Position Description: Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Budget & Financial Services (BFS), the Senior Financial Analyst, Budget & Planning serves as a business partner and strategic financial consultant to client departments. Incumbent is responsible for development and monitoring of departmental budgets in close collaboration with department and organization leadership, financial and data analysis, and strategic decision-making support. The incumbent is part of the financial management team in support of UCLA Extension departments. Incumbent has oversight of individual department budgets ranging from $5 to $15 million dollars.
Major responsibilities include providing managerial, data, budget, and other financial analysis and related activities in support of assigned academic and administrative departments. Job duties include: planning and preparation of annual revenue and expense budgets, performing regular and in-depth enrollment and financial forecasts and analysis. The incumbent also prepares cost/benefit analysis of current and future financial activity; reviews and makes recommendations regarding the financial impact of programmatic and personnel changes; reviews trends and how they affect forecasting and departmental planning; and prepares ad hoc analyses of programmatic and other proposals (e.g. Return on Investment).
During peak operational periods (e.g.: month-end and fiscal close), the incumbent provides support in the operational areas of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Travel & Entertainment, contracts and grants, and General Ledger (GL). This includes: preparation and transmission of GL entries; interpretation, analysis, and research of GL transactions; preparation of financial and ad hoc reports; and monthly close and fiscal year-end activities. Serve as a liaison between UNEX and various campus departments. Complete other duties and special projects, as assigned.
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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.