Budget Manager

Washington, DC (HQ)
CFO/Accounting /
Full-time /
The Budget Manager is a key member of the budgeting team within the financial operations team, and contributes to the budgeting, forecasting, long-term planning, implementation, and business strategic analysis for a portfolio of programs. In this role the Budget Manager will work with program team members to maintain and update forecasting models. The Budget Manager will also work with the Budget Leads and broader financial operations team to ensure timely analysis, reconciliation and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with program team members to gather inputs on program needs, process vendor and payment requests, and reconcile against the budget
    • Maintain inputs to financial models to support the decision making process
    • Track actuals versus budget to identify instances of savings or over-spending
    • Participate in, and support the budget team’s portion of monthly close activities and regular financial presentations to leadership and other stakeholders
    • Portfolio of programs may include Events, Fundraising, HQ, Technology, Paid Media, and State Field Operations
    • Other duties as assigned to support the department and the DNC's mission.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • 2-4+ years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis
    • Expertise in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets a must
    • Familiarity with Planful, Sage Intacct, AnyBill, Expensify, or Concur is a plus
    • A desire to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
    • Experience volunteering or working on a political campaign a plus but not required
The starting salary for the Budget Manager position is $75,000, on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

This is a full-time, exempt position, that may require work on weekends, and has an end date of November 15, 2024.  

The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:
- Paid time off, including Federal holidays, open leave, and personal days;
- Health and dental insurance for employee and dependents;
- 90% paid by the DNC, 10% paid by employee;
- Supplementary vision plans available to employees for purchase;
- Pre-tax Flexible spending account benefits available to employees and dependents.