Financial and Administrative Manager 8/23/2020
University of California - Riverside
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER
202008185741 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $69,000 - $119,200
Under general direction of the Assistant Dean & CFAO, provides complex administrative and budgetary support for the UCR School of Business. Provides critical executive level support to the Dean, Associate Deans, Assistant Dean & CFAO, Directors of Graduate and Undergraduate Programs. Assists the Assistant Dean & CFAO with the coordination of financial and administrative operations for the School of Business. Coordinates and maintains compliance with relevant policies and procedures to maintain sound financial conditions in the School of Business. Performs complex budget/resource analysis, including retrieving data from campus information systems, organizing and validating data, and preparing reports. Participates in developing annual financial plans for the school; oversees day-to-day operations of the budget and financial operations; provides complex analytical support/policy analysis for the organization to monitor expenditures. The Financial and Administrative Manager provides technical support in all financial areas, and implements processes to increase efficiency and improve financial reporting tools. Regularly reviews school-wide and Dean's office processes, policies and procedures and makes recommendations for increased efficiency, productivity and internal controls. Provides guidance on fiscal policies, interpretation, fund restrictions, and prevailing practices to all School's faculty, staff and students as needed. Provides supervision of all financial, payroll and purchasing operations, contracts/grants pre/post award administration, internal controls and compliance.
Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Master's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field. Preferred
6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
2 years Experience working for the University of California or comparable institution of higher education, performing high-level analysis and working with budget and financial models Preferred
Advanced knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Ability to identify, collect and analyze information from a variety of sources.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Ability to function as a member of a team.
Ability to present complex finance related information in a clear and concise manner, both in writing and verbally.
In depth ability to use multiple spreadsheet and database software tools to gather information for specialized, complex financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Advanced knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems.
Advanced interpersonal skills at all levels within the organization; service orientation; advanced critical thinking; attention to detail; ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, effective organizational skills.
Demonstrated advanced skill and extensive experience in preparing and analyzing financial reports; strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills; attention to detail; skill in exporting/importing data from or to different software applications for data collection; experience in developing quantitative fiscal analysis into written analytical summaries/reports.
Experience in Fund Accounting at a Higher Education Institution, Governmental and/or Not-For-Profit State Agency. Comprehensive knowledge of the relevant regulations and standards to satisfactorily meet reporting requirements for financial activities (e.g. Generally Accepted Accounting Principle (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and the principles of fund and cost accounting.
Experience in managing the fiscal year close process and the related internal controls
Experience in developing and monitoring internal controls to promote operational efficiency and effectiveness; to safeguard assets; to ensure the validity, accuracy and reliability of accounting records and financial reports; and to promote adherence to UC, UCR and the School of Business policies and procedures.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
* UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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