AARP Manager, Business Finance and Operations Salary in the United States

How much does a Manager, Business Finance and Operations make at companies like AARP in the United States? The average salary for Manager, Business Finance and Operations at companies like AARP in the United States is $115,078 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $99,225 and $130,931. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Business Unit Description

Founded in 1975, Legal Counsel for the Elderly champions the dignity and rights of vulnerable Washington, D.C. seniors, 60 and older, providing free legal and social work services to those in need — empowering, defending and protecting.

LCE staff help 6,000+ clients each year in many areas of civil law. Attorneys represent seniors facing foreclosures, evictions, and consumer fraud. LCE handles Medicaid and Social Security cases, provides benefits checkups to assure that seniors and Veterans are receiving the benefits they are due, prepares Wills and Powers of Attorney, and educates elders in ways to avoid Medicare and Medicaid fraud. Clients come to LCE directly through the LCE Legal Hotline, they are referred by partner organizations and the courts, and LCE attorneys, plus its more than 800 volunteers, are regularly in the community meeting elders at senior centers and faith-based organizations. LCE also accommodates homebound seniors by providing legal services in their homes.

LCE also houses the office of the D.C. Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, which advocates on behalf of seniors in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and those receiving home health care. LCE has a strong relationship with a number of pro bono law firms that assist staff with approximately 600 cases a year. LCE staff testify and make recommendations regarding laws before the D.C. Council that affect seniors, and have been instrumental in bettering conditions for D.C. seniors through assistance with local legislation. More than 40 years after its founding, LCE continues to develop innovative, cost-effective ways to deliver legal services, serving as a model for organizations around the country. LCE is incorporated as a 501(c) (3) and is an affiliate of AARP.


The Manger, Business Finance & Operations manages key functional activities that support the effective operations of Legal Counsel for the Elderly (LCE). Manages strategic and transactional financial responsibilities; grant spending, payment requests and financial reporting; day-to-day operations of the office including records management, vendor relationships, IT, facilities and contingent workforce staffing; and the communications function. Manages the work of operations and communications staff to provide organization-wide support.  Incumbents in this position may perform all or a significant combination of tasks described below depending on operational requirements.


1. Manages the development of the annual budget, quarterly forecasts and Multi Year Financial Plans. Tracks the proposed budget through internal approval and recommends revisions as necessary to meet LCE and AARP targets. Interprets and reports budgetary expenditures to appropriate management. Prepares regular and special budget reports. Presents a quarterly financial summary to LCE board.  Interprets budget directives and establishes guidelines. 

2. Monitors spending and reporting of LCE grants throughout the year ensuring compliance with grant requirements. Manages grant reauthorization and renewal for two of LCE’s major federal and District grants, coordinates updates and submission to appropriate agencies, and addresses follow-up communications as needed. Processes monthly payment requests.

3. Tracks, plan and spend of LCE revenue and expenses and analyzes and monitors variances in monthly financial operations report and grant status reporting. 

4. Handles full cycle accounts payable function: manages the purchasing card expenditures; processes and codes all invoices/check requests/purchasing card transactions, purchase orders and requisitions.

5. Manages vendor relationships, oversees purchasing activities, reviews and approves letters of agreement, contracts for services, renewal agreements, and manages reporting for these activities as needed. 

6. Reviews and prioritizes requests and needs for information technology.  Coordinates technology solutions and works with Information Technology Solutions (ITS) staff and other AARP units to research, evaluate, purchase, and implement automated systems to bring efficiencies to staff.

7. Collaborates with Facilities to plan enhancements to LCE space to effectively integrate new hires into LCE floor plan. Manages acquisition and tracking of equipment and supply needs for all staff.

8. Serves as LCE Records Information Management liaison with AARP and manages LCE document storage and destruction according to policy.

9. Identifies, investigates, analyzes, and recommends alternative solutions to a range of operational, administrative, communications, and support issues/problems, and recommends alternative approaches and solutions.

10. Performs special projects to support the effective operations of the organization. 

11. Manages and oversees the development and implementation of LCE’s Communication Plan to meet organization’s strategic goals of raising awareness and support. 

12. Reviews and provides input into communications campaigns and use of technology in supporting LCE’s data on the AARP internal Webpage, external facing website and social media channels.


• Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration, or a related discipline and 6+ years of experience in financial analysis, planning, budget preparation, and administration; or an equivalent combination of training and experience related to the duties of the position.  

• Proficiency in using contemporary software programs, especially Microsoft Excel and data management software, in the completion of duties and responsibilities required.  

• Requires keen attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple high-priority projects simultaneously and exceptional organizational skills.  

• Prior grant management experience highly desirable.  

• Supervisory experience desired; position manages a team of three. 

Benefits Offered

AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.  AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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