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ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
Budget Analysis and Planning is a strategic and analytical unit responsible for advising the Chancellor and Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor (CPEVC), and supporting senior leadership, by providing guidance on academic, enrollment, and institutional planning, and campus financial and budgetary policy, planning and compliance matters. BAP has fiduciary oversight for ensuring the fiscal health of the campus. Due to its reliance on integrating information from a variety of campus systems, BAP also oversees and manages the centralized campus data warehouse services which provides campus reporting and information services to all campus units and several downstream campus systems.
Functional areas of campus oversight responsibilities include resource planning, budget and revenue allocation and reconciliation, permanent budget and staffing management, central funds management, academic resource management, capital project financing, debt management, investment management, direct costing and establishment of rates and fees, distributing return to aid, federal costing and establishment of indirect cost recovery rates, strategic analysis, policy analysis and compliance review, delivery of information services, driving business process improvement initiatives, robust data collection and synthesis, financial and budgeting reporting and tools development, etc. Team members provide mentorship and serve as trusted advisors to campus units and train them on financial management best practices, policy interpretation compliance standards, appropriate use and management of the many differing funding sources, information analysis and report writing, and appropriate use of information.
Under the general supervision of the assistant director, supports the management of the campus permanent budget, permanent staffing list and operating budget through routine and ad hoc financial analysis and transactional processing. Perform routine audits to ensure department compliance with UC and campus budget policy. Communicate budget and financial information to campus stakeholders verbally and in visual and written form. Provide policy guidance and assistance to staff across campus.
INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD) UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
The IRD for this job is: 01/04/2022
APPOINTMENT INFORMATION Salary Information:: $70,000 - $85,000/Annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full
Percentage of Time: 100%
Average Hours Per Week: 40
Days of the Week: Mon - Fri
Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment
Job End Date: None
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus
Union Representation: Non-Represented
Employee Relations Code: All Others, Not Confidential
Job Code Classification: FINANCIAL ANL 3 
JOB DUTIES 35% - Provides analytical support for complex budget, financial, or resource analysis projects. Independently gathers information to perform analysis, inform transactional work, and/or create reports using enterprise systems and/or spreadsheet and database software. Analysis and reporting work may support budget planning (creation of new budgets, planning for programmatic and inflationary adjustments), forensic accounting, revenue projections and/or financial forecasting for various types of sources/activities including funding from the State, student tuition and fees, indirect cost receipts, contracts, grants, gifts, endowments and other.
35% - Prepares, reviews, and / or approves financial transactions.
20% - Ensures that the appropriate internal controls are addressed, maintained and strengthened to protect University resources. Audits financial transactions in the permanent and operating budget to ensure unit compliance with local budget and financial policy. Identifies inappropriate transactions and communicates with appropriate campus unit(s) to ensure corrections are made.
5% - Documents procedures for financial activities.
5% - May train staff, and as appropriate, creates an effective team environment.
QUALIFICATIONS Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Experience with accounting concepts, bookkeeping or fiscal management.
Ability to independently gather required information to organize, and perform financial analysis assignments.
Proven ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.
Proven ability using spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.
Ability to quickly gain proficiency using new systems and software.
Proven interpersonal skills with peers throughout the organization; critical thinking skills.
Proven ability using organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment, paying strict attention to detail
Strong service orientation skills.
Proven critical thinking skills.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to function as a member of a team.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Transactional experience using financial or budgetary enterprise systems.
Thorough knowledge of UC finance policies, practices, and systems.
Special Conditions of Employment
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.
SAFETY STATEMENT All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
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The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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