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Financial Analyst III

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
27477217 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $68,500 - $123,900

Position Information

The Financial Analyst III position is responsible for the accounting, reporting, and cash draw downs on federal letters of credit for research, development and student aid funds; tasks associated with this responsibility require knowledge of cash management, forecasting techniques, advanced data analysis skills and interpretation of complex policies and guidelines. This position reviews contract and grant agency terms and conditions to ensure adherence to UCOP and UCR coding requirements on federal contract and grants. Acts as lead accountant in the absence of the Extramural Funds Manager. ** The budget hiring range for this position is up to $96,200 annually. ** A skills assessment on Excel skills will be required for this position.

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

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Master's degree in related area Preferred


Experience Requirement
Minimum of 5 years of related experience. Required
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to function as a member of a team.
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.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Proven ability to use spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner both in writing and verbally.
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.

Thorough knowledge of accounting policies, practices and systems.

Working knowledge of 2 CFR Part 200, UC Policy, GAAP

Working knowledge of UCR financial systems and data.

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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