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The Department of Medicine (DOM) is the largest department within the UC San Diego School of Medicine (SOM) and is responsible for fulfilling its teaching, research, and clinical missions. DOM employs approximately 500 salaried faculty, nearly 200 academic appointees, and more than 300 residents, fellows, and postdocs, supported by almost 1,000 staff members. The Business Services Office (BSO) functions within DOM Administration and interfaces with data and individuals throughout the Department, SOM, campus, and Health System, regarding financial and operational matters.
Associate Financial Analyst serves as a key member of BSO, working in a high-volume and fast-paced environment with changing priorities requiring tact, political acumen, diplomacy, and discretion, across a wide variety of complex and sensitive matters. Position is critical in supporting development of department financial plans and analysis of variances and performance results in support of DOM's academic, clinical, research, and teaching missions.
Incumbent performs a wide variety of audit and analytical tasks, including the support of analysis, financial reporting and dashboard maintenance, variance analysis, fund management, and assurance of sampled Departmental transactions' existence, completeness, valuation, rights and obligations, and presentation. Position understands complexities of revenue and expense patterns within the respective core units and divisions and provides solutions to financial processes to maximize UC resources.
Provides assurance and reporting surround items such as corporate credit cards (Express Card), employee reimbursements (MyPayments/MyTravel), journal entries (e/NPETs, Journal Vouchers), recharges, and cost transfers. Proactively develops financial reports to track spending patterns and allocation of funds, capturing statistics, identifying trends and variances, and assisting management for remediation and to achieve budget and performance targets.
Associate Financial Analyst has professional skills and with an understanding of industry practices and organizational policies and procedures. Position will demonstrate good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for creatively and appropriately resolving a wide range of issues across a diverse cope of assignments in accordance with best practices and policies; show initiative in independently identifying process- and fiscal-enhancement opportunities with implementation proposals; and evaluate identifiable factors and outcomes to present actionable information and recommendations to internal and external stakeholders from varied professional backgrounds and disciplines.
This position works with a wide variety of individuals, including Division Administrators, Chiefs, and other faculty and staff, serving as Department support person for all divisions within DOM and provides customer service within all aspects of BSO. Position may receive work direction from the Administrative Vice Chair, Assistant Department Business Officer, Director of Fiscal Affairs, and Finance Manager; and works collaboratively to establish risk identification and solution proposals, and verifies adherence to UC, UCSD, UC Health Science, and DOM policies and procedures.
Career Tracks Scope:Uses professional concepts. Applies organizational policies and procedures to resolve various issues. Works on problems of limited to moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of multiple factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Contacts are primarily internal to the department, but may also be external.
Bachelor's Degree in accounting, economics, finance, business analytics, data science, or mathematics; and/or equivalent experience/training.
A minimum of two (2+) or more years of relevant experience.
Working knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems. Includes Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards (GAS), OMB A-21, University regulations, and guidelines of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Ability to gather reasonably retrievable information to organize, and perform basic financial analysis assignments. Must have ability to identify issues; analyze data; develop, recommend, and implement, solutions; and convert data to actionable information and recommendations.
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