This is a three (3) year contract appointment that may be extended or converted to career status based on the needs of the department.
Under the general supervision of the Housing Financial Manager, the Graduate, Family Housing (GFH) Financial Analyst is responsible for coordinating, administering, implementing and managing housing and financial records and business support for graduate, family, and faculty/staff communities of more than 5000 Graduate Students, Family, Staff, and Faculty, comprising a housing portfolio which generates $58+ million revenue annually. This position will assist with performing complex account reconciliations, analyzes discrepancies between the housing revenue budget and Graduate Family account postings and identifies and documents sources of variance.
This position develops and maintains policies, procedures, and systems for tracking, evaluating, summarizing and reporting residents' tenancy, performs long-range planning studies, housing terms, application/contract status, university affiliation and financial standing. Responsible for advising prospective and current residents on housing qualification requirements for leasing/contracting and financial support questions as they relate to University affiliations, time limits, security/prepayment deposit, housing payments, account receivable collections, and landlord/tenant legal obligations according to current housing, academic or affiliation policy guidelines.
Working in conjunction with housing directors, property managers, and financial support offices (Financial Aid, Graduate Office, Student Financial Services, Cashier's Office and fiscal analysts),serves as technical support contact and addresses multiple types of landlord/tenant related business, legal and financial matters and questions. Exercises independent judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action.
Housing Dining Hospitality (HDH) is a self-funded, large and complex campus department consisting of 7 divisions, with approximately 700 career employees, 1000 to 1200 student employees and an annual operating budget of greater than $189 million. HDH provides housing for approximately 15,000 undergraduates, grad students, faculty, staff and their families in over 400 buildings covering approximately 6 million sq. ft. HDH is in the midst of implementing an aggressive building plan which will add 5000 new beds and almost double our square footage by 2021.
Currently, HDH houses 39% of UCSD's enrolled students with a goal of housing 50% in the near future. HDH provides maintenance and repair, contract meals/meal plan management, as well as retail food service, conference services and catering services to residents, students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors. Please click here to see the Housing Dining Hospitality website - http://hds.ucsd.edu/
Occasional overtime and weekend work may be required.
Access to reliable transportation, preferred. Current CA driver's license and clean driving record required to drive university vehicle.
Demonstrated knowledge of financial data management and reporting systems. Working knowledge of financial processes, policies and procedures.
Intermediate knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Strong analytical skills. Ability to analyze complex financial issues, recognize the potential impact, identify creative and alternative solutions, and make recommendations.
Skill to analyze large quantities of financial data, extract pertinent data, compile, analyze, and present data effectively, and ability to prepare accurate financial reports.
Proven ability to compile, interpret, and analyze data utilizing multiple resources and references (including other University offices and departments), and present data effectively. Ability to learn, interpret and apply complex rules and regulations.
Strong problem-solving, negotiation, and decision-making skills. Skill to identify the most appropriate sources of data for management decision-making. Experience to work independently without supervision; strong leadership, organization, planning, and management practice skills.
Proven experience and skill to teach/train staff in all aspects of job duties/responsibilities. Ability to function effectively as a member of a team. Skills to provide coaching and mentoring to support staff.
Ability to clearly explain and offer guidance on university and departmental regulations, procedures and policies as they relate to student financial support.
Demonstrated knowledge of accounting systems and rec
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