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Company: University of California
Location: Irvine, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


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Job Opening ID: 65389 Reports To: Director of Finance Working Title: Senior Finance Analyst Department: BEALL Applied Innovation Admin Bargaining Unit: 99 FLSA: Exempt Payroll Job Code: 007709 Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine Percent of Time: 100% Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F, Hybrid Employee Class: Staff


Position Summary:
  UCI Beall Applied Innovation's purpose is to measurably improve lives through access to UCI-developed knowledge. We partner with researchers and industry to move UCI knowledge and discoveries into products and markets. With this goal, we collaborate closely with faculty/researchers, industry, and entrepreneurs to carry out variety of projects and programs with (4) pillars of BAI's operation teams: Research Translation, New Ventures, Enterprise Collaborations, and Industry Sponsored Research. BAI is currently located at UCI Research Park. Our physical building, known as the COVE, provides: office space for BAI staff; offering sublease space for emerging UCI ecosystem start-ups; and providing a venue for programs and events engineered to enable the university-industry collaboration.
  Reporting to the Finance Director, the Senior Finance Analyst will independently perform an extensive range of tasks and responsibilities: from budget allocation and reviewing financial/payroll transactions to general ledger reconciliation in order to identify financial trends and discrepancies while generating financial reports and making recommendations to department leaders on best utilization of financial resources. Deep and broad finance knowledge with keen judgment is required to undertake problem-solving and robust analysis regarding UC fiscal policy, contract and grant management, gift/endowment management, Sales & Services activities, and more. Candidates must be comfortable preparing recommendations for budget allocation and operating forecasts, implementing transactions, and suggesting best financial practices. Strong oral and written communication skills are required. The candidate will act as the liaison between BAI and various campus departments/BAI constituents; Contacts are both internal and external to the department. Providing contextual guidance to BAI staff on financial policies and compliance occurs regularly.   Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.

  The expected pay range for this recruitment is $85,000.00 - $89,000.00 (Annual Salary). The Full Salary Range for the salary grade this position is assigned to is $73,900.00 - $133,700.00 (Annual Salary).
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems within UC Irvine. 
  • Ability to independently gather required information to organize, and perform financial analysis assignments. 
  • Proven ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner. Proven ability using spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports, specifically KFS and UCPath. 
  • Proven interpersonal skills with peers throughout the organization; strong service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail. Proven ability using organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment. 
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities. Ability to function as a member of a team. 
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources. 
  • Proven understanding of fund accounting.

Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page -

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or

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