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Job Title: Budget and Grants Manager
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Salary: $35,000 – $47,500 per year


Veterans Florida seeks a creative, well-organized, and experienced individual for the position of Budget and Grants Manager. The Budget and Grants Manager is part of the executive team and responsible for developing, maintaining, and monitoring the organization’s budgets and budgetary process. The Budget and Grants Manager operates and supervises the organization’s two primary grant programs. Additionally, the Budget and Grants Manager organizes Board Meetings and other events, and assists the executive team where necessary. The Budget and Grants Manager reports to the Chief Operating Officer and supports the Executive Director and Board of Directors.


Develop the annual operational budget, annual Legislative Budget Request, and legislative budget amendments with the executive team.

Track basic accounting activities and ensures expenditures are within budgetary limits.

Prepare documents for annual financial audits.

Pay invoices to vendors on a timely basis.

Create monthly expenditure reports and invoices for reimbursement from the State.

Work with contract CPA firm(s) to coordinate annual Financial Statement Audit and prepare the compliance filings including the Federal Form 990.

Provide technical assistance to grant applicants and recipients including assistance with contract agreements, budgets and schedules and reconcile grantees’ quarterly activities with the contracted scope of work.

Conduct periodic field, phone, or electronic audits of grant program recipients.

Maintain files and a record-keeping system.

Manage the administration and logistical support to the corporate headquarters.

Coordinate logistics for Board of Director’s meetings to include site location, audiovisual and food and beverage service, travel arrangements for Board members, and processing pay travel vouchers for Board and staff meetings.

Provide administrative duties as needed by the executive team to include calendars, meeting schedules, travel arrangements, production of reports, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in budget planning, development, and monitoring activities.

Strong strategic, analytical, and organizational skills.
Computer literacy.

Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams.

Strong oral and written communications skills.

Ability to manage multiple projects at a time.

Demonstrated experience working with senior level executives.

Ability to travel at least once a quarter.

Bachelor’s degree: Preferably in accounting, business management, or a similar field of study.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with cloud-based work-productivity software, such as Google for Work and Quickbooks Online.

Knowledge of state government, state budgeting, and legislative operations and processes.

Key Competencies:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Formal presentation skills.
Organization and planning.
Strategic thinking.
Problem analysis, diagnosis, and solving.

About Veterans Florida:
Veterans Florida is a non-profit corporation created by the State of Florida to help veterans fully transition to civilian life in the Sunshine State.  We connect veterans to employers, grant funds to employers to hire and train veterans, and educate veterans on how to open their own businesses in the Florida.  Because veterans often times need more than employment assistance we built a network of veteran service providers throughout the state to assist veterans with services such as housing, benefits, legal and other needs.

Veterans Florida lives by the values of Integrity, Service, Caring, Commitment, and Excellence, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and actively seeks veteran employees under Florida’s veterans’ preference.
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