Accounting & Budget Manager

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Finance & Accounting
Division: Business and Finance

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Position Summary:

The Accounting & Budget Manager's responsibilities include:

  • Manage and track the budgeting and accounting for payroll and related processes
  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining budgets and budget reports for the Colleges payroll and fringe costs
  • Works closely with HR department in analyzing new positions and upgrades to current positions in determining funding sources and ensures propriety of accounting and budgeting entries
  • Develops predictive models of YTD budget to actual analysis and future years’ budgeting needs and informs the College Budgeting Process in terms of salary and fringe benefit budgeting needs
  • Produce and interpret financial reports; financial analysis; budget/forecast projecting
  • Develops and maintains historic salary trends by department
  • Ensures the proper matching of budget and actual transactions
  • Maintains ongoing tracking of soft money, temporary and other short term funded positions
  • Plan and coordinate daily operations in the compensation budget unit; plan and prepare work flow charts; establish time lines to assure timely reporting of compensation and fringe activities
  • Identify opportunities to streamline business processes to best leverage ERP systems and integration with other systems and web services
  • Preparation of audit work-papers, including schedules related to Federal and State awards for A-133 compliance testing
  • Assisting recipients of Federal, State and private grants with grant administration, budgeting, reporting and compliance; applying for grant reimbursement as required
  • Review and approve grant budget proposals for compliance, inconsistencies and ensuring that the proposed budget includes the appropriate indirect and fringe benefit costs, and is current, accurate and complete
  • Preparation of other grant reports for government agencies or external parties as required
  • General ledger accounting, including journal entry preparation, researching transactions, and reconciling activity
  • Preparation of audit schedules
  • Providing budget management training and support to College’s business units and departments
  • Performance of related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related program required
  • Minimum of five years of related experience required
  • A CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • Knowledge of higher education budgeting, accounting and financial reporting standards preferred with an emphasis on state budgeting rules and regulations
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work independently
  • Understanding of accounting principles and theories and the ability to apply those principles and theories to unique situations
  • Experience in writing simple queries. Two or more years of substantive functional experience with Banner (or another ERP system) is highly desirable
  • Strong communication and customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Rollins offers a competitive salary plus generous benefits package featuring comprehensive health insurance coverage, generous paid time off, retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution, full tuition waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents.

Our Values:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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