Business Manager
Job Details
Fort Totten - Washington, DC
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Up to 25%
Job Description

Briya is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) within our organization and the communities we serve.  We embrace diversity of experiences, ideas, and individuals, and seek to bring a diverse group of candidates to the table.


Important Note: Briya is mandating the COVID-19 vaccine + booster for all staff.


Reporting to and working in close collaboration with the Director of Finance, the Business Manager will work closely with the Director of Finance and the Director of Operations to manage our financial procedures, daily financial operations, employee records and benefits administration. This is a full-time hybrid position located in Washington, DC This position description incorporates the core responsibilities of the job. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned might also be performed and that not all listed responsibilities may be carried out, depending on operational needs.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Human Resource Coordination:
    • Oversees and manages the process for Briya hourly employee payroll. Issues
      engagement letter and employment contracts and onboarding documentation for
      hourly employees, as well as 1099 annual contractors.
    • Monitors time-sheet approval using the ADP Payroll software platform. Sends reminders
      of time-sheet due dates and communicates with employee supervisor as necessary to
      obtain payroll approval.
    • Supports Finance Administrator to insure that hourly employee files are complete and
      up to date and properly filed
    • Responds to any payroll related inquiries from employees or supervisors.
    • Assists other departments creating employee data reports as needed.
    • Implements and updates human resource manual and policies for Briya hourly
      employee and volunteers with the support and approval of the Director of Finance.
  • Budget and Grant Management:
    • Assist tracking budgetary spending by department and issues department budget
      reports periodically. Assist in meeting with department directors as needed to review
      department budget reports.
    • Works as a liaison between the directors and departments on financial issues or other inquiries.
    • Assists Director of Finance in assembling program and annual budgets
    • Review and reconcile monthly budget vs actual grant reports from government and private foundations including Mary’s Center finance department
    • Monitors timesheets and expense tagging in Quickbooks to assure accurate allocation to grant projects.
    • Monitors grant budget expenditures for grants and update Director of Finance on changes necessary to control costs and meet project objectives.
  • Operations:
    • Assists Director of Finance with PCSB, OTR and DC compliance requirements
    • Works as a liaison between the directors and departments on financial issues or other inquiries.
    • Supports Finance Administrator and Early Childhood team with the NSLP annual application process and audit as needed.
    • Supports school operations staff with acquisition of permits and licenses as needed.
    • Takes minutes at the board finance committee meetings
    • Other duties and responsibilities related to the Finance department may be added as needed.


Job Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Administration or related field
  • Minimum of three years of related experience
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel, MS Access, and excellent verbal and written presentation skills
  • Excellent time-management, problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English Preferred
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