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Financial Analyst 3 or 4 – Oakland, CA - Job ID # 28887

County Location: Alameda County
Location: UC ANR - Davis

Date Posted: December 21, 2021
Closing Date: January 24, 2022

This position is being advertised as either a Financial Analyst 3 or 4 depending on the level of experience of the hired applicant.

If the applicant is hired as a Financial Analyst 3, duties will be focused on technical skills demonstrating full understanding of UC budgeting, organizational policies and procedures. If the applicant is hired as a Financial Analyst 4, duties will be focused on advanced professional concepts and organizational objectives to resolve complex issues with an understanding of UC budgeting, organizational policies and procedures. After one year of successful performance as a Financial Analyst 3, the individual will be eligible to be reclassified up to a Financial Analyst 4.

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is a highly complex organization with operations located in 58 county offices, on three campuses, with ten research and extension centers throughout the State of California. This position requires knowledge of the policies, procedures and technicalities of the various accounting and budget systems used by UC Berkeley, UC Riverside, UC Davis and the Office of the President.

Help manage UCANR’s budget of $220 million over a variety of funds ranging from federal, state, county, extramural, endowments, gifts, sales & service fees, indirect cost recovery fees, and program fees. These funds are deployed throughout California utilizing multiple financial systems. This position requires a strong analytical background.

Develop tools and provide financial and technical analytics to support high-level decision-making. Independently perform a wide range of functions and analyze complex problems through the lens of achieving organizational goals and mission statement. Demonstrate practical and strategic judgment in selecting methods and techniques for determining solutions. Provide analytical support for budget, financial, and resource analysis projects. Provide department support in the areas of business process analysis and design, strategic planning, budget process, and financial procedures. Has an understanding of industry practices and organizational policies and procedures.

The University of California issues policies essential for the safety and well-being of the community, including requirements for employees to be appropriately vaccinated for COVID-19, or to have an approved exception/exemption on file. New employees will be asked to provide validation of full compliance of UC vaccination policies.  

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