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University of California Office of the President
United States, California, Oakland
1111 Franklin Street (Show on map)
March 21, 2023

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At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good.

The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the headquarters to the 10 campuses, six academic medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world.


The UCOP Budget and Finance Office provides strategic support in financial planning, policy analysis and fiscal administration to UCOP. UCOP Budget and Finance Office provides analyses of policies and programs, assists in the determination of UCOP's financial priorities and develops strategies designed to achieve these priorities. The team partners with departments to align UCOP's resources with its strategic needs and goals, and delivers insightful financial analysis and forecasting to support UCOP leadership to make effective and strategic funding, financial and operational decisions.


The Business Systems Analyst will support the UCOP Planning and Budgeting System (PBS) (Oracle EPBCS) and associated integrations with other systems, used for the preparation of and reporting on the annual budget, and quarterly forecasts. The role assists the Business Systems Manager in planning, implementing and testing enhancements and upgrades to the system, in consultation with stakeholders across UCOP. The position supports Budget and Finance staff, along with end users, in understanding how to use the system, and ensuring data within the system is accurate.Please jote this is a hybrid position.



System Administration: This includes data load, system integration, system functionalities and data flow validation and issue resolution, dimension hierarchy and attribute maintenance, data reconciliation and reports automation, user access set-up, training and support.


System Enhancement: Assist in developing enhancement requirements, testing scrips, validating the enhancement and maintaining the system documentation up-to date and communicating the changes to the end users.


Data Analysis and Data Governance: Review and validate data flows within EPBCS (PBS) and between various Source and Target systems EPBCS. Prepare and facilitate monthly Budget Actual variance analysis. Maintain the dimension hierarchies and mappings and reconcile data between different structural roll-ups. Research and resolve data discrepancies


User Training and Support: Develop and deliver Quarterly User Training (PBS and Oracle SmartView) Set up and maintain user access and automated reports scheduling and distribution list. Respond to user inquires on system functionalities and data issues.


Reporting and Audit Response: Assist in preparing Reports for the Quarterly Regents' Meetings, the Annual Permanent Budget and the Staffing Reports and responding to any internal or external budget and financial data inquires.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced level in Excel and knowledge of SQL, Database, dimension hierarchy, data mapping maintenance and reports creation
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • Ability to research, analyze and interpret budget and financial data.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple time-sensitive and detail oriented tasks simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of financial policies, practices and systems, along with an understanding of accounting guidelines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships and demonstrated experience in a customer service environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Oracle ERP Applications such as Oracle Financials, Oracle EPBCS (and SmartView) and Oracle EDMCS
  • Experience with technical document, business requirement development, system testing and user training.
  • Familiarity with UC budget and accounting practices and/or fund based accounting in other non-profit setting strongly preferred.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and a minimum of at least 3-5 years of relevant experience and / or equivalent experience / training

Special Conditions

  • Must pass a background check.


Salary: The recommended hiring range is $90,000.00 to $105,000.00. Commensurate with experience.

Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:


This position may be eligible for a on site, hybrid, or remote within California work arrangement. The employee may be required to report to work onsite in Oakland, CA on a regular schedule.


Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.


The first review date for this job is November 21, 2022. The position will be open until filled.


Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position.

Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014.

August 2021 Update: The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral.


The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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