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#94059 Financial Analyst 2

Filing Deadline: Wed 6/27/2018

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 6/18/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


CREATE - Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment & Teaching Excellence, is seeking an industrious and equity minded individual to manage fiscal operations. CREATE houses an innovative team of researchers, youth mentors, and professional development experts working with our region's teachers. This team is addressing one of the major challenges facing California and San Diego: getting our diverse community of young people prepared for, admitted to, and succeeding in college and careers.

Under general supervision of the MSO, the Analyst is responsible for the fiscal management of the Center for Research in Educational Equity, Assessment & Teaching Excellence (CREATE), the California Reading and Literature Project (CRLP), Math for America San Diego, San Diego Area Writing Project, San Diego Science Project, Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition (LCHC), Early Academic Outreach Program and TRIO. The analyst will act as a consultant to the Director, MSO and Program/Center Directors in the formulation of policies and procedures for fiscal matters, including analysis and reports. Duties include management of all extramural funds and pre-award activities; administration of center operating budget, including provision and FTE control and assignment of expenditures; budget forecasting and analysis. Responsible for ad hoc fiscal reports and analysis and the preparation of financial reporting for the Director, MSO, and Program/Center Directors.

  • Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.


  • Minimum of 2 years pre and post award contract and grant experience.

  • Minimum of 1 year experience managing general funds to include fiscal closing.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills at all levels within the unit; excellent service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail. Demonstrated ability using organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment.

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and function effectively as a member of a team.

  • Experience in developing, producing and completing reports for various funding agencies; projecting multi-year expenditures and outcomes as they relate to individual projects, and the department as a whole; ability to apply programmatic knowledge to coordinate financial aspects of award administration.

  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.

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

  • In-depth knowledge of federal and non-federal agency requirements and regulations for sponsored research from proposal preparation through close out, including but not limited to Cost Accounting Standards, A-21, A-110, A-133, Federal Demonstration Partnership, etc.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing clearly and concisely.

  • Demonstrated ability using spreadsheet and database software for moderately complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports. Demonstrated skill to analyze and prepare budgets, identify spending patterns and communicate budget concerns to appropriate persons.

  • Skill to develop and implement long-range plans. Skill to identify and effectively coordinate resources to meet program needs.

  • Demonstrated skill to analyze and prepare budgets, identify spending patterns and communicate budget concerns to appropriate persons.


  • Demonstrated experience with UCSD on-line and web based accounting systems (IFIS, FinancialLink, etc.). Experience with UCSD Personnel Payroll System (PPS) policies and procedures.

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, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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$48,900 - $62,250/year
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri