Overview

Job Location:
UT MAIN CAMPUS

Job Posting Title:

Financial Analyst

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Hiring Department:

College of Liberal Arts

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Position Open To:

All Applicants

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Weekly Scheduled Hours:

40

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FLSA Status:

Exempt

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Earliest Start Date:

Immediately

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Position Duration:

Expected to Continue

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Location:

UT MAIN CAMPUS

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Job Details:

General Notes

What benefits do I receive with UT?  The university offers an impressive benefits package. For more details on benefits, please see: https://hr.utexas.edu/prospective/benefits and https://hr.utexas.edu/current/services/my-total-rewards

This position is eligible for a hybrid Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA) (on-campus and remote work). FWA arrangements are subject to manager approval and may shift due to changes in business needs.  The remote location must have a reliable internet connection to support working remotely. UT policies on Flexible Work Arrangements are available at https://hr.utexas.edu/current/fwa.

For more information about the College of Liberal Arts, please visit: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/

Our college seeks to build a supportive, growth-minded community and cultivate outstanding and courageous leaders. For more information on the college staff leadership academy, please visit: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/resources-for-faculty-staff/staff-leadership-academy/

For more information on college staff professional development, please visit:

https://wikis.utexas.edu/display/larc/Staff+Professional+Development+Fund

Responsibilities

  • Assist and respond to financial inquiries from College and various University offices. This includes ad hoc reporting and analysis in support of College departments, administrative offices, centers, programs, and institutes.

  • Assist with financial transactions in Workday; supporting costing allocations; reviewing transactions; cost center management duties.

  • Assist with the development of the annual operating budget for all fund types as needed.

  • Make recommendations for the development of finance-related policies and procedures for Liberal Arts financial operations.

  • Provide financial onboarding training to newly hired faculty and staff as needed.

  • Reconciliation of wide range of College accounts.

  • Regularly receive, track, and respond to financial inquiries made to the College Finance office through a shared messaging system.

  • Review, record, and verify transactions for all fund types. Transactions include but are not limited to transfers, purchase orders, pro-card vouchers, cash/check deposits, travel authorizations, travel reimbursements, and scholarship documents.

  • Other related duties and functions as assigned and based on the evolving needs of the College.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration. Five years of progressively responsible experience in finance or accounting with experience in planning, forecasting and financial analysis. Experience working in a financial office with a multitude of constituents. Excellent communication skills, especially when conveying financial information. Ability to work as member of a large and complex team; proven track record of providing exceptional, consistent, and reliable customer service in a financial capacity. Extensive data analysis experience, Workday experience, and proficiency in Excel. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. 

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

More than five years’ experience in progressively responsible finance or accounting within a large R1 university setting. Experience supporting the financial operations of a large school or college with multi-million dollar budgets. Experience working with FileMaker Pro, Cognos Upfront, FRMS, BUD, VIP Direct, and other UT systems.

Salary Range

$50,000 + depending on qualifications

Working Conditions

  • Work in typical office environment

  • Repetitive use of keyboard at a workstation

  • May require additional work hours during peak periods.

  • Austin-area base is required with a blend of in-person work and remote work. 

Required Materials

  • Resume/CV

  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor

  • Letter of interest

Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded.  Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.

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Employment Eligibility:

Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.

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Retirement Plan Eligibility:

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

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Background Checks:

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

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Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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Pay Transparency:

The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Employment Eligibility Verification:

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form.  You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States.  Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment.  Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.

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E-Verify:

The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:

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Compliance:

Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.

The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2021 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.