Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open To The Public
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
Open Until Filled
4200 Connecticut Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20008
Brief Description of Duties
The Financial Analyst will assist the Associate Vice President for
Financial Affairs in the University of the District of Columbia,
Office of the Chief Operating Officer in the handling of day-to-day
financial responsibilities. Incumbent is expected to perform most
assigned duties with a high degree of independence,
professionalism, initiative, and efficiency, exercising judgment
and attention to detail.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Responsible for transforming data into comprehensive reporting
for business management decision making.
- Responsible for monitoring and reporting of all expenditures
and revenue transactions for the University, ensuring compliance
with University, District, and federal laws; regulations; policies;
and operating agreements. Ensures that funds are efficiently
controlled and that fiduciary reports accurately reflect results of
- Researches and analyzes a variety of financial
documents/information, including fund balances, cash management,
revenues, expenditures, and cost projections in order to identify
discrepancies and provide direction and support, make
recommendations, and maximize the use of funds to ensure that
institutional operations are effective and efficient.
- Assists in the development of fiscal impact statements for all
resolutions coming before the Board of Trustees, examining
assessment criteria, financial benefits or risks, and availability
- Contributes to the preparation of financial briefings and
presentations for executive leadership, financial managers, and key
- Creates, maintains, revises and/or reformats daily, weekly,
monthly, and annual financial reports as required for submission to
supervisor. Designs and creates charts and graphs to illustrate
- Responsible for operational analysis with the ability to
incorporate best practices by assessing, revising, and/or
streamlining processes that optimize workflow and meet
cross-functional business goals to ensure the successful delivery
of service to all stakeholders.
- Ensures that statutory requirements to control funds in
accordance with applicable legislation are properly executed.
Advises administrators, faculty and staff on policies and
procedures relating to the budget, purchasing, and accounting and
meets with them as designated. Maintains budgetary controls on
expenditures prior to approving purchase requests.
- Develops and maintains program level and institutional level
performance metrics and presentations on program financial matters
for senior management.
- Coordinates with the Office of Sponsored Programs and the
Office of Title III on grant activity for inclusion in reports as
required. Coordinates with the Foundation on donor activity for
inclusion in reports are required. Coordinates with UDC Human
Resources on reconciling personnel reports to financial reports,
- Maintains knowledge and stays abreast of developments in the
areas of private grant funds, District of Columbia and federal
budget and finance as it relates to the university.
- Protects fiscal operations by keeping financial information
- Maintains technical knowledge by reviewing publications and
participating in workshops, seminars, and conferences as
- Maintains database by entering, verifying, and backing up data
Minimum Job Requirements
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree of Business, Business Administration,
Accounting, Budget & Finance or a related field required.
- At least three years of experience in a comparable position
- Higher education experience preferred.
- Intermediate or better knowledge of MS Excel. Intermediate
knowledge is defined as familiarity and competency in PivotTable
construction and manipulation, data validation, and more advanced
formula creation (IF-THEN, TRANSPOSE, VLOOKUP, etc.).
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union):
- Excellent communication (written and verbal), organizational,
and interpersonal skills.
- Highly competent in Microsoft Suite applications including
Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, Project, Visio, and
Access; also, strong general technical skills, including the
ability to prepare and interpret statistical and financial reports
and maintain administrative records.
- Demonstrated expertise in data visualization development.
Experience working in Microsoft Power BI or Tableau preferred.
- Experience with budget management and procurement.
- Familiarity with software systems such as Oracle PeopleSoft,
Ellucian Banner, etc.
- Evidence of success in interpreting, explaining, and presenting
financial data simply and effectively.
- Ability to explain/articulate organizational policies, rules,
regulations, and procedures.
- Ability to deal effectively with individuals and teams from
- Ability to effectively multi-task, problem-solve, work
independently, and perform effectively in a fast-paced environment
with tight deadlines.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and ethical standards,
employing discretion, tact and diplomacy.
This position is not
part of the collective bargaining unit.
Selectee will be eligible for health
and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be
covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s
retirement plan (TIAA).
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The District of Columbia
Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities,
matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination:
In accordance with the D.C.
Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section
2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived
actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation,
marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial
status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily
offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered
veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and
Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of
sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In
addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories
is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act
will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary
Applicants claiming veterans preference
must submit official proof at the time of application.
At this time, the University of the
District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.
H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical
A person applying for a position who
is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the
position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over
non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference
points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no
less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the
effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7
consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment.
Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year
period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Pursuant to the requirements of the
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill
this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to
notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than
five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute
occurring in the workplace.
Employment with the University of
the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory
background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory
background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the
University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse
to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or
review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based
on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume:
Resumes received outside the area of
consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given
consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive
consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For
the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job
applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC
application will be required.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.
All inquiries related to employment and
job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human
Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,
veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For
a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please