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Financial Systems Support Analyst 2

Company: University of California
Location: Merced
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Hiring Range

The University of California, Merced is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is $29.41 - $52.30. The budgeted hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $35.00 - $39.30. Job Closing Date

This position is required to work 2 days/week on-site and may work remotely the remainder of the week (subject to change with notice). Posting will close any time after this date without notice. About UC Merced

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system's 10 campuses and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With more than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion, collaboration and professional development. With bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff. Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide educational opportunities for highly qualified students from the San Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design and supports the economic development of Merced and the region. The Merced 2020 Project, a $1.3 billion public-private partnership unprecedented in higher education and completed in 2020, nearly doubled the physical capacity of the campus, enhancing academic distinction, student success and research excellence. UC Merced also operates the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story administrative building located in the heart of Merced. The university's mission of educational excellence and rigorous inquiry is powered by three schools and numerous research institutes and centers that seek scientific and social solutions for the Valley, California and the world. In partnership with UC San Francisco, UC Merced is preparing the way for a rigorous medical education program. The course of UC Merced's evolution is piloted by a long-range strategic plan. Enacted in 2021, the 10-year blueprint is guiding how the values of equity and justice influence our pathway to earning Carnegie R1 research status, growing enrollment, upholding our identity as a minority-serving institution, and operationalizing how commitments to equity, diversity and inclusion are enacted in each campus unit. About the Job

Reporting to the Financial Systems Support Team Lead, the Business Systems Analyst provides assistance with ensuring data integrity, system testing, and troubleshooting functional issues and/or requests. The ability to assist with data-mining, knowledge management and support material development are important functions of this role. System application environments may include PeopleSoft, open source, and custom or purchased software systems that support the needs of the University. This position works on problems that are diverse in scope and assists higher level analysts with moderately complex problems. Serves as an effective, reliable, and trusted resource for process and user support needs that may extend outside the department to other campus partners and constituents. This position requires management of highly sensitive, complex, and confidential information. Key Responsibilities: 1) Operational Systems Reporting: Creates, maintains and ensures quality of data sets, reports and metrics about supported applications. Assists in development of standardized and custom-scope reports for ongoing customer needs. Assists in data integrity in systems by running queries and analyzing data testing outputs of operational reports. Assists in the review, testing, and implementation of business applications and/or software upgrades or patches. 2) Financial Systems Support: Serves as a liaison with business stakeholders, working with key organizational resources and outsourced development teams as assigned and provides assistance with ongoing Financial Systems Support unit projects as assigned. Provides support for business applications, including researching and resolving problems, unexpected results or process flaws and performing scheduled activities. Through classes, reading, CBTs or other mechanisms, continuously increase business system application knowledge. Participates in user group meetings/conferences as assigned. Recommends systems support and/or application improvements. 3) Security Profile Administration:. Modifies security profiles as directed. Maintains security profile listing for supported applications. Assists in the development of the support framework for the profile administration. Develops and maintains documentation for security profile administration. 4) Other duties as assigned. Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in related area (required); and/or - 1 year of related experience or 5 years of progressively responsible related experience/training. - Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds. - Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines. Demonstrates problem-solving skills. - General knowledge of business applications functions. - Knowledge relating to software design. - Some knowledge of related areas of IT. - Demonstrated testing and test planning skills. (Preferred) - Skills associated with analysis of processes, information flow and architecture. (Preferred) - Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Interpersonal and communications skills to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. - Experience in one or more of the following systems: Oracle Financials Cloud, Oracle Enterprise Planning and CloudService, PeopleSoft, Concur. (Preferred) Background Check

Background check and fingerprinting will be required. Policy Statement

How to Apply:
An online application is required for each position to apply.The University of California, Merced is aware that some web-based application processes may be cumbersome for differently abled applicants. Where appropriate, alternative accommodations will be provided. For applicants with disabilities who need additional assistance using TAM, or reasonable accommodations during the interview or search process, please contact Equal Employment Opportunity:
The University of California, Merced is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, pregnancy, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or other protected categories covered by the UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy. UC Merced intentionally promotes and maintains a discrimination- and harassment-free workplace by demonstrating it neither condones nor tolerates employment practices that discriminate against or harass any person or specific group of persons on the basis listed above. We seek candidates who will support our vision to cultivate a vibrant, equity-minded, inclusive excellence university community. When applying to UC Merced, we strongly encourage you to reflect on our Principles of Community and our 2021 strategic plan. Vaccination Program Policy: As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is 14 days after their first date of employment. Smoke and Tobacco Free Policy:
The University of California, Merced is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at E-Verify:
All employers who receive Federal contracts and grants are required to comply with E-Verify, an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). E-Verify electronically verifies employment eligibility by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to records in the DHS and SSA databases. Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UC Merced to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check. Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule:
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University of California visit: Employee Referral Program

This position is eligible for the UC Merced Employee Referral Program (ERP). If you were referred by a UC Merced employee, please identify that employee by name in your application as follows: Step 5 of 7 Referrals How did you hear about the job? (select) "other" Additional information? (select) "other" Specific Referral Source? (write in) first and last name of referring employee Referring employee MUST be named on application for eligibility.

Keywords: University of California, Merced , Financial Systems Support Analyst 2, Accounting, Auditing , Merced, California

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