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Financial Management Analyst

University of California-Riverside
Riverside, CA

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Financial Management Analyst Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 23295880 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $64,400 - $122,000 Position Information Under the general direction of the Finance Manager, the Financial Management Analyst (FMA) serves as an influential and highly productive analyst for organizational units that the Administrative Services and Strategic Executive Team (ASSET) supports, which includes, but is not limited to, the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor (EVC), the Vice Chancellor of Planning, Budget and Administrative Services (PB&A), Facilities Services, and Auxiliary Services. The organizations that ASSET supports are some of the campus's largest and most complex units, serving 29 Divisions, encompassing 78 departments, with combined annual expenditures of over $200 million. The analyst supports all aspects of the unit functions, including planning and budget, financial management, human resources, academic personnel, and space/facilities. The analyst independently performs moderate to complex budgetary/financial analysis and reporting, performs reconciliations and develops/prepares reports. The analyst will independently research, formulate and present data analysis, reports and recommendations to management both orally and in writing. The analyst must be able to work under the pressure of constantly changing priorities, unanticipated urgent demands, and multiple tasks.The hiring range for this position is between the minimum and midpoint. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Master's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or related field Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required Experience in an Insititution of Higher Education. Preferred Experience with UCR Financial System (UCRFS) applications, including PeopleSoft, E-Buy, ePay, iTravel, web recharge, UCRFStotals, SuperDOPE, ServiceLink, and HR Data Warehouse (HRDW). Preferred Minimum of 5 years of related experience Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must have the ability to travel to and participate in conferences, seminars and trainings as needed. Required
Minimum Requirements Proven ability to use spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Demonstrated knowledge and solid skill in math, quantitative analysis and problem solving, including experience independently performing research to identify key variables/data and identifying options and approaches to resolve issues. Ability to identify interrelationships/dependencies and forecast outcomes given changing parameters andassumptions.
Proven skill and ability in extracting large data sets from enterprise systems and databases, using PC based front end tools, and validating, analyzing, organizing, summarizing and reporting outputs for a wide variety of purposes, including executive level decision making, compliance reporting, administration of processes, strategic planning, etc. Demonstrated and solid skill in utilizing the vast array of functionality available in the Microsoft Office suite of applications, including Excel and Word, and other applications such as Visio and Adobe.
Strong organizational and time management skills, to effectively manage priorities and to deliver excellence in a high performing, high volume and fast paced office. Ability to quickly adjust to changing priorities and respond to multiple issues and directives within prescribed timelines. Ability to maintain focus and perspective when working on tight deadlines and in tense situations.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Has ability to independently gather required information, organize, and perform financial analysis assignments.
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.
Demonstrated skill in conducting complex budget/financial and costing analysis, including the development and analysis of long-range financial models.
Working knowledge of common reporting systems and tools, including budget, payroll/staffing, personnel, facilities, inventory and general ledger. Solid knowledge of contemporary data management and retrieval tools and methodologies for analysis and reporting.
Highly effective communication and active listening skills, including the ability to clearly communicate and receive information, intentions and instructions to accomplish desired objectives. Strong written communication skills.
Ability to function as a member of a team.
Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner both in writing and verbally.
Strong customer service orientation and the ability to maintain collaborative and collegial working relationships with stakeholders in assigned units and across the greater campus community.
Preferred Qualifications Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.

Recent related experience in the University of California

Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems.

Working knowledge with UCR's enterprise systems and tools e.g., UCRFS, HRDW, Superdope, ServiceLinik

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.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

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 Job Description Details View complete Job Description for this position


The University of California, Riverside is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.

We are located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations.

Widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, UCR's current enrollment is over 19,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.

UCR plays many roles. As a university, we help educate students to reach their potential and goals. As the only public research university in Inland Southern California, we are on the leading edge of pioneering research that affects the challenges each of us face daily. As a proud member of the Riverside and Southern California communities, UCR's impacts extend beyond just educating students, including contributions to the local economy and promoting positive growth.

The University of California, Riverside serves the needs and enhances the quality of life of the diverse people of California, the nation and the world through knowledge – its communication, discovery, translation, application, and preservation. The undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs; research programs; and outreach activities develop leaders who inspire, create, and enrich California’s economic, social, cultural, and environmental future.

With its roots as a Citrus Experiment Station, UC Riverside is guided by its land grant tradition of giving back by addressing some of the most vexing problems facing society. Whether it is assuring a safe, nutritious, and affordable food supply; stimulating the human mind and soul through the humanities and arts; or finding solutions to the profound challenges in education, engineering, business, healthcare, and the environment, UC Riverside is living the promise.

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.

UCR provides a gathering place where scholars can pursue their life's work in an academic setting that encourages faculty to make a difference in the world. The university provides faculty members with the resources, support and stimulation needed to reach their goals.

UCR has a commitment to excellence and a proven track record of innovation and collaboration. Every day, our diverse faculty brings an entrepreneurial spirit to showing what a public university is capable of in the 21st century.

In the process, our faculty makes a global impact while remaining leaders for innovation in Inland Southern California.

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