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Financial Analyst 3
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Full/Part Time
28930785 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $68,500 - $96,200
Position Information

Under the general supervision of the Center for Social Innovation (CSI) Deputy Director, the Financial Analyst provides complex financial, budgetary, analytical and administrative support for the Center for Social Innovation in the School of Public Policy (SPP). As an integral member of the CSI Team, the Financial Analyst independently manages all funds for CSI Executive Director and postdoctoral scholars, including a variety of general, foundation, contract and grant fund sources. Manages financial reporting for center-wide program areas, including AAPI Data and California 100. Independently performs complex budgetary/resource modeling, and independently researches, formulates, and presents data analysis, financial reports, and recommendations to CSI leadership both orally and in writing. Ensures timely financial ledger reconciliation, financial reporting, budget report development and analysis, financial modeling, and processing of budgetary and financial journal entries. Must be able to work under the pressure of constantly changing priorities, unanticipated urgent demands, and multiple tasks. Assists leadership with special projects as assigned, including presentations, policy/procedure/guideline development, and drafting/editing documents. Serves as backup to the Deputy Director. This is a contract position with an anticipated duration of two years, with the possibility of continuation contingent upon funding. Work samples will be requested of all shortlisted candidates. The budgeted hiring range is anticipated to be up to approximately $80,000.

*As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. *

Education Requirements
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Advanced degree. Preferred
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Experience with UCR Financial Systems including, UCR Financial System (UCRFS), SuperDope, HR Data Warehouse (HRDW), Salary Cost Transfer Tool, and FAU Change Tool. Preferred
Minimum Requirements

Ability to function as a member of a team.
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.
Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner both in writing and verbally.
Strong skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant analyses/reports.
Intermediate/Advanced knowledge, skills, and ability using Microsoft Excel to create, modify, and maintain financial reports.
Has ability to independently gather required information, organize, and perform financial analysis assignments.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Proven ability to use spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems.

Preferred Qualifications

Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience working in an academic environment.

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

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