Financial Analyst (7708U) 25462

  • Job posted by University of California, Berkeley

Job Type

Part Time




United States


Job Title:
Financial Analyst (7708U) #25462

Job ID:

Main Campus-Berkeley

Full/Part Time:


Haas Core Programs

About Berkeley

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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: August 17, 2018

Departmental Overview

The Haas School of Business develops path bending leaders - individuals who redefine how we do business. Berkeley-Haas, the second oldest business school in the United States, educates 2,200 students each year in six degree-granting programs, and hundreds more through executive education programs. A team of 300 staff members support these students, faculty and alumni through work in areas that include Admissions, Student Services, Career Management, Administration, Development and Alumni Relations.

Berkeley-Haas offers opportunities to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and learn continually. Our culture is captured by Four Defining Principles (Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always and Beyond Yourself) that distinguish Berkeley-Haas as a place to learnand a place to work.

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  • Applies professional concepts to perform basic financial or resource analysis to understand past performance and determine present and future performance and/or resource allocations.
  • Responsible for one or more areas of the school's financial activities: Centers and Organization Research Unit (ORU) support, Development and Alumni Relations Support, Student Fee Support, and/or Financial Aid.
  • Coordinates monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc financial reviews with department directors and unit heads.
  • Assists in the implementation of new campus financial system/activities by developing new processes of preparing/managing budgets and/or financial reports.
  • Assists in the implementation of new campus financial system/activities by developing new processes of preparing/managing budgets and/or financial reports.
  • Develop new queries in Cal Answers (UC Berkeley's general ledger system)
  • Prepares basic financial and resource reports and/or analysis for internal department constituents. Involves preparing journal transfer entries when required.
  • Responsible for managing the budget throughout the year by ensuring fund/department balances avoid deficits and ensuring department revenue/expenses are booked appropriately.Examples include periodic financial reports, staff/faculty salary budgets, contracts, grants, gifts, endowments, or user fees.
    NOTE: Financial and/or resource analysis could include budgetary analysis, financial analysis, forecasts, projections, staff or faculty salary or FTE analysis, student enrollment analysis, recharge or general rate analysis (parking rates, copier rates, capital project rates, student health charges) student fees (self-supporting programs, professional school fees, course material fees, etc) contracts and grants analysis, endowment income, fungibility of funds, working capital, depreciation, new building funds, etc.
  • Receives more detailed instructions for new assignments.
  • Implements department budget allocations and maintains department chart of accounts, and related business processes.
  • Gathers and analyzes financial and/or resource data; prepares and summarizes information and/or recommendations.

    Required Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems or a demonstrated ability to develop knowledge quickly.
  • Proficient in Cal Planning, Cal Reporting, Cal Answers and SmartView or demonstrated ability to run, organize and present general ledger information from a financial system.
  • Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner both in writing and verbally.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills; must be proficient in use of other MS Office tools (Visio, Powerpoint, Project) to meet deliverable requirements.
  • Proven track record of success and a strong customer focus (makes customer needs a priority, practices active listening, engages collaboratively with a broad, multi-audience constituency).
  • Attention to detail, including demonstrated ability to check one's own work.
  • Ability to work with Centers and Institutes' Directors, access their business needs, and formulate recommendations.
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
  • UCB Financial Mgmt Certification Program completion encouraged

    Salary & Benefits

    Salary up to $36.54 per hour

    For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Conviction History Background

    This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    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, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
    For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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  • Professional Level


    Minimum Education Required

    4-year degree