The University Development & Alumni Relations
The UCSF Foundation and the Office of University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) are responsible for fostering and strengthening the campus outreach efforts to UCSF constituents and for garnering private support for the campus. In raising private support, UDAR identifies, qualifies, solicits and stewards donors for the schools, departments and programs on campus and the UCSF Medical Center; for formal acceptance and administration of all private gifts to the university through The Regents or the UCSF Foundation; and for managing all alumni relations activities, campus support group activities and campus events. The UDAR office staffs the UCSF Foundation. The office is also responsible for the design and implementation of fundraising campaigns for UCSF. The combined expense budgets of the office, not including special events, are approximately $30 million which supports a staff of approximately 160 FTEs.
The Associate Director, Budget & Management Reporting reports directly to the Director of Financial Services & Administration. In this hands-on role, the Associate Director serves as senior analyst responsible for developing various financial models to perform long range forecasts impacting the campus-wide resource allocation plan for Development which incorporates Foundation and Campus funding sources. To ensure the management of expenses stay within budget, the Associate Director is responsible for the preparation of quarterly budget variance analysis reports including unit and development officer program budgets, developing and implementing a variety of analytical tools to track project and unit expenses, identify risks and opportunities to the budget, provide general analytical support and perform special projects as needed. In support of the Director’s role to assist the Executive Director in the implementation of Control Point responsibilities, the Associate Director will assist the Director with the development of administrative policy and the implementation of internal controls related to financial management and compliance duties. The Associate Director will have direct and indirect supervision of accounting and administrative staff and will be responsible for leading continual process improvement efforts. In the Director’s absence, the Associate Director will represent the Director of Financial Services & Administration.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
• Bachelor’s degree
• Eight years of demonstrated financial modeling and variance analysis experience, including revenue and expense, preferably in a large complex corporate or university setting
• Five years demonstrated enterprise-wide database experience for financial planning and management reporting, e.g., Hyperion, Essbase, Cognos or similar system
• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
• Accounting experience and basic familiarity with fund accounting; reconciliation of multiple funds including posting and or reviewing journal entries
• Demonstrated knowledge of financial modeling including understanding of activity-based costing, dashboards, metrics reporting, and driver-based forecasts
• Familiarity with PeopleSoft or other ERP software applications
• Critical thinking and problem solving skills regarding resolution of conflicting priorities and resources
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills preferably in large, matrix organizations
• Customer service orientation with ability to support and partner with various functions
Physical Demands: requires sitting; standing; walking; squatting; bending; reaching up to shoulder height; reaching above shoulder level; carrying/lifting 20 pounds; pushing/pulling 20 pounds; gripping/grasping, fine/gross finger manipulation; repetitive movements of upper and lower extremities; may be exposed to loud noises.
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.
• Graduate education preferably Master’s Degree in Business Administration
• Demonstrated supervision or project management skills
• Familiarity with Fund Accounting