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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.

#117990 Senior Financial Analyst - Hybrid/Remote

Filing Deadline: Tue 8/16/2022

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 08/03/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/15/2022. 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 on Campus and remote.


UC San Diego Health Sciences is a top ranking, future-oriented organization. The Health Sciences academic enterprise is comprised of the School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and the Howard Wertheim School of Public Health. These three professional schools, with a combined operating budget of $2 billion, are responsible for fulfilling the teaching, research and clinical missions of the University of California, San Diego.

There are approximately 20 departments, 1,600 faculty, 800 students, and 1,000 residents and fellows between the three professional schools. Total research awards exceed $615 million. We offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment. We are looking for top talent that possess the personal characteristics of integrity, strategic thinking, intellectual curiosity, collaboration and teamwork. The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine embraces and follows a progressive philosophy of career-path development for its employees.

Under the general direction of the Director of Resource Management, incumbent is responsible for providing high-level support to the Director and senior leadership within the office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences (VCHS) and School of Medicine Dean (SOM Dean). Resource Management is responsible for approximately $160M in resources and analyses in support of VCHS and SOM Dean with Health Sciences-wide impact.

Incumbent is considered a subject matter expert in matters related to VCHS and SOM Deans resources and fund flows, serving as VCHS contact for allocations and assessments with campus, Health Sciences departments and professional schools, and colleagues within VCHS and SOM Dean's office. Responsible for management of commitments and assessments, requiring a highly technical, analytical, and accounting skill set, database management and programming language skills, and advanced business management knowledge, as well as extensive knowledge of UC San Diego and Health Sciences administrative organizations, departments, policies, procedures, processes, and practices. Advanced professional who possesses broad financial administration knowledge; analyzes problems and issues of diverse scope and determines solutions. Possesses excellent communications and collaboration skills working with internal and external contacts on matters pertaining to organizational plans and objectives.


  • Advanced degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

  • Five (5+) or more years of relevant experience.

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

  • Ability to identify, collect, and analyze information from multiple sources. Extensive experience in analyzing complex issues or problems, formulating and implementing creative and appropriate solutions having evaluated all risks and consequences.

  • Strong analytical skills to recognize problems, develop and implement potential solutions, and evaluate results or progress. Demonstrated experience to logically analyze complex situations and data and develop clear and concise reports or recommendations.

  • Advanced ability to effectively present complex finance related information both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.

  • In depth ability to use multiple spreadsheet and database software tools to gather information for specialized, complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports. Strong demonstrated skill in using a computerized PC operating system for analyses.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong, ability to communicate orally and in writing. Possess skills of tact, poise, diplomacy, confidentiality and hospitality with a diverse population of staff, faculty, industry, and the community in a high pressure and demanding environment.

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

  • Extensive experience to develop complex financial modeling for allocations and assessments with impact across Health Sciences.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in academic and business administration with strong organization management skills.

  • Strong experience in resolving conflicts with creativity and authority while maintaining a professional relationship. Ability to control situations or events in the absence of higher authority and ability to make recommendations or decisions that affect office operations and activities.


  • Advanced knowledge of UCSD's financial structure, inputs and outputs, technologies, reporting capabilities, and resource infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of UCSD policies and procedures, including the willingness to understand and enforce these policies when required.


  • 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).

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 Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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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:

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