University of California Santa Cruz — Financial Services Analyst

Financial Services Analyst
UCO Administration MRU

Job Opening ID # 8549

Full-Time; Career

Starting Salary Range: $45,800 – $82,000 annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.

UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university.

The University of California Observatories (UCO) is a Multi-Campus Research Unit of the University of California, with headquarters at the UC Santa Cruz campus. UCO operates on behalf of astronomers on eight UC campuses and two national laboratories and is comprised of extensive technical facilities, a business office, and telescope and support facilities at the Lick Observatory on Mt. Hamilton. UCO provides a scientific and administrative interface to the Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, and the Thirty-Meter Telescope international project, and supports the training of astronomy Ph.D.s throughout the UC system.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent 5 years experience / training.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial data management and reporting systems
  • Experience with business, budgeting, and accounting principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and other Federal process and regulations.
  • Proficiency with PeopleSoft financial applications or other relevant software applications; Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Applications, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Extensive experience with MS Excel, use of data analysis functions, ability to create standard and ad hoc reports, presentations, charts, and graphs.
    Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check

    Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 7/12/2020

    APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY THROUGH THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS. To view the full job description and apply for this position:

    To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment opportunities web site @ A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.