Senior Finance Analyst - 19232-1A
Updated: Jun 9, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Department: Samueli Inst Integrative Med
Job Opening ID: 19232Reports To: SSIHI Finance ManagerWorking Title: Senior Finance AnalystDepartment: Samueli Inst Integrative MedBargaining Unit: 99FLSA: ExemptPayroll Job Code: 007709Job Location: UCI Campus- IrvinePercent of Time: 100%Work Schedule: 8-5, M-FEmployee Class: Career Position Summary: The Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute (SSIHI) is one of the five main components of the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences. In 2017, UCI received a $200 million naming gift – the largest donation in its history – from Susan and Henry Samueli, longtime campus supporters. This transformative gift created the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences (COHS), the first University-based health sciences enterprise in the nation to focus on interdisciplinary integrative health. The far-reaching donation is the seventh largest to a single public university and positions UCI as an innovative leader in health sciences. The Samueli’s $200 million gift is a critical step toward building an expanded health sciences campus, integrating affiliated schools and programs of the College as well as new teaching, research, and clinical spaces. SSIHI evolved in 2017 from the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine, which was one of the first academic integrative medicine centers in the nation. Its mission is to improve medical care by fostering multidisciplinary research, education, clinical service, and community programs in integrative health. Faculty and students from all schools in the college as well as outside the college in computer science, engineering, social sciences, business, and other areas will collaborate within the institute to study the future of human health. Under general direction of the SSIHI Finance Manager, the incumbent serves as the fiscal administrator for the Institute by providing financial management and high-level analytical support and develops comprehensive fiscal recommendations that impact the operation of the Institute. Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and organizational policies and procedures; resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways. Specific responsibilities include financial analysis and reporting on all account-funds, budgeting, projections, and fiscal close functions. Maintains financial stability of all endowment and award sponsors funds in compliance with University policies and procedures and CAS guidelines pertaining to contract and grant management, purchasing, travel expense reimbursement, and personnel and payroll management. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors Position independently develops and implements accounting and data management systems to support the operation of the Institute and is relied upon to provide high-level analysis and recommendations to SSIHI leadership as well as an on-going interaction with all levels of university and agency faculty and staff. Coordinates the fiscal closing process, insuring solvency of all Institute funding sources. Compensation Range: Monthly: $5,200.00 - $7,916.67 Department Website: https://ssihi.uci.edu/ Required: Minimum 2 years’ experience in finance related fieldBachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems.Ability to independently gather required information to organize and perform financial analysis assignments.Proven ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner. Proven ability using spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.Proven interpersonal skills with peers throughout the organization; strong service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail.Proven ability using organizational skills to multi-task in a high-volume environment.Ability to ability to organize, prioritize and manage a complex workload in an environment with changing priorities.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 exercise discretion and confidentiality of financial and personnel matters Preferred: Experience with post-award management of Contracts & Grants. Working knowledge of University general accounting, contract, grant accounting, and purchasing policies and procedures Experience with gift and endowment fund management. Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.