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Reporting to the Division Business Office (DBO), the Division of Biological Sciences (DoBS) Data and Financial Analyst will use skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and organizational policies and procedures to resolve a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways. The incumbent will implement and administer data-based systems, and manage and develop data practices to support diverse divisional needs for data and reports. This includes determining needs and building, customizing, and enhancing reporting from new and existing campus systems, including UC Path Oracle, Kuali and SIS utlizing tools such as the activity hubs, cognos and tableau.
Provide strategic planning, resource management, and reporting tools for DoBS Dean's Office and Business Office administrative units (Student Instructional Services, Fiscal, Academic Personnel & Human Resources, Computing Services, Shops, and Safety). Compile information from multiple data sources and formats to produce customized and standard reports, statistical analyses, and graphical representations of data to meet business operational needs. Produce reports utlizing blended data, dashboards, and other data analysis tools for policy and operational requirements based on an analysis of existing data and sources, and an evaluation of the needs of and impact to different units/leadership. Partner with DoBS leadership, managers, and staff in the development, testing, and implementation of ad hoc reports and reporting tools. The incumbent will also collaborate and participate with Campus Units developing campus-wide standardized reports and tools.
Partner with the DoBS Dean's office, CFO, and Core Operations Analyst to provide and analyze financial reports for compliance with federal, state, and UC regulations. Synthesize data, prepare formal and informal presentations, reports, and statistical analyses using spreadsheets, charts, and other graphical displays that summarize complex concepts in ways that are understandable to various audiences. Provide analysis and reports to the Dean, Associate Deans, Assistant Dean, and senior management within various units including financial, personnel and academics to facilitate the strategic planning efforts.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Graduation from college with a major in business administration, economics, statistics, educational administration, computer science or an allied field and two (2) years of experience in administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong analytical and data modeling background and skill in statistical and mathematical operations. General knowledge in data collection and analysis techniques, statistics or social science research techniques. Solid knowledge of common computer application programs.
Excellent skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals and analyses. Skill in independently researching, compiling, organizing, interpreting and selecting data and materials from various sources.
Demonstrated report development capabilities using Cognos and other Business Intelligence Reporting tools.
Proven ability to download, merge, manipulate, analyze and report on large amounts of complex data from various campus and departmental sources. Ability to design and generate reports using spreadsheets, pivot tables and statistical tools.
Thorough knowledge of databases and database design and management. Demonstrated experience in SQL, Access, and Excel.
Substantial experience developing and maintaining database systems using appropriate software applications in order to conduct data analytics (e.g. perform statistical sampling, data mining, statistical analyses, correlational studies, etc.) and provide summarization of data reports and make recommendations.
Familiarity in projecting salary, benefits, accruals, and indirect costs with knowledge of payroll and personnel regulations including the impact of salaries, merits, range adjustments, social security cap and accompanied benefit costs and leaves where applicable.
Strong budgetary management skills with ability to analyze financial operating data to determine costs, remain within budget and ensure cost-effectiveness
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