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Financial Analyst 2

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
27837458 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $52,100 - $70,900

Position Information

As a member of the Graduate Division Finance Team, the Financial Services Analyst reports to the Financial Operations Manager. The incumbent is responsible for providing financial, budgetary, analytical and administrative support for the Graduate Division. The incumbent is responsible for the coordination and management of various fund types including contracts & grants, fellowships and foundation funds. Performs financial analysis by querying and analyzing data from various systems to produce comprehensive reports. Completes credit card reconciliations, monthly ledger reconciliation and assists with fiscal close activities. Process graduate student deferments, subcodes requests, reimbursements for Graduate Division funded activities and serve as a liaison to the Shared Services Center for payroll related actions. The budgeted amount for this position is up to $70,900.

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, if applicable, 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 eight weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

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


Experience Requirement
2 - 4 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Must pass a background check. Required

Minimum Requirements

Working knowledge of financial processes, policies and procedures.
Ability to function effectively as a member of a team.
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize assignments to independently meet deadlines and complete tasks in an accurate manner, under pressure of constant interruption.
Demonstrated experience with data exporting, tracking, preparation of spreadsheets and documenting transactional back up reports using software applications such as Word, Excel, etc. to include functions of Excel such as pivot tables and formulas.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Strong verbal and written skills to communicate effectively and professionally with a diverse population of staff, students, and faculty, using tact and diplomacy
Knowledge of personnel management concepts and ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
Skills to provide coaching and mentoring to support staff.
Strong interpersonal skills, analytical skills, service orientation, active listening, critical thinking, attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, organizational skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, sound judgment and decision making.
Proficiency in the use of spreadsheet and database software.
Intermediate knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Strong knowledge of financial data management and reporting systems.
Skill in the use of personal computers and experience with preparing detailed financial spreadsheets and reports using Microsoft Excel. Skill in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail.
Ability to perform routine financial analysis and reporting.
Must possess professional judgment and demonstrated ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff and students.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and demanding time schedules in a pleasant and professional manner

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in Higher Education

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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