Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $4,258.33 - $7,433.33/Monthly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves developing, interpreting and implementing financial concepts for financial planning, resource planning (dollars), and control of organizational budget. May analyze and prepare recommendations for financial plans, including annual resource allocations, future requirements, and operating forecasts.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and organizational policies and procedures; resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Contacts are both internal and external to the department.
Interprets and provides consultation and expertise for Arts Division staff and Principal Investigators (PIs) on matters concerning University, Division, Federal, State, and Private Agencies' policies, procedures, guidelines, terms, conditions, allowability and allocation of budget and expenditures. Researches and resolves complex problems, errors, and inconsistencies that may arise under active contracts and grants. Prepares periodic financial reports using established reporting templates, the UCSC Financial Information system, and data warehouse to provide PIs with the financial status of their awards. Prepares appropriate documentation and coordinates closing of expired funds with Extramural Funds Accounting, Office of Sponsored Projects, Planning and Budget, Purchasing and other central campus units.
The Budget & Research Analyst proactively manages the Arts Division's approximately 1000 research awards from over 175 distinct funding agencies, for an estimated 100 principal investigators totaling approximately $11M in state funding & $800K in research income annually.
Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems.
Ability to independently gather required information to organize, and perform financial analysis assignments.
Proven ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.
Proven ability using spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.
Proven interpersonal skills with peers throughout the organization; strong service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail. Proven ability using organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 06-07-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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