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$60,000.00 - $92,000.00/Year
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#114536 Financial Analyst 3

Filing Deadline: Wed 6/1/2022

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 will remain open until filled.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/21/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/02/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

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


The Facilities Management (FM) Financial Analyst 3 will conduct analysis of direct and indirect cost to establish labor rates and material markup to assure cost recovery in accordance with UC policy. Revise existing recharge rates for the various self-supporting business units within FM. Develop rate proposals including required schedules and documentation, and submit proposals and recommendations for department management review. Analyze the new rate impact on businesses and provide additional recommendations to management if needed. Supply financial training to non-financial managers, formulating or assisting in the creation of cost recovery rates and by providing expertise on fund sources and their appropriate use. As assigned, serve as financial/operational analyst in various units with FM with a total annual budget of ~$180M. Coordinate and prepare annual operating budget for assigned FM units. Establish or document accounting methods, reporting procedures or operational controls. Prepare computer-based accounting/financial reporting and forecast models. Prepare, review and monitor monthly financial statements to provide sound financial information for management decision making. Conduct monthly meetings with various unit directors, managers and supervisors; research and analyze problems and recommend solutions.

Review and establish procedures and policies to ensure that financial operational controls are in place for assigned FM organizations. Ensure financial reporting and to meet Campus General Accounting closing deadlines, responsible for successful and timely completion of fiscal year-end closing. Responsible for maintenance and update of FM’s asset database, annual assets reconciliation and depreciation reports as required for fiscal closing. Perform special or ad hoc projects, cost accounting, and reporting assignments. The FM Financial Analyst 3 will uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and organizational policies and procedures to resolve a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways. Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Perform complex planning and analytical functions. Demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.


  • Graduation from college with a major in economics, business administration, political science, or an allied field, with progressive professional experience in fiscal analysis or administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems.

  • In-depth knowledge and applications of principles and practices of fiscal planning and analysis, budgetary systems and organizational management. Ability to exercise internal control to ensure compliance with sound business practice, including the development of policies and procedures, the review and approval of transactions, and account reconciliation.

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

  • Proficiency in advanced utilization of Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint. Strong knowledge of various computer software programs such as Adaptive Planning, Oracle Enterprise, Work Management Systems such as Maximo, and ability to understand and utilize strengths of these computer systems.

  • Proven ability using spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports. Excellent skills in applying advanced computer technology as problem-solving tool in financial modeling, analysis, budgetary management, and other administrative functions and situations.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and participating in cross functional teams. Demonstrated ability to develop and conduct effective financial system training.

  • Critical thinking skills. Ability to analyze complex fiscal issues and information, recognize potential impact, identify alternative solutions and make recommendations. Ability to independently gather required information to organize, and perform financial analysis assignments. Understanding of fixed asset management and depreciation.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong service orientation. Ability to prepare, write and present clear and concise reports, presentations, and correspondence. Ability to interact effectively with diverse levels of personnel over the telephone, compute and in person.

  • Effective interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy, adaptability and ability to recognize politically sensitive situations. Ability to successfully establish and maintain positive and goal-oriented working relations. Ability to function as a member of a team. Knowledge and ability to work and participate in team environment.

  • Thorough knowledge and applications of principle and practices of fund accounting preferred.


  • DOJ/FBI background checks and clearances required prior to employment. Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.

This position is eligible for full benefits first day of hire:
a) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
b) Vacation/holidays (15 vacation days & 14 paid holidays a year)
c) Work/Life Balance
d) UC Retirement Plan
e) Pet insurance

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

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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