Job Requisition Number: 26311. The Haas School of Business develops path bending leaders - individuals who redefine how we do business. Berkeley-Haas, the second oldest business school in the United States, educates 2,200 students each year in six degree-granting programs, and hundreds more through executive education programs. A team of 300 staff members support these students, faculty and alumni through work in areas that include Admissions, Student Services, Career Management, Administration, Development and Alumni Relations.
Berkeley-Haas offers opportunities to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and learn continually. Our culture is captured by Four Defining Principles (Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always and Beyond Yourself) that distinguish Berkeley-Haas as a place to learn—and a place to work.
To learn more about the Haas School visit: http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/haas/about/employment.html
•Applies professional concepts to perform basic financial or resource analysis to understand past performance and determine present and future performance and/or resource allocations. •Responsible for one or more areas of the school’s financial activities: Centers and Organization Research Unit (ORU) support, Development and Alumni Relations Support, Student Fee Support, and/or Financial Aid. •Coordinates monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc financial reviews with department directors and unit heads. •Assists in the implementation of new campus financial system/activities by developing new processes of preparing/managing budgets and/or financial reports. •Assists in the implementation of new campus financial system/activities by developing new processes of preparing/managing budgets and/or financial reports. •Develop new queries in Cal Answers (UC Berkeley’s general ledger system) •Prepares basic financial and resource reports and/or analysis for internal department constituents. Involves preparing journal transfer entries when required. •Responsible for managing the budget throughout the year by ensuring fund/department balances avoid deficits and ensuring department revenue/expenses are booked appropriately.Examples include periodic financial reports, staff/faculty salary budgets, contracts, grants, gifts, endowments, or user fees. 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, etc) contracts and grants analysis, endowment income, fungibility of funds, working capital, depreciation, new building funds, etc. •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.•Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems or a demonstrated ability to develop knowledge quickly. •Proficient in 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 present information in a clear and concise manner both in writing and verbally. •Advanced MS Excel skills; must be proficient in use of other MS Office tools (Visio, Powerpoint, Project) to meet deliverable requirements. •Proven track record of success and a strong customer focus (makes customer needs a priority, practices active listening, engages collaboratively with a broad, multi-audience constituency). •Attention to detail, including demonstrated ability to check one’s own work. •Ability to work with Centers and Institutes’ Directors, access their business needs, and formulate recommendations. •Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training •UCB Financial Mgmt Certification Program completion encouraged
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