This position is a contract position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/04/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The UCSD Health Sciences organization encompasses 17 academic departments (15 clinical, 2 basic sciences), 2 professional schools (School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences), 2 hospitals, and various other programs and units all dedicated towards fulfilling the Health Sciences missions. As a top-ranking, future oriented organization, we offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment.
The Financial Analyst will provide support with transitional tasks as it relates to the conversion to the new ESR systems (Oracle, UCPath, Kuali). Duties include processing payroll and non-payroll cost transfers, reviewing and reconciling financial reports between the various subledgers, utilizing various reports to identify upcoming project end dates and update funding as needed; providing root cause analysis on variances identified between systems and process as corrections as necessary. Contract position will support Health Sciences departments with financial transactions and analytical support providing opportunity to learn HS departments and business. Provides ability to gain skills and competencies required for potential future career positions in HS departments in a team environment. Additional projects may be assigned as needed based on applicant competency and interest.
Four (4) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area.
Basic knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems.
Acquiring ability to gather reasonably retrievable information to organize and perform basic financial analysis assignments.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Proficiency using spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.
Strong interpersonal skills; broad service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail. Under management guidance, uses organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment.
Basic knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Ability to interpret and implement UC, UC Health Sciences, UC San Diego, and regulatory agencies' policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.