Report on Library Financial Analyst - Santa Cruz, CA

Library Financial Analyst - Santa Cruz, CA

The Library Financial Analyst uses professional concepts, and applies organizational policies and procedures to resolve various issues. The incumbent works on problems of limited to moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of multiple factors; exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. The incumbent receives more detailed instructions for new assignments. Contacts are primarily internal to the department, but may also be external.

More specifically, the Library Financial Analyst works under the supervision of the Library Planning and Budget Manager to meet the goals of the Planning & Resources Management Department at the University Library. The incumbent works directly with vendors, campus Financial Accounting and Reporting office, academic divisions and departments, Library Metadata Services and Acquisitions Department, and other Library staff as needed to accomplish tasks.

The Library Planning & Budget unit is part of the Planning & Resource Management (PRM) department at the University Library. PRM is the administrative arm of the University Library and exists to advance the Library's mission by providing an effective resource management infrastructure.

The UCSC Library, founded in 1965, is the largest research library between Stanford and Santa Barbara despite being one of the smallest general libraries in the University of California system. We share with other academic libraries a commitment to intellectual freedom and the widest possible access to information. We have mutually beneficial partnerships with libraries at other University of California campuses, local California State Universities, community colleges, and public libraries. Our active participation in the California Digital Library promises to enhance this collaboration to a new level. The University Library strengthens the UCSC academic enterprise by providing, presenting, and preserving a wide range of information resources. We utilize innovative approaches in working with faculty and students to help them discover, use, manage, and share the array of information that supports their research, teaching, and learning.

Qualifications / Competencies

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Working knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems.

Ability to gather reasonably retrievable information to organize, and perform basic financial analysis assignments.

Demonstrated ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing clearly and concisely.

Demonstrated ability using spreadsheet and database software for moderately complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.

Demonstrated interpersonal skills at all levels within the unit; excellent service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail.

Demonstrated 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.

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

Ability to receive constructive feedback in a positive and productive manner to ensure continuous professional development.

General Knowledge of library acquisitions best practices and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications / Competencies

Working Knowledge of and experience with UCSC Financial Systems.

Special Conditions of Employment

Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.

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University of California, Santa Cruz - 1 hour ago

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