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Budget Analyst 2 Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

29643811 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $56,800 - $99,200

Position Information

Working in a fast-paced unit under the general direction of the Financial and Administrative Officer (FAO) of the Gender & Sexuality Studies and Media & Cultural Studies departments providing professional support in the areas of financial/budget analysis, fiscal management, contracts and grants, and administrative matters for the Gender & Sexuality Studies and Media & Cultural Studies departments. Monitors and reconciles monthly, quarterly, and annual financial transaction detail ledgers. Administers and coordinates all fiscal activities of departmental budgets, including financial activity, trend analysis, budget projection reports, fiscal integrity, and control. Review departmental accounting and budgetary process and procedures for departments. Review all expenditures and payroll, ensuring cost is within budget, appropriate, sufficient funds are in place, and the account is accurate. Prepares complex budget reports and analyses for FAO and/or departmental chairs and has collaborative role in the year end fiscal close process. Provides guidance to faculty regarding policies, procedures, contracts and grants, and monthly financial reports. Assists with the allocation and management of financial commitments to graduate students, readers, and other academic student employees. Ensures compliance with internal audit requirements and University policies for all financial activities.

Please Note: This position is also eligible for a hybrid remote work schedule. Schedule may change depending on department needs and college/university policies.

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 Education Requirements Degree Requirement

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required

Experience Experience Requirement

2 - 4 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement

Overtime Required Travel Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to function as a member of a team. Ability to adapt to changing priorities. Ability to prepare financial reports with a high level of accuracy and acute attention to detail. Intermediate knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources. Working knowledge of general accounting principles, fund accounting, budget development, payroll processes, and general ledger. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner both in writing and verbally. Some knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems. Advanced skills in using Microsoft Windows, Excel and Word. Demonstrated ability to use spreadsheet and database software for moderately complex financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports. Must be able to work in a fast-pace environment with multiple deadlines. Ability to evaluate and assess multiple complex budgets, and to assess those findings to make recommendations. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, including administration of multiple fund sources. Ability to gather reasonably retrievable information, organizes, and performs basic financial analysis assignments. Demonstrated ability to access and retrieve data from financial information systems using PC-based tools; organize and process data for analyses; and summarize data into a clear, comprehensive format for presentation to diverse clientele. Demonstrated interpersonal skills at all levels within the unit; service orientation; critical thinking; attention to detail; ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, organizational skills. Ability to interact professionally with diverse groups at UCR.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge of the University of California's financial policies and procedures. Demonstrated knowledge of UCR's financial system and the client/server systems. Experience in preparation and submission of contract and grant proposals. Work experience 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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