Business Manager

Posted: 09/15/2023

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in your community? Are you ready to take on a meaningful leadership role in a well-established nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of the individuals it supports.  If so, we invite you to apply to join our team as the Business Manager at Union Diversified Industries in Monroe, NC.


Union Diversified Industries (UDI) has been at the forefront of developmental disability support services for over 50 years. Our mission is to enhance the lives of individuals with development disabilities in meaningful ways such as habilitative services, enrichment activities, work experience opportunities, and vocational training.


The Business Manager plays a pivotal role in ensuring the financial sustainability and operational efficiency of Union Diversified Industries, Inc.  This position is responsible for overseeing financial management and administrative functions to support the organization's mission and goals. The Business Manager will collaborate closely with the Chief Executive Officer to implement financial and operational strategies.


  1. Financial Management:
    • Develop and maintain the annual budget in collaboration with the CEO.
    • Monitor financial performance and provide regular reports to the CEO.
    • Manage accounts payable and receivable, ensuring timely payments and accurate record-keeping.
    • Prepare financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow projections.
  2. Grants and Fundraising:
    • Assist in grant proposal development and reporting, ensuring compliance with grant requirements.
    • Collaborate with fundraising teams to manage donor contributions, acknowledge donors, and maintain donor records.
    • Support the organization's fundraising efforts by providing financial data and insights.
  3. Human Resources:
    • Oversee the some organization's human resources functions such as recruitment, onboarding, and employee relations.
    • Manage payroll processing, benefits administration, and compliance with employment laws.
    • Maintain personnel records and ensure HR policies are up to date.
  4. Operations and Compliance:
    • Ensure the organization operates efficiently by optimizing processes and workflows.
    • Maintain compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, including non-profit tax status.
    • Manage insurance policies and contracts, including vendor relationships.
  5. Reporting and Analysis:
    • Prepare financial reports for the CEO, Board of Directors, and other stakeholders.
    • Conduct financial analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement.
    • Provide recommendations to the CEO for strategic decision-making. 

The Business Manager has a small team of direct reports.


This Business Manager is a full-time, non-exempt position. The Business Manager works a standard work week, but may also work evenings, weekends, and overtime hours as needed. Normally, the Business Manager works in an office environment, but may spend a limited amount of time in other areas of the facility or offsite.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Proven experience in financial management and budgeting, preferably in a non-profit setting.
  • Strong knowledge of non-profit accounting principles and compliance.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of the non-profit organization. 


By joining UDI, you become part of a passionate and dedicated team working towards a common goal. You'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of those we serve and contribute to the betterment of society. We offer competitive compensation, professional development opportunities, and a supportive work environment where your ideas and contributions are valued.
If you are ready to take the next step in your career while making a meaningful impact on the world, we encourage you to apply for the Business Manager position at UDI.
Union Diversified Industries is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Together, we can enhance lives.