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Budget Manager

Company: Mechanics Bank
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Mechanics Bank is currently searching for a Budget Manager in our Finance Department and will be based at our Irvine office.

  • This position can also be based at our Headquarters in Walnut Creek, CA.

Manages, analyzes, and drives strategic insights for continuous process improvement and the comprehensive budgeting process. Establishes and continually enhances a system-driven budgeting approach including sophisticated rules/drivers, controls, governance, and a reporting/analytical framework. Interacts closely with executive management and business leaders to provide clear and insightful analysis of performance across time and against Budget in order to drive accountability and influence strategic decisions across the organization. Responsible for annual, intermediate, and long term financial projections to support strategic and long-range planning.

What you will do:

  • Leads preparation, analysis, and communication of comprehensive short-term and long-term financial forecasts and budgets.
  • Provides comprehensive visibility to monthly, quarterly, and annual performance, both financial and nonfinancial, in order to drive accountability throughout the organization
  • Leads forecasting/budgeting system administration including workflow scheduling/tracking, budget rules/assumptions, scenario applications, data capture, and scheduled batch reporting
  • Directly supervises employees while overseeing assigned function(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Bank's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Completes adhoc projects as requested from Finance/management

Who you are:

  • Master's Degree preferred
  • Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Manager: Minimum 7 Years Technical Experience and Minimum 3 Years Leadership Experience
  • MBA in Finance preferred
  • CFA certification desired
  • Thorough knowledge of financial analysis techniques and processes
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and processes
  • Knowledge of banking terminology, asset and liability products and services, and financial data sources
  • Extensive knowledge of banking finance drivers
  • Creation and management of insightful communications that clearly articulate focused discussion of strategic business trends, related financials and business implications
  • Working knowledge of database structure, capabilities and practical application, specifically Essbase and Oracle Hyperion
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
  • Ability to communicate complex financial information within a simplified approach that captures key drivers and implications
  • Multiple years of direct managerial experience, which can include direct staff and efforts across diverse cross-functional groups
  • Mechanics Bank is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or other bases prohibited by applicable law.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • To learn more about Mechanics Bank's California privacy and security policies, including your right to a Notice At Collection as a California Resident, please visit

Keywords: Mechanics Bank, Irvine , Budget Manager, Other , Irvine, California

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