Financial Analyst

Riverside, CA
Jun 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Title: Financial Analyst
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Research & Economic Develop Of
Date Posted: 05/31/2017

Position Information: Under the general supervision of the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer for Research and Economic Development, the Financial Analyst 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. The incumbent 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. The budgeted amount for this position is up to $80,000 depending on qualifications. Applicants will be required to complete a skills assessment as part of the selection process.

Minimum Requirements: Ability to function as a member of a team.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
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.
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.
Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems.
Proven ability to use spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Demonstrated experience in preparation and submission of contract and grant proposals

Preferred Qualifications: Skill and knowledge of UCRFS, UCRFStotals, SuperDope, PPS, eCAF, PAMIS, PIWRS, eBuy, ePay, iTravel, and other on-line accounting and purchasing systems.

Demonstrated knowledge of the University of California's financial policies and procedures.

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, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

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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