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DC - Budget Manager

  • 1.  DC - Budget Manager

    Posted 02-14-2023 01:49 PM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 02-14-2023 01:49 PM

    As the Budget Manager, you will manage the Budget Programs for the Airports Authority.

    Serves in the Office of Finance at the Headquarters Office. 

    Plans, formulates, presents, justifies, and manages all of the Airports Authority's Budgets and Budget Programs. Conducts economic and financial analyses, develops financial strategies, supervises subordinate staff, and coordinates the work of consultants. Performs related functions.


    Develops, presents, and defends annual recommended O&M and Capital program budgets to the CFO, CEO, and Board of Directors for two separate and distinct Enterprise Funds with three separate programs within each Enterprise Fund. 

    Establishes and adjusts plans and priorities for the Airports Authority's budget cycle, financial planning, budget and financial analyses, reprogramming actions, statistical models used in calculating or forecasting expenses and revenues, and review of major purchase requests.

    Coordinates with all Offices and external consultants to develop the annual Cost Allocation Plan among Enterprise Funds.

    Continuously monitors, through subordinates, the progress and accomplishments of key Airports Authority programs for budget impact.

    Recommends changes in programmed levels or distribution of funds, and reports accelerations or deficiencies in program achievements.

    Coordinates with the Office of Engineering on changes to all Capital Programs. Reviews and revises budget-related narratives and justifications of the Office of Engineering for the Capital  Programs. Recommends and participates in special management studies.

    Ensures reconciliation of budget projections with audited accounting data. Explains options for reprogramming funds, reducing expenditures, or increasing revenues.

    Develops instructions for program offices to prepare budget requests and financial plans.

    Leads staff in developing economic assumptions and identifying changes or trends impacting expenses and revenue.

    Performs other duties as assigned.


     Nine years of progressively responsible experience in budget development and implementation.

    Three of the nine years of experience must be in a supervisory or managerial role.

    Knowledge of supervisory principles and ability to manage the operations and programs of the unit/team.

    Knowledge of and ability to apply the principles and techniques of budget management.

    Knowledge of and skill in budget planning, formulation, and execution.

    Expert knowledge of and ability to comply with the laws, rules, and regulations governing the preparation, review, and implementation of operating and capital budgets.

    Knowledge of and ability to implement modern principles and practices of public sector budgeting and preparation of budget plans.

    Knowledge of accounting structures and ability to ensure sufficient cash flow to reconcile audited accounting data.

    Ability to review requests to reprogram funds or make recommendations to reprogram funds.

    Skill in performing special budget and financial analyses to include use of mathematical and statistical models and make recommendations based on findings.

    Ability to identify changes and trends in costs and expenditures for budgeting, including changes resulting from Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and to identify items that might impact future expenses and revenue.

    Ability to perform a detailed analysis of data and information and make recommendations.

    Ability to speak and write effectively.

    Skill in using a computer and modern office suite software, with emphasis on accounting and financial systems/software.


    Experience in public sector with operating and capital budgeting.

    Knowledge of and skill in using major financial systems or ERP and EPM for budget planning (i.e., Workday Adaptive Planning or similar systems)


    A Bachelor's Degree (or Master's degree) in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, or a related field.




    Work is typically reviewed in progress and upon completion for quantity, quality, timeliness, teamwork, customer service, and other factors.

    Apply online at: https://mwaa.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/MWAA/job/MWAA-Headquarters/Budget-Manager_R0004430

    Human Resources
    Employee Resources and Personnel Management
    The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
    Washington DC
    (703) 417-0096