Financial Analyst III

Riverside, CA
Mar 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $58,500 - $87,000
Title: Financial Analyst III
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Housing Srvcs. Admin.
Date Posted: 01/23/2017

Position Information: Under the general supervision of the Sr. Director of Budget & Finance of Auxiliary Services, the Financial Analyst III is responsible for conducting complex financial analyses, providing fiscal, budgetary, analytical and administrative support, and performing a variety of tasks to ensure the financial integrity of the ledgers for complex budgets. This position functions as a member of the Budget & Finance Management Team and will perform financial operations and fiscal analyses duties in support of all Auxiliary Services departments. Performs financial reporting and reviewing; analyzes and summarizes reports; ledger reconciliation and verifies the accuracy and appropriateness of all financial transactions; determines and locates sources to independently collect information and data; prepares directives, policies and procedures; and evaluates and makes final recommendations for alternate solutions.

Minimum Requirements: Ability to function as a member of a team.
Has ability to independently gather required information, organize, and perform financial analysis assignments.
Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner both in writing and verbally.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Proven interpersonal skills with peers throughout the organization; service orientation; critical thinking; attention to detail; ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, organizational skills.
Proven ability to use spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems.
Demonstrated recent and progressive knowledge and/or experience in financial analysis and reporting; preparing comprehensive financial reports for use by upper management; preparing periodic budget reports, conducting variance and other financial analyses; researching exceptional transactions and situations and related internal controls.
Ability to independently gather required information through the use of query tools to extract data from internal/external systems and the ability to organize, analyze, validate and prepare consolidated financial/budgetary reports.
Ability to independently research questions or operational issues and generate solutions and recommendations to resolve issues.

Preferred Qualifications: Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.

Working knowledge of University administrative policies and procedures and organizational structures.

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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