Budget Manager directs and coordinates budgeting activities and the implementation of organization's budget policies. Monitors actual performance against estimates and prepares annual and intermediate budgets. Being a Budget Manager coordinates appropriations for divisional and specific programs while balancing the need for emergency funds. Reviews operating budgets periodically to analyze trends affecting budget needs. Additionally, Budget Manager requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department or top management. The Budget Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Budget Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.