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Towne Centre Drive
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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.

#118446 IS Financial Analyst - Hybrid/Remote

Extended Review Date: Fri 9/23/2022

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

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/29/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/01/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at Towne Centre Drive and remote.

This position will remain open until filled.


The Information Service (IS) Finance Analyst, under minimal supervision, provides a wide-range of high-level and comprehensive financial analysis and complex fiscal management for multiple Information Services/Technology capital projects and operational budgets. Financial responsibilities include, but are not limited to, analyzing complex expense reports; projecting and tracking expenses related to capital projects; participating in short and long term budget planning processes; travel and disbursements accounting; recharges; and developing, monitoring and maintaining internal financial controls, including financial journals and reconciliation, year-end fiscal closing.

Independently resolves variances, forecasts and identifies problems, formulates solutions and/or makes recommendations in accordance with departmental, university, and agency regulations. Develops and analyzes budgets and provides guidance and assistance to faculty and staff. Responsible for recharge costing and analysis. Operational responsibilities include purchasing, travel, expense activity, and reimbursement. In conjunction with departmental fiscal officers, incumbent will also provide financial analysis on budget actual and year to date expenditures as well as give summary reports to leadership on realization of return on investment criteria.

Incumbent will establish and provide innovative solutions for new policies and procedures and revise existing procedures as needed to ensure financial information is handled and processed appropriately within the department. Recommends streamlined procedures or policy changes to improve office and division/department practices. Trains area managers and appropriate personnel in accessing and analyzing relevant system-generated budget information. Assists in training new employees and/or cross-training established team members as determined by directors.

Provides information or reports that will be used in resource determination and allocation, and makes resource recommendations (e.g., budgeting, staffing). Uses spreadsheets and databases to interpret and organize resource information; provides customized reports. Participates in long-term goal planning for the department and health system. Advises IS management on complex purchasing issues, including sole-source justification, multiple funding sources, verification of appropriateness of funding sources used for particular expenditures, etc.

Provides oversight in the areas of purchasing, accounting and financial analysis, travel, disbursements, facilities, health & safety. Integrates department's services with the health system's primary functions by supporting organizational mission, priorities and goals, and by delivering optimal quality support services. Serves as liaison to project oversight committees and assist IS leadership in preparation of project status updates, coordinating information from design teams, end user focus groups, standing Health System committees and vendor implementation reviews.


  • Seven (7) years of related financial analysis or accounting experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related financial analysis or accounting experience/training.

  • Demonstrated experience and proven success with thorough knowledge in finance policies, practices, and systems.


  • Financial Reporting.

  • Communication and organizational skills.

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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