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19 Apr 2022

Finance Budget Director

Manhattan Youth
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

Budget Director

Reporting to the Manhattan Youth Comptroller and working closely with the Executive Director, the Budget Director is responsible for executing $10 million in multiple NY City contracts through the Department of Youth and Community Development, to include budget creation for each contract and submission of budgets and ancillary documentation through the NYC HHS Accelerator and PASSPort online portals.

Pay: $75,000 – $90,000 /yearly

This is an in-house position reporting to our main office

Key Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Executive director, Education Directors, After-School Site Directors, Comptroller and finance office personnel, the Budget Director is responsible for monitoring contract expenditures, adjusting and modifying budgets as necessary, projecting each contract’s expenditures through fiscal year end and advising spending modifications to achieve balanced contract budgets.
  • The Budget Director maintains and utilizes an internally developed system of Excel spreadsheets to monitor spending and project budget outcomes.
  • Working closely with the Comptroller, the Budget Director is responsible for the supervision of staff submitting PERS vouchers for reimbursement through HHS Accelerator on a monthly basis.
  • In addition to DYCD contracts, the Budget Director is responsible for executing NY State legislative and NY City Council discretionary funding contracts awarded to Manhattan Youth middle school programs.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Previous and extensive budgeting experience
  • High-level facility with the MS Excel programming environment.
  • Facility with NY City HHS Accelerator and PASSPort web portals.
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills, including emotional intelligence to communicate effectively with disparate constituencies.
  • High-level ability to keep track of, prioritize and schedule workflows.
  • Experience in and understanding of after school programs.
  • Experience with DYCD is a plus.
  • B.A. in accounting or similar field.


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Vacation
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

About Manhattan Youth

Fostering Joy, Success & Belonging through Early Childhood, After School, Adult & Senior programming throughout New York City.

Manhattan Youth Recreation and Resources, Inc. provides the highest quality childcare and After-School programs plus academic, recreational and cultural activities for children, families and individuals who live or work in Manhattan, regardless of income.  We respond to the needs of our community through programs that stimulate, challenge and strengthen children, teens, adults, seniors, and families.  We also engage in a number of civic issues that impact community life in Manhattan.
Why Join Us
At Manhattan Youth, we treat each other as we treat the children in our programs, with kindness, compassion and respect.  We provide a fun, collaborative and nurturing environment that focuses on personal well-being and professional development.  By joining our team, you are joining a group of people dedicated to improving the lives of the people in our community.  We are looking for people with the same commitment to our mission and a desire to become part of a passionate and motivated team that genuinely gets along and loves what they do.

How to Apply

Please apply at:

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Finance.