Financial Services Analyst (4627U), Facilities Services - 33969
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Facilities Services works to maintain a campus built environment that is conducive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community. Facilities Services is comprised of the following units: Campus Recycling and Refuse Services, Custodial Services, Environmental Services, Grounds Operations, Shops, Quality Assurance & Customer Service, Sustainability and Engineering Services and People's Park.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: April 21, 2022.
- Applies professional financial and accounting concepts to independently perform analyses of moderately complex financial services such as researching discrepancies and compliance with external regulations and internal policies. Under general supervision, researches and gathers information from a variety of sources; prepares and summarize information and reports relative to new services, regulatory compliance issues and/or vendor selection and support activities. Assists with ensuring that financial processing functions which may include Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cashiering and Collections are performed with accuracy and that daily operations run smoothly. May act as team leader for support staff. Train staff and create effective teamwork environment. Processes invoices in Bear Buy and validates invoices in Maximo work order system. Prepares and inputs sundry debtor billing charges into CARS (Campus Accounts Receivable System). Collaborate with Purchasing team regarding change orders and unresolved invoices. Functions as a resource to support staff on issues such as researching complex financial discrepancies, escalated customer service problems and vendor concerns via email, phone and in-person communication. Responsible for processing and servicing of a variety of operational, personnel, and financial transactions and services. Includes cashiering, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, collections, data collection and data entry, analysis, review and control, customer servicing, and reporting. Conducts or assists with researching, developing and implementing new and changing business processes. Under general supervision, researches and gathers information from a variety of sources; prepares and summarize information and reports relative to new services, regulatory compliance issues and/or vendor selection and support activities. Helps document processes and procedures for financial activities within the ProMapp system. Identify areas for process improvement and documents processes as changes occur within the office. Reviews, processes, and helps prepare basic financial journals to post recharge activities to campus clients per MOUs. Delivers quality customer service to various constituencies to include internal department clients and external vendors.
- Demonstrated ability to juggle heavy deadline-driven workload and set priorities. Working knowledge of financial processes, policies and procedures. 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, including excel. Strong interpersonal skills, analytical skills, service orientation, active listening, critical thinking, attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, organizational skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, sound judgment and decision-making. Skills to provide coaching and mentoring to support staff and student interns. Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
- Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
- Experience with and/or ability to learn BFS, Bear Buy, CARS, CDS preferred.
Salary & Benefits
This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $24.76 - $35.78. 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. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.
This is a career, 100% full-time, 40-hours per week appointment, eligible for full UC benefits.
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.
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