Assistant Director of Financial Analysis and Decision Support University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 33992 Salary: Salary commensurate with skills, knowledge and experience.
Position Description: Under the general direction of the Director of Financial Analysis and Decision Support (FADS), serve as the Assistant Director of Financial Analysis and Decision Support within the Office of Academic Planning & Budget (APB). APB reports to the Vice Chancellor & CFO, and acts in an advisory role to the Chancellor and the Executive Vice Chancellor/Provost in providing analysis that informs campus decision-making and strategic planning.
The campus includes 40+ organizations (which include 700+ departments) that range from all of the academic schools to the non-academic organizations such as facilities, police, IT, the Library among many others. The Assistant Director receives a portfolio of organizations that they are then responsible for in terms of providing financial and strategic business analysis. This includes providing decision support through the assessment of ongoing budget and planning issues, development of financial models and forecasts as well as trend, variance and contingency analysis. It is expected that the Assistant Director partner with the units and serve as an internal consultant, providing advice and training based on the outcomes of the analysis.
In terms of the annual campus budget process, the Assistant Director reviews budget submissions to gain a thorough understanding of the assumptions and any issues and will attend all budget meetings along with the Organization Leadership, VC/CFO, AVC and Director. The Assistant Director will also assist in preparation of budget materials for presentation to the Chancellor, Executive Vice Chancellor/Provost, the Office of the President along with others.
During this next period, the Assistant Director will help drive forward major transformational changes that are being led by APB. This includes transitioning to a new campus model of allocating the resources that make up each Organization's budget, modernizing our budgeting systems, and continuing to enhance the budget and planning process by working with campus units to develop multiyear budget plans.
Position offers the opportunity to work remotely on a full-time or hybrid schedule. This may include the option of working remotely from outside of Los Angeles County or the State of California. Remote work will need to meet all HR eligibility requirements and be previously approved by the Associate Vice Chancellor.
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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