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Financial Analyst (4627U) - 57132

Company: College of Charleston
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Financial Analyst (4627U) - 57132 About Berkeley At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff. The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our , our , and our . At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit . Departmental Overview The Graduate School of Journalism is a complex academic unit whose mission is to expand the worldwide impact of truth-seeking, fact-based and inclusive journalism by training the next generation of diverse journalists to become exceptional storytellers. In a time when democracy is threatened, and the viability of traditional media is uncertain, Berkeley Journalism works at the center of a creative network of people, institutions and ideas to foster a culture of opportunity, innovation, excellence, and belonging. Our goals are nothing less than to deliver world-class education to Berkeley Journalism students and to revitalize the field by changing who gets to be a journalist. The Financial Services Analyst works largely in support of the Local Journalism Fellowship Program, a state supported post-graduate program that connects graduate journalism students with local newsrooms throughout California. The FSA will also support other financial services in the School of Journalism operations, including core administrative support and instructional support for classes, units and other School initiatives. Financial services activities will mainly include producing monthly financial reports, processing reimbursements and accounts payable, and support in budgeting and forecasting for the fellowship program. Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: 08/16/2023. Responsibilities

  • Processes accounts payable and reimbursements - works to submit or help staff submit their reimbursements, communicates with vendors on quotes and orders, submits orders in BearBuy, issues honoraria payments, sets up vendors, reviews invoices, and performs other AP processes as needed.
  • Implements department budget allocations and maintains department chart of accounts, and related business processes.
  • Ensures that the appropriate internal controls are addressed, maintained and strengthened to protect University resources.
  • Applies professional concepts to perform basic financial or resource analysis to understand past performance and determine present and future performance and/or resource allocations of Local Journalism Fellowship program (Department).
  • Prepares monthly department transactions report to send to campus, produces and sends other financial reports for Journalism budget managers as needed under guidance of Finance Manager.
  • Tracks deposits and gifts to the program and making the budget allocations for proper spending.
  • Processes and accounts receivables including deposits, wire transfer claims, and state allocations for Fellowship Program. Coordinate setting up 3rd party suppliers, paying vendors and guests per campus policies. Required Qualifications
    • Working knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems.
    • Ability to gather reasonably retrievable information to organize, and perform basic financial analysis assignments.
    • 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 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.
    • Ability to function as a member of a team.
    • Intermediate knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources. Preferred Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Salary & Benefits This is a 50% part-time (20 hrs a week) non-exempt career position, which is paid hourly and eligible for UC Benefits. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's website. Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $28.30 - $36.88. How to Apply
        • To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter. Other Information
          • This is not a visa opportunity.
          • This position is eligible for up to 100% remote work. 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, please see poster. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, please see the University of California policy. To apply, visit Copyright 2022 Inc. All rights reserved. jeid-f256623edce3674fa47dcca9f1f2a8a6

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