Budget Analyst

July 9th, 2020
Budget Analyst

Budget Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Mid-Level
Job Category: Finance
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Other

The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms by guiding justice innovators, nationally and internationally. The Center creates operating projects that have been documented to reduce the use of jail and prison, assist victims of crime, and strengthen communities.

The Fiscal Department is seeking a Budget Analyst. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Finance the Budget Analyst will manage a portfolio of government grants and contracts, including budget and forecast preparation and analysis, ensuring compliance with government contract regulations; invoice & expense review, reconciliation and financial reporting.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

      • Manage program grants, contracts, revenue, expenditures and compliance;
      • Analyze program costs and variances to budget and forecast;
      • Review monthly accounting close and submit adjusting journal entries as needed;
      • Produce monthly program forecasts to project revenue and expenses for both line-item reimbursement and performance-based grant contracts;
      • Work with Project Directors to develop budgets and forecasts for revenue & operating expenses;
      • Manage relationships & reporting to government agencies and other funders;
      • Function as a liaison to the Center’s parent organization to ensure accurate programmatic and grant/project income & expense reporting & compliance;
      • Work with the Development Department to prepare and review budgets for submission in response to requests for proposals;
      • Review and approve vendor invoices, staff allocations, and expense reports;
      • Additional relevant tasks, as needed.

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will have a BA/BS in accounting, finance, or related field and a minimum of 3 years of work experience with budgets and grants/contracts. Strongly prefer experience in nonprofit and/or government accounting, including grant and contract accounting, compliance, and reporting.  Extremely detail oriented; familiarity with basic accounting principles and financial/accounting systems.  Advanced proficiency in Excel. Experience in prioritizing projects, meeting deadlines, and initiating follow through with meticulous attention to detail and high-level accuracy both individually and in a team setting.  Solid analytical capabilities and strong writing skills.  Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain working relationships with staff, partner agencies, funders, and all other internal and external workforces at all levels with utmost professionalism.

Compensation: Salary range starts at $60,000 and is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health, dental and life insurance, four weeks paid vacation, paid sick time, TransitChek, Flexible Spending Account plans for health and dependent care, a 403(b) retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match.

Center for Court Innovation

  • 520 Eighth Avenue, 18th fl
  • New York, NY 10018
  • United States
  • Phone: 646.386.3100

To apply for this job please visit centerforcourtinnovation.applytojob.com.

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