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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#109573 Financial Analyst

Initial Review Date: Tue 6/22/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit:

This position is a contract position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/04/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The UCSD Health Sciences organization encompasses 17 academic departments (15 clinical, 2 basic sciences), 2 professional schools (School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences), 2 hospitals, and various other programs and units all dedicated towards fulfilling the Health Sciences missions. As a top-ranking, future oriented organization, we offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment.

The Financial Analyst will provide support with transitional tasks as it relates to the conversion to the new ESR systems (Oracle, UCPath, Kuali). Duties include processing payroll and non-payroll cost transfers, reviewing and reconciling financial reports between the various subledgers, utilizing various reports to identify upcoming project end dates and update funding as needed; providing root cause analysis on variances identified between systems and process as corrections as necessary. Contract position will support Health Sciences departments with financial transactions and analytical support providing opportunity to learn HS departments and business. Provides ability to gain skills and competencies required for potential future career positions in HS departments in a team environment. Additional projects may be assigned as needed based on applicant competency and interest.


  • Four (4) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area.

  • Basic knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems.

  • Acquiring ability to gather reasonably retrievable information to organize and perform basic financial analysis assignments.

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

  • Proficiency using spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.

  • Strong interpersonal skills; broad service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail. Under management guidance, uses organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.


  • Ability to interpret and implement UC, UC Health Sciences, UC San Diego, and regulatory agencies’ policies, procedures, and guidelines.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit for more information.

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