• Administration (Chelsea Manhattan)
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


Are you looking to make a positive impact on the lives of those in your community? At BRC, our staff help New Yorkers experiencing homelessness reclaim their lives by providing a hand up, offering opportunities for health and self-sufficiency, and restoring hope and dignity.

Each and every BRC staff member makes heroic contributions to our city, providing vital services in times of crisis and need. Through our commitment to employee wellbeing and development, BRC provides a workplace where staff can achieve their goals, make a difference with our clients, and grow personally and professionally. BRC is committed to a safe and healthy workplace: we provide PPE to all employees and enforce temperature monitoring and physical distancing best practices across our programs.

Today, we have over 1000 full-time, part-time, and per-diem positions located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Come and learn why 95% of BRC employees report that they would recommend BRC as a good place to work, and join us in building a more caring and compassionate city.

HOURS Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm


Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Budget Director is a key member and decision maker of the fiscal team, and a member of BRC's Senior Management Team, working closely with the CFO, the Controller, the VP of Grants & Contracts, as well as other senior managers across the organization. The Budget Director manages, monitors and evaluates BRC's annual operating budget, and provides monthly analysis to senior management. This is a highly collaborative role within the fiscal department with touchpoints throughout the agency.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate the preparation and execution of the annual operating budget in close consultation with the fiscal team, the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Executive Officer and the finance committee.
  • Provide monthly analysis of the agency's operating expense performance compared to budget.
  • Work hand in hand with the fiscal team in the preparation and analysis of periodic financial forecasts of operating expenses and other activities as needed.
  • Monitor and report on expenditures and provide supporting spending analysis to the fiscal team.
  • Make recommendations for planning and corrective actions, with the goal of minimizing end of year surpluses and avoiding deficits.
  • Conduct analysis on program efficiencies in the use of financial resources and make recommendations with the purpose of enhancing efficiency and increasing productivity.
  • Provide biweekly updates of agency-wide staffing allocations and implement allocation changes as needed.
  • Assist the VP of Grants & Contracts and the contracts team in preparing annual funder budgets, budget modifications and closeouts.
  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis for senior management as needed.
  • Manage the budget/financial analysis team, including hiring, performance evaluation and professional development.
  • Complete job responsibilities in a professional manner, resolving requests and providing assistance to all levels of agency staff.
  • Perform related duties as assigned, with a 'roll your sleeves up' mentality.


  • Bachelor's degree, preferred; minimum 2 years of college required.
  • Experience with government contract administration, reporting and budgeting required; added benefir if this includes experience with NYC Department of Homeless Services contracts.
  • Experience in a nonprofit fiscal department required,
  • Experience supervising and developing staff preferred.
  • Superior project management experience required (PMP certification a plus).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with proven ability to work collaboratively.
  • Superior prioritization, organization and communication (both verbal and written) skills are crucial.
  • Ability to work well under tight deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Advanced analytic and technical reporting capabilities.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Pro; knowledge of Intacct accounting software or similar is a plus.


BRC takes the health, safety, and wellbeing of our employees seriously. Employees are eligible for health insurance and paid sick time benefits immediately upon starting work. In addition, full time employees receive a generous benefits package, including:

  1. Competitive health and dental plans, with coverage is available for your spouse, domestic partner, and dependents.
  2. A minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, and additional paid sick and personal time. A 403(b) pension plan with a matching benefit paid by BRC.
  3. Tuition assistance and many training opportunities for career development.
  4. Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are available so employees can set aside pre-tax dollars for healthcare, transit and childcare.
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