ANALYST

Employer
University of Washington Bothell
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 27, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Institutional Research & Planning, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
ANALYST

Req #: 193809 Department: UW BOTHELL: INSTITUTIONAL PLANNING AND BUDGET Job Location: UW Bothell Posting Date: 07/27/2021 Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience Shift: First Shift Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

Although open until filled, priority application date is August 17, 2021. As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.
Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region, the University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. The campus is committed to increasing access to an excellent UW education and preparing students to be leaders throughout Washington and beyond.

UW Bothell provides students a participatory, cross-disciplinary experience grounded in hands-on learning, community-based research, close relationships with faculty as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success.

The campus offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degrees. Current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, more than 40% are first-generation college attendees, and more than half are students of color.

The University values hiring faculty and staff who have demonstrated experience and ability to work successfully with diverse student populations and who can contribute to a campus culture that promotes equity among colleagues.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at UW Bothell. Our work begins with the acceptance and celebration of the differences that are represented through the many diverse and minoritized communities on our campus and in the surrounding community. We recognize that we are bound together in a collective experience and that our actions impact all in our community. When we focus on the lives of the most marginalized groups among us, we also create conditions of equity, justice and academic excellence for everyone.

The three priorities of the University’s current Strategic Plan - Increasing Access, Achieving Excellence are to: strengthen diversity and equity, enhance community and campus engagement, and advance cross-disciplinary teaching and scholarship.

In addition to having award winning faculty and staff, UW Bothell has been recognized for innovations in academic programming and support services designed to help students graduate on time and debt-free. It has also earned both recognition and awards for its work in the area of environmental sustainability.

The University of Washington - Bothell has an outstanding opportunity for an Analyst.

The Analyst will provide expertise and support to UW Bothell leadership and staff to successfully navigate the financial landscape. The position will collaborate with the IPB team to address budget and fiscal needs in relation to the campus operating budgets. Perform complex technical financial forecasting and reporting as well as regularly support dean, school administrators, unit managers, and other fiscal staff to create business plans, review unit budgets, answer questions, and provide analytical support and training.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Institutional & Unit-level Analyses & Reports:

• Perform complex fiscal analysis in support of institutional and School/Unit financial reporting, revenue modeling & projections and analysis related to short-term and long-term institutional planning.
• Provide analyses and recommendations to support the institutional and School/Unit objectives and business practices through ad hoc project requests in a detailed and timely manner.
• Provide support of wide-ranging ad hoc requests received by the IPB office. Including short-term and long-term analysis to support institution and School/Unit level requests focused on budget and financial operations.
• Independently source and validate financial, HR/payroll and budget data. Responsible for independent troubleshooting of data solutions and pursuing reliable data systems and solutions to support analysis.

School & Divisional Direct Support & Consultation:

• Research best practices for budget development and management, recommend and implement as requested.
• Provide analytical support to leadership, faculty and staff on budgetary resources.
• Regularly meet with stakeholders to review budget best practices and assist with short and long-term financial planning, at both the unit and divisional levels.
• Review Schools’ annual hiring plans for faculty and staff, annual spending plans, new program proposals, etc.
• Develop or coordinate, and provide training for Deans, Administrators and Unit Manager and Fiscal Staff on creating and monitoring budgets, use of tools, and systems.

Budget & Financial Management & Oversight:

• Develop timelines and combine department budgets into UW Bothell's Operating and Capital Budget.
• Perform a key role in the annual campus-wide and School/Unit budget planning and implementation process and in short-term and long-term institutional and unit planning processes. These include creating budget models, allocation of School/Unit and institutional funds.
• Execute budget transfers, journal vouchers, and other transactional work of the office.

Policy & Process Development:

• Create budget policies and procedures consistent with recognized best practices.
• Draft proposals for new campus-wide policies relating to finance or planning; train and educate campus stakeholders on new policies, their implications, and how to comply.

Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field.
• At least 4 years' related experience in building complex and/or large financial models through Excel or other database systems.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
• Training skills, one-to-one, small and large groups on a variety of topics from general to highly specific.
• Ability to obtain, analyze, interpret data and prepare reports.
• Basic to Intermediate knowledge of common Enterprise Data Warehouse navigation and structure. Experiencing in direct sourcing of data from SQL server and EDW system.
• Expertise with Microsoft 365 suite.
• Ability to create PowerPoint and other graphic presentations.
• Experience in business plan development and analysis.
• Knowledge of common accounting principles, terminology and processes.
• Ability to work with a wide range of people at all levels demonstrating openness, flexibility and interpersonal skills.
• Proactive, creative, and efficient problem solver in ambiguous and fluid situations.
• Results-driven with high level of initiative, analytic capability and accountability.
• Demonstrated experience working with users to identify information systems and reporting needs, identifying potential solutions.
• Excellent verbal and written communication, including presentations
• Strong problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work independently and in teams.
• Ability to work with a diverse constituency including students, faculty and staff.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE

• Higher education Experience.
• Intermediate to Advanced Tableau or other visual presentation skills for financial information.
• MBA.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .



Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability , and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu .

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.1 , employees of higher education and healthcare institutions must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than October 18, 2021 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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