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#117849 Financial Analyst (Hybrid)

Filing Deadline: Tue 8/16/2022

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 7/28/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 8/15/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The University of California San Diego is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Financial Analyst. UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students, earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities, and is ranked as one of the top-10 public universities in the nation. Triton Athletics has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence and sponsors 23 varsity sports. The UC San Diego intercollegiate athletics program is a member of the Big West Conference, an NCAA Division I conference with 11 academically and athletically nationally proclaimed institutions.

The Financial Analyst is responsible for developing and administering the financial, budgetary, and administrative infrastructure for Intercollegiate Athletics, reporting to the Senior Financial Analyst. The athletics program has a variety of funding sources that include various Student Fees, gift/endowment funds, self-supporting income and independent auxiliary revenue. Participate in strategic planning, formulation of goals and objectives, ad hoc impact analysis, and formulates courses of actions to support senior leadership.

Responsible for resource administration, budget development and control, planning and analysis, monitoring spending for gender equity and Title IX compliance, fiscal accountability, audit control, fund accounting, revenue administration, forecasting and financial reporting, purchasing, financial management, and other business functions for increasingly complex and self-supporting activities. Oversee financial services for a departmental operational budget, including income operations, grants and scholarships. Monitor all budgetary expenses and income. Apply internal control principles according to the University policies. Manage MOUs and agreements to ensure that compliance and contractual obligations are met.

The incumbent will follow the athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UC San Diego Athletic Department and NCAA, and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms. Triton Athletics promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University.Position offers a Hybrid remote option.

A complete application will include an online application, resume and a cover letter.


  • Working knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems. **Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices and ability to apply UC San Diego accounting/business policies and procedures, including accounts payable, payroll, travel, entertainment, purchasing, grants, contracts, and taxes.

  • Intermediate knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources. **Ability to anticipate and administer new procedures, processes and practices that adapt to a changing environment. Experience conducting compliance and procedural reviews. Solid understanding and working knowledge of internal controls, auditable procedures and practices (i.e., fiscal controls, cash controls, high risk transactions, and internal review). Knowledge of federal and non-federal agency requirements and regulations.

  • Demonstrated ability using spreadsheet and database software for moderately complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports. **Demonstrated experience in using software packages and tools including Microsoft Office (specifically Excel pivot tables, conditional formatting, charts, graphs), internet browsers, Microsoft Outlook in a Microsoft Windows environment. Skill using computerized business applications and ability to assess, research, and contribute to development of automated and web-based systems.

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities. **Demonstrated skill in organizing tasks including ability to manage time, plan and prioritize tasks. Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet multiple deadlines in a dynamic environment with numerous interruptions. Skill in working efficiently in a high-volume environment with frequent interruptions, and fluctuating priorities. Ability to anticipate and administer new procedures, processes and practices that adapt to a changing environment.

  • Ability to function as a member of a team. **Ability to communicate, engage and develop rapport with individuals of diverse cultural, social, and religious backgrounds, and varied age, gender, and sexual orientation. Ability to understand and abide by the UC San Diego Principles of Community. Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work on department and campus teams. Demonstrated ability to interact positively and effectively with a range of constituents including Athletic Directors, coaching staff, campus administrative staff and vendors.

  • Thorough knowledge of project planning, managing, and budgeting. Ability to create budget forecasting and project wrap-up reports and analysis.

  • Ability to establish a strong network of campus contacts to increase knowledge of best practices.

  • Strong organizational skills including ability to prioritize time, plan, and follow projects through to completion. Strong demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet multiple deadlines in a dynamic environment with numerous interruptions and fluctuating priorities. Ability to develop and adjust routines and procedures as needed.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Overtime and weekends may be required.

  • Incumbent may participate in the DMV Pull program and maintain a clean DMV record. This position is a mandated reporter of known or suspected child abuse or neglect, according to the California law, Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA).

  • This position is a campus security authority (CSA) for the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which is a federal law requiring disclosure of information about crimes on and around campus.

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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