. Employees must be able to freely go up and down stairs.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time, exempt position. The average work week is 40 hours with the possibility of additional hours during the annual financial audit. 

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Denver, Colorado, 80207: Reliably transportation allowing you to arrive at work on time and/or planning to relocate before starting work. DRI will not pay for any relocation expenses.

For all Full-Time and Part-Time Positions
DRI paid benefits after 30 days:
·       AD&D
·       Short Term Disability
·       Long Term Disability
·       Basic Life Insurance 
·       Paid Holidays (pro-rated for part-time)
For all Full-Time Positions
·       403(b) – employee match up to 5% eligibility from your first day.
Benefits for you and your family after 60 days of employment:
·       Dental insurance
·       Vision insurance
·       Employee assistance program
·       Flexible schedule
·       Flexible spending account
·       Dependent Care account
·       Health insurance
·       Health savings account with high deductible health care plan 
·       Paid time off: Vacation, Sick, Personal Days, paid Holidays

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)

Candidate must be able to be federally badged via a WOC (without compensation) Letter as administered by the VA and to include any background tests or screenings and VA form 10230 as require by the VA.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 
Compensation: $64,000.00 - $74,000.00 per year

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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