Job Requisition Number: 23809. The Haas School Business (?Berkeley-Haas?) is one of the pre-eminent business schools in the world. The school employs ~ 80 FTE ladder faculty, 130 professional faculty and 230 FTE staff serving 2,200 students in six degree programs ? three of which are ?self-supporting.? In addition, the school is home to a strong and growing Executive Education unit which serves both domestic and international executives. Berkeley-Haas supports a multitude of research, teaching and public service institutes as well as two research laboratories, the Long Business Library, and an on-site café. Staff is organized across many functions including admissions, career services, computing, financial aid, student affairs, payroll, business services and facilities. The school provides business and financial leadership/expertise to the campus and is served by an international advisory board of business and industry leaders.
The school?s annual budget is in excess of $150 million and boasts an endowment of more than $275 million. The complexities of the school?s finances include non-state funded faculty FTE, self-funded degree programs (and corresponding independent fee approval and registration processes), over 300 funds of all types (central, student fees, recharge, gifts, endowments (held at both the Regents and Berkeley Foundation) contracts and grants), and multiple loan programs some of which are self-funded and insured. Further, the Berkeley-Haas senior staff, Dean, faculty and advisory board demand robust year-end financial statements. In short, the school has the highest standards for financial management AND it has an incredibly complex professional school financial system given the unique activities of the school.
- Applies professional concepts to perform moderate to complex analysis to understand past performance and determine present and future performance and/or resource allocations. - Provides analytical support for complex budget, financial, or resource analysis projects. - Provides department support in the areas of business process analysis and design, system or procedure testing and implementation, documentation, security, workflow, and customer feedback. (CalPlanning, Budget Templates) - Coordinates and implements department budget allocations, conceives of and maintains department chart of accounts or other data management tools, and related business processes. - Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for financial and/or resource plans, including annual resource allocation approaches, trended future requirements, operating forecasts, sources and uses, et cetera. - Performs complex financial or resource research and studies for a variety of internal department constituents.?Has thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems. ?Has ability to independently gather, organize, and perform financial analysis assignments. ?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. ?Strong inter-personal skills, political acumen and demonstrated capability to gain the respect of others, influence people of varying levels of authority in multiple organizations, and elicit cooperation without direct authority. ?Ability to work collaboratively as part of a diverse, high-performing team, leveraging the insights of others to optimize solutions. ?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) ?Excellent project management: ability to break down objectives into tasks and schedule tasks and resources to meet objectives ?Must be able to pass a background check ?Prior work experience exemplifies Haas Defining Principles: students always, confidence w/o attitude, question the status quo, and beyond yourself Education/Training: ?Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training ? MBA preferred (but not required) --- equivalent experience (5-7 years of experience performing financial planning & analysis required ?Solid proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications; advanced / expert skills in Excel; experience with Access, VBA skills a plus ?Expert user and/or ability to achieve proficient skill quickly in major campus financial and data systems: BAIRS, CalPlanning, Cal Answers, CADS, SIS, HCM, etc
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.