Financial Analyst - Capital Finance
Salary: $67,300 - $116,200
Title: Financial Analyst - Capital Finance
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Architects & Engineers
Date Posted: 02/01/2018
Position Information: The Financial Analyst - Capital Finance will act as a technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the field of financial analysis. The Financial Analyst will use independent judgement to problem-solve unique issues; problems without precedent and/or structure. The incumbent will use advanced professional concepts and organizational objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. The Financial Analyst will focus on the management of Capital Projects, to include maintaining current reports for the Project Managers and department/campus leadership as required. The incumbent may manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; may process complex financial transactions; functions with a high degree of autonomy; will act as a lead expert and campus resource for capital finance transactions.
Minimum Requirements: Skill in selecting, offering assignments, and coaching employees of a diverse workforce for development purposes that integrate personal and professional development with organizational needs.
Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively and professionally using tact and diplomacy, both orally and in writing, with faculty, staff, students, administrative officials, and the community at large regarding policy, procedures, human resource, financial and operational issues.
Knowledge & experience of business and accounting operations in a large, complex, multi-faceted organization, including knowledge of relevant regulations and standards to satisfactorily meet reporting requirements for financial activities (e.g. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, GAAP), OMG Circulars, & the principles of fund accounting and of governing internal controls.
Advanced knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems.
Ability to identify, collect and analyze information from a variety of sources.
In depth ability to use multiple spreadsheet and database software tools to gather information for specialized, complex financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, Access, Visio, SharePoint, data bases, or other electronic systems.
Advanced knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Ability to present complex finance related information in a clear and concise manner, both in writing and verbally.
Ability to make independent decisions, analyze situations, solve problems and initiate actions for the effective management of a large and complex organization on a variety of issues.
Ability to function as a member of a team.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Advanced interpersonal skills at all levels within the organization; service orientation; advanced critical thinking; attention to detail; ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, effective organizational skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Working knowledge of university administrative policies, procedures, and systems.
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. \
- 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
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview