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Fiscal and Business Analyst

University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

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Job Title: Fiscal and Business Analyst
Location: Tampa, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 30537
Position Details

Department ID: 0-1201-000

Salary Plan: Administrative

Job Title: Fiscal & Business Analyst

Salary: $47,000

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday FULL REMOTE

Position Number: 00017645


The Fiscal and Business Analyst will work in the College of Arts & Sciences Shared Services Center. The position will perform program, grant, auxiliary and department specific financial and budget related activities. Balances the budget(s) by performing a detailed review and analysis of the actual vs. Budget for numerous accounts. Advises management/faculty/Pls of potential areas of over/under allocation, and when any budget transfers need to take place. Prepares financial reports, statements and spreadsheets to consolidate financial activities, which are utilized .by management, PIs and/or accountable officers. Reconciles all accounts such as E&G, grant, USP Foundation, Research foundation, Rebate Accounts, Auxiliary accounts, carry forward, etc. and resolves any discrepancies. May review and make adjustments to initial reconciliations done by fiscal support positions. May maintain an additional "shadow" financial system. Prepares and develops financial projections/forecasts, "what if' scenarios, budget control systems, cash management systems, etc. and works with management on financial planning reporting at monthly, quarterly and yearly intervals, Gathers data and assists in the preparation of the yearly operating budget/plan to be submitted to the central budget office and/or other administrative departments. Periodically conduct projections based on available data and makes recommendations to administration and faculty regarding the transfer of allocations/expenditures between budget categories to comply with Federal, State and University fiscal policies, Work with various departments in the area of fiscal management.


Reconcile monthly chartfield/fund ledgers from the various University financial systems to the source documents for departments and schools whose fiscal functions have been assumed by the College Shared Services Center as well as those services supported through auxiliary funds. Consults with Purchasing and Financial Services (or other appropriate central departments) to resolve discrepancies in the reconciliation process; and prepares financial statements/reports for administration, subject to review and approval. The completed monthly reconciliations include projections based on available data and this team member will make recommendations to administration regarding the transfer of allocation, / expenditures between budget categories to comply with University fiscal policies. Upon approval, this person will prepare and submit appropriate documentation (i.e. budget transfer, non-payroll expenditure transfer or cash receipt correction) or work with departmental personnel to ensure that. Documentation is submitted.

Prepares financial reports, statements, spreadsheets, ad hoc reports and consolidated financials, which are used by management/accountable officers to make financial decisions. Performs analytical analysis of departmental financial statements including review of budget to actuals/variance analysis. Prepares various supporting schedules as needed. Assists CST Director and Student Affairs management with compiling information for periodic client meetings.

Reviews and processes requisitions, travel requests, travel reimbursement, purchase orders, journal transfers, ensuring compliance with University policies and procedures.

Reconcile Procurement Card transactions for cardholders for department and schools whose fiscal functions have been assumed by the College Shared Services Center, and those who have services through the auxiliary fund consistent with guidelines and regulations related to the Procurement Card program, compliance and funding source.

Make daily personal contact with college faculty, staff and students. Interact frequently with various university agencies (Purchasing, HR, Finance & Accounting, DSR, RPM, UCO, and Travel.)

Other duties as requested by management



This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration or other field directly related to the position's specific responsibilities and three years of professional business experience; or a Master's degree in the same fields and one year of related experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

USF Tampa

Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 30537

Posting Date: 04/19/2022

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Equal Employment Opportunity

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University's Title IX Coordinator.

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About USF

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report's national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

To learn more about working at USF please visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here.

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