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Senior Financial Analyst

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
31138639 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $87,300 - $163,300

Position Information

Under the general direction of the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO) and Director of Budget and Operations for Student Affairs, this position is responsible for taking a lead role in providing executive level support of complex fiscal, budgetary, analytical, including contract and grants agency reporting for multiple departments. This position is expected to provide a high-level of administrative support to the organization. The analyst independently performs moderate to complex budgetary/financial analysis and reporting such as multi-year planning, rate sustainability and feasibility, advises on cost containment measures, performs reconciliations and develops/prepares reports on overall resource management. This includes research, monitoring trend and deficit analysis, tracking, generating monthly (inc. ad-hoc) executive level summaries, and reporting to various constituents (e.g., UCOP, department heads, organization head, and the campus budget office) of multiple core and non-core funding streams. This position is also responsible for managing and reviewing annual costing reports which includes funding for range adjustments and merits & promotions. Works in collaboration with and provides backup assistance to the Student Affairs finance team. Assists in preparing PowerPoint presentations and training material for the Student Affairs as well as acts as a resource for policy and process guidance to the Student Affairs departments.

Please Note: This position has multiple openings.

The salary range for the Senior Financial Analyst is $87,300 - $163,300 annually. The expected pay scale for this position is up to $106,300 annually. We base placement within these ranges on the individual's qualifications as they relate to this position.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


Experience Requirement
6 - 10 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to function as a member of a team.
Ability to present complex finance related information in a clear and concise manner, both in writing and verbally.
Advanced knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Advanced knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems.
Advanced interpersonal skills at all levels within the organization; service orientation; advanced critical thinking; attention to detail; ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, effective organizational skills.
In depth ability to use multiple spreadsheet and database software tools to gather information for specialized, complex financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Ability to identify, collect and analyze information from a variety of sources.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.

Preferred Qualifications

Thorough knowledge and understanding of UCR budget model and Oracle EPM, PPM and Google systems used to extract data in report preparation.

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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