FINANCIAL SERVICE ANALYST - COMPLIANCE, ACCOUNTING, AUDIT AND POLICY TEAM (CAAP) - HYBRID
University of California Office of the President
Location: Oakland, California
Internal Number: 3702149
FINANCIAL SERVICE ANALYST - COMPLIANCE, ACCOUNTING, AUDIT AND POLICY TEAM (CAAP) - HYBRID
Location: OaklandFull Time Job ID: 46389 Job Posting
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UC OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
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The Business Resource Center (BRC) is a shared services center that supports all of the UC Office of the President locations. The BRC provides procurement, financial and accounting services to all of UCOP. This financial services analyst position reports to the manager of the Compliance, Accounting, Audit and Policy Team (CAAP) within the BRC. The team is responsible for performing a full spectrum of financial services including accounting, analysis, reporting, supplier management, audit, compliance and training.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced financial service professional with a full understanding of industry practices and organizational policies and procedures. Resolves a wide range of issues. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Applies financial services concepts (e.g., accounting, accounts payable, etc.) to resolve issues, and prepare business process procedures and policy recommendations. Serves as subject matter expert in one or more of the following areas: business travel/entertainment reimbursement and electronic fund transfer/wire auditing; supplier management; bank card administration support; recharge billing, expense/cost transfers, financial journals; analysis, review and reporting projects; account review and management, including appropriations and expenditures analysis; signature delegation management; web-page support; UCOP fiscal close activities; audit of financial transactions and procedures within the Business Resource Center; Chart of Account request administration and delegation of approval management, and performance metrics and other ad hoc reports. Applies UC policies and UCOP procedures to address regulatory compliance and risk management. Reviews and approves financial data and transactions submitted by UCOP departments. Ensures financial transactions are prepared with accuracy. Documents procedures for financial activities and creates trainings for client departments.
Provides analyses for complex summaries and proposals relative to a diverse range of topics to include new financial procedures and/or services, changes in legal regulations, tax implications, etc.
Supports BRC staff, other UCOP operations staff and client departments, including developing and making presentations, developing and documenting procedures, and developing, documenting and performing trainings. Creates an effective teamwork environment. Recommends and implements quality customer service standards and procedures to affect various constituencies, including internal department, students and external vendors.
Works with UC policy owners to assess, recommend, and implement changes at UCOP to ensure financial processes maintain compliance with federal and state requirements and internal financial/audit policies.
Excellent working knowledge in at least one of the following areas: general accounting, recharge billing activity, supplier management, travel and entertainment reimbursement rules and regulations, auditing of procedures or transactions.
Proficiency in a PC-operating environment and with MS Office suite, as well as standard desktop/web-based applications and databases. Willingness to learn new software applications and technologies.
Demonstrated knowledge or ability to quickly acquire knowledge of various business systems and account structure, encumbrances and expenditures, and relevant policies and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to identify key factors, patterns, trends and issues; interpret policies; analyze and summarize possible implications of multiple options; and make logical recommendations. Excellent research, analytical and problem-solving skills to gather, synthesize and integrate essential information from multiple sources (e.g., policy, financial reports and statistical data). Meticulous attention to detail.
Communication skills that demonstrate fluent English language competency and ability to articulate moderate to complex ideas and issues clearly, concisely, effectively and logically. Demonstrated ability to compose business correspondence using appropriate format, language and grammar. Active listening skills to clarify and verify essential points.
Client service orientation that demonstrates responsiveness to client requests, client relationship development and anticipation of client needs.
Interpersonal skills that demonstrate ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels. Ability to work collaboratively and productively with BRC and client department staff with varying work styles and personalities in a team-oriented environment. Ability to maintain composure and exercise discretion when addressing sensitive issues and situations. Leadership skills to provide guidance, coaching and mentoring to professional and support staff.
Strong organizational skills that demonstrate ability to independently and effectively prioritize workload, process high volumes of work with frequent interruptions, establish systems to track work assignments and manage competing deadlines.
Experience with Oracle Cloud and/or Concur
Knowledge of data query applications, including Cognos.
Bachelor's degree in finance, business administration, and a minimum of 3 years of experience in analysis, interpretation and application of financial and accounting policies, practices and procedures (preferably in higher education or public sector settings); or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary: The recommended hiring range is $80,000.00 to $93,100.00. Commensurate with experience.
Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging
HOW TO APPLY
Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.
APPLICATION REVIEW DATE
The first review date for this job is December 20, 2022 The position will be open until filled.
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