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Budget Director job description

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Job brief

We are seeking a detail-focused, financially-savvy, and organized Budget Director to join our team. The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical skills, demonstrated ability to write reports and present findings, and excellent math skills. The focus of the role is to oversee and manage the company’s budget throughout various departments.

Responsibilities

  • Review the organization budgets as a whole and at department levels.
  • Control and manage the organization's budget on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis.
  • Lead the budget process for annual development.
  • Develop and implement budgetary policies.
  • Enforce guidelines and best practices regarding finance budgeting practices
  • Approve spending requests as required through the company’s merit-based system to ensure the authenticity of spending.
  • Monitor the organization's expenditure and ensure it is in line with budget goals.
  • Estimate future financial needs.
  • Oversee the budgeting team, including analysts and administrators.
  • Ensure the budgets set out are financially viable for the business.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in business administration, finance, or related field, or equivalent experience and education
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within a budget-focused role within a financial institution with at least 2 years in senior management.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, pressurized environment with an ever-changing market
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Strong reporting abilities
  • Ability to identify trends and inconsistencies within data

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