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Financial Analyst (7708U), Haas School of Business - 1696 - 1696
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 4, 2019
Title Financial Analyst (7708U), Haas School of Business - 1696 - 1696
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department Haas School of Business
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Fiscal Services
    Finance/Investment Management

Financial Analyst (7708U), Haas School of Business - 1696 - 1696

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: October 2, 2019

Departmental Overview

UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all.

Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.

For more information about the Haas School of Business visit:

  • Applies professional concepts to perform basic financial or resource analysis to understand past performance and determine present and future performance and/or resource allocations.
  • Under general supervision, provides analytical support for simple to moderate budget, financial or resource analysis projects.
  • Receives more detailed instructions for new assignments.
  • Implements department budget allocations and maintains department chart of accounts, and related business processes.
  • Gathers and analyzes financial and/or resource data; prepares and summarizes information and/or recommendations.
  • Prepares basic financial and resource reports and/or analysis for internal department constituents. Examples include periodic financial reports, staff/faculty salary budgets, contracts, grants, gifts, endowments, or user fees.
  • Career development activities

NOTE: Financial and/or resource analysis could include budgetary analysis, financial analysis, forecasts, projections, staff or faculty salary or FTE analysis, student enrollment analysis, recharge or general rate analysis (parking rates, copier rates, capital project rates, student health charges) student fees (self-supporting programs, professional school fees, course material fees, et cetera) contracts and grants analysis, endowment income, fungibility of funds, working capital, depreciation, new building funds, et cetera.

Required Qualifications
  • Has some knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems.
  • Proficient in or the ability to quickly learn Cal Planning, Cal Reporting, Cal Answers and SmartView or demonstrated ability to run, organize and present general ledger information from a financial system.
  • Ability to work with Centers and Institutes' Directors, access their business needs, and formulate recommendations.
  • Has ability to gather, organize, and perform basic financial analysis assignments.
  • Requires ability to present information in a clear and concise manner both in writing and verbally.
  • Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office and common desktop/web applications.
  • Must be able to perform consistently and with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to use good judgment.
  • Must be flexible and able to juggle multiple and shifting priorities while maintaining focus on overall group goals.
  • Must have diverse approaches to learning (i.e hands-son, classroom and conceptual).

Technical Skills:
  • Ability to quickly learn Berkeley's financial systems and associated data structures.
  • Ad hoc querying - utilize common data mining tools to develop custom queries to extract required data from data warehouse.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills; creative and expert use of other MS Office tools (Visio, Powerpoint, Project) to meet deliverable requirements

  • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • 2-3 years of direct, progressive growth in financial planning and analysis experience

Salary & Benefits

This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience up to $38.65.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

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 see:

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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