Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$55,000.00 - $75,600.00/Year
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#122902 Financial Analyst 2

Extended Review Date: Tue 5/30/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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 and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This position offers a hybrid work arrangement, which includes a combination of onsite and remote work.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 5/2/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 5/11/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

UC San Diego employees will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will begin to refer qualified internal applicants after the first 7 days of the job posting. Qualified external applicants may be referred to the hiring department, if a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified and upon the request of the hiring manager.

This position will remain open until filled.


Under general supervision, serves as Triton Auxiliary & Program Services (TAPS) Financial Analyst. Uses professional knowledge to advise management and facilitates the resolution of moderate to complex budgetary and related financial and administrative issues. Applies organizational knowledge of policies and procedures to ensure the proper implementation of short and/or long term solutions to operating issues. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Applies professional concepts to perform financial and resource analysis to understand past performance and determine present and future performance and/or resource allocations. Conducts special projects or studies which include research, analysis, review, coordination, summary development, reporting and documentation.

Provides primary coordination and analytical support on various major projects. Monitors and oversees the processing of revenue collection of accounts receivable. Monitors, analyzes and make recommendations for policies and procedures for accounts payable. Monitors, analyzes and make recommendations for policies and procedures for stock ledger, sales audit, cash control and General Ledger. Reconciles all ledgers for departmental accounts for multiple funding sources and accounts. Responsible for month end closing of various Bookstore accounts. Reviews and reconciles clearing accounts for change funds and credit cards. Prepares journals to assign transactions to correct cost areas. Reviews stock ledger, sales audit and general ledger for errors. Completes miscellaneous budget schedules and provides detailed fund management. Prepares financial statements.

Provides monthly analysis and report of the current budgetary status, and reports data to the Bookstore and Imprints Management Team. Makes recommendations on appropriate expenditures and changes in expenditures. Determines need for transfer of expenses, personnel expenditures, and any miscellaneous budgetary transfers. Identifies problem areas, formulates alternative solutions and make recommendations for a wide variety of financial and administrative issues. Utilizes automated systems to create a variety of complex internal reports and validate data for management use. Responsible for general office operations. Ensures efficient and effective management of daily office operations encompassing a wide range of duties that require independent judgment, analytical skill, and an appropriate level of confidentiality. As part of regular responsibilities, sees confidential budget and labor documents. Serves as back up to other TAPS departments as needed.

  • May be required to work occasional overtime at fiscal year-end.


  • Graduation from college with a major in economics, business administration, accounting, or an allied field, and experience in fiscal analysis or administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Working knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems. Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices, and ability to perform basic financial calculations and analyses.

  • Demonstrated fiscal accounting experience with ability to analyze financial data and identify fiscal requirements. Ability to comprehend, analyze and reconcile moderate to complex financial data and perform complex mathematical computations with accuracy.

  • Demonstrated professional working knowledge and experience in retail and fund accounting, and accounts payable and receivable principles and practices. Ability to reconcile information and balance accounts.

  • Proven experience and skill to audit financial data, format special financial reports and communicate budgetary information using moderate to complex data, process analysis, rules, regulations and resource materials.

  • Proven ability to interpret and apply complex rules and regulations regarding fiscal policies and procedures.

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

  • Experience working in cash handling with cash registers or Point of Sale (POS) systems and experience providing register/cash reconciliation. Experience and knowledge of applicable cash/credit/refund controls in a retail environment.

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

  • Demonstrated ability using spreadsheet and database software for moderately complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports. Experience in creating and updating spreadsheets, financial statements and financial reports.

  • Advanced expertise using computer software, such as Microsoft Excel, Word and Access.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of records management practice, design and implement an effective filing system that promotes quick retrieval, archiving and purging records.

  • Strong critical thinking skills. Demonstrated ability to problem solve, using investigation, research and analytical skills to develop and implement creative solutions.

  • Strong demonstrated organization skills and attention to detail. Ability to work independently, prioritize job functions, demonstrate flexibility to meet deadlines in a high volume work environment, ensure smooth work flow, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to adapt to changing priorities.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing clearly and concisely. Ability to collaborate effectively and diplomatically at all organizational levels, both verbally and in writing, using correct rules of grammar, punctuation, and proper formats. Ability to proofread own work.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills at all levels within the unit and excellent service orientation. Demonstrated interpersonal human-relations skills and ability to employ tact, diplomacy and flexibility with diverse populations.

  • Proven ability to function as a member of a team. Ability to work within a team framework, participating in group discussions regarding procedures and goals for the division.


  • DOJ/FBI and DMV background checks and clearances required prior to employment.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver License

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $48,900 - $102,300 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $23.42 - $48.99

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California 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:

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