17 Mar 2023

Full-Time Senior Manager – Cape Town

Lane Office – Posted by JobsTeam Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Job Description

The Budget Manager works closely with the Director of Administration Operations to supervise day-to-day office operations, with an emphasis on assisting personnel and ensuring that all office systems and equipment run smoothly and efficiently. The Budget Manager is in charge of purchasing equipment, maintaining the office and equipment, developing procedures, and keeping the personnel up to speed and educated on AV, phone systems, and office equipment. Closely collaborates with IT and serves as a help desk for all office equipment and systems, as well as troubleshooting and software training. The position is also in charge of organizing the Administration department’s budget entry and reporting. The Budget Manager supervises the Merrill Center Receptionist and collaborates with the Company State Office Managers to ensure that they have the tools and training they need to run state and regional offices. This job also assures uniformity and efficiency throughout all offices, as well as with all office supplies and equipment.

Job Title : Senior Manager
Location : Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Salary : $ 38.1 per hour.
Company : Lane Office
Job Type : Full-Time


  • Analyzes trends and forecasts financial situation; creates short and long-term income and spending predictions, as well as multiyear forecast models; compares revenue and expenditure patterns to budget and projections, identifies revenue control issues, and recommends budget changes.
  • Prepares a suggested budget plan by collecting data from several departments and suggesting budget levels that are acceptable to those departments.
  • Incumbent must integrate with a department operation team for a short- or long-term assignment, creating rapport; and adopt analytical criteria to consistently and efficiently monitor performance. It is essential to be able to establish and stick to deadlines.
  • Make regular contact with the Vice President and Secretary’s Office of Budget on any issues relating to the department’s budget. Compile the budget narrative for the Departmental Administrator’s review and approval
  • Overseeing the annual City budget planning and review process, as well as developing and maintaining budget standards, regulations and calendars, are among its responsibilities. Also, the City’s final budget is published here.
  • Staff members are frequently contacted to discuss and resolve issues related to priorities, workload, resource allocation, technological obstacles, quality standards, and services; staff members are also regularly overseen and reviewed to ensure they are fulfilling their tasks.
  • Budget difficulties are researched, and financial facts and patterns are evaluated and analyzed; future resource availability is projected, and remedial measures are recommended.
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy while responding to queries about allocated program areas from both internal and external sources.
  • Work that falls beyond the job description, but is still within the employee’s range of responsibilities and the broad occupational group to which he or she belongs.
  • Support the assigned divisions’ operational and financial needs, as well as grant processing, by collaborating with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Office of Finance (OF).


  • The ability to deal with massive datasets and the ability to use integrated software solutions and business intelligence tools.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a similar position; excellent organizational and people skills; good communication and writing skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment; self-motivated and able to handle multiple responsibilities at once; good managerial skills and the ability to work and develop others as a team; Knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher), as well as graphics/desktop and Internet applications, is advantageous.
  • Understanding of public sector finance and budget management theories, principles, and best practices, such as project-level budgeting, resource allocation, and yearly financial reporting, is essential.
  • To be considered for this job, you must have a minimum of four (4) years of professional management experience in budget and grant preparation/administration.
  • Flexible work arrangements, whether from home, on the road, or in a regular office setting.

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Job Categories: Budget Manager. Job Types: Full-Time.

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