#104486 Business Intelligence Specialist/Financial Analyst

San Diego, CA, USA
Jun 28, 2020
Jul 28, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
#104486 Business Intelligence Specialist/Financial Analyst

Filing Deadline: Tue 6/30/2020

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This position serves as a key member of Business Applications Team responsible for the coordination, implementation, maintenance and training related to the application of business intelligence tools and Oracle Budget and Planning System. Responsible for developing budget modeling tools, systems, reports, and dashboards to guide management decisions. Responsible for the validation of integrated financial data packages including the use of Oracle SmartView application. Develops and maintains documentation of key processes, business rules, and process flowcharts for business intelligence models.

Works closely with ITS programmers to manage multiple data sources (budget, financial, debt, personnel, facilities) and business user specifications to design reports and dashboards.
Provides high-level analytical support to campus leadership and serves as a key resource to the office as the primary analyst supporting key university-wide functions and programs. Provides strategic recommendations for the development, interpretation, and implementation of policies, procedures, and mechanisms to ensure campus financial accountability with respect to University financial commitments and fiduciary responsibilities. Represents the Assistant Vice Chancellor-Campus Budget Office on system-wide and campus-wide committees, teams and work groups, as assigned.


+ Demonstrated deep understanding of various business applications and reporting tools and demonstrated experience in developing and acquiring and utilizing enterprise budget/financial systems.

+ Thorough in-depth knowledge of business intelligence functions, advanced analytics, industry standards and best practice. Demonstrated ability to identify, collect, and analyze information from multiple sources.

+ Advanced expertise using computer software, such as Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Expertise in applying computer technology as a problem solving tool in financial analysis, budgetary management and other administrative functions and situations.

+ Proficient ability to use multiple spreadsheet and database software tools to gather information for specialized, complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.

+ Excellent service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail. In depth ability to use organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment. Experience in the collaboration with various stakeholders and development of business users requirements

+ Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.

+ Strong independent thinking, judgment and excellent problem solving skills; innovative application of policies, procedures, restrictions and successful development of situational solutions.

+ Proven ability to lead group discussions including expressing ideas effectively, seeking and respecting the opinions of others, active listening, and share ideas. The ability to summarize ideas concisely and bring discussion to effective conclusions.

+ Thorough knowledge and application of principles and practices of fiscal planning and analysis, budgetary systems and organizational management.

+ Extensive work experience in producing high level, complex, analytical written and graphical reports and other documents that effectively communicate in a clear, organized and concise manner to senior management and others.

+ Comprehensive knowledge of various campus reporting systems. Expert skill in validating and analyzing large quantities of financial data and employee/staffing data, summarizing, extracting and compiling relevant information in a variety of formats.

+ Graduation from college with major in economics, business administration, political science, or an allied field, and six (6) years of experience in budget analysis or administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

+ Excellent interpersonal human relations skills to employ tact, diplomacy and flexibility while maintaining confidentiality and exercising discretion. Excellence in the ability to collaborate and communicate effectively at all organizational levels, both verbally and in writing.

+ Experience in multi-asking and performing under constant pressure of deadlines. Experience working independently in unstructured projects and situations, identifying priorities and applying creativity and originality in problem solving.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Knowledge of Oracle ESR and SmartView preferred.

+ Experience and knowledge in writing SQL queries and Cognos report development preferred.


+ Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.

This position is eligible for full benefits first day of hire:

a) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

b) Vacation/holidays (15 vacation days & 13 paid holidays a year)

c) Work/Life Balance

d) UC Retirement Plan

e) Pet insurance

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Campus Budget Office

Hiring Salary Range

$63,400 - $103,100 /year



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Work Schedule:

8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday