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UTRGV- Senior Financial Specialist 


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Senior Financial Specialist 

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst position in Edinburg, Texas. 

Scope of Job: To provide support for executive decision-making by conducting complex financial analyses and preparing and presenting reports in order to optimize resource allocation at the institution. Duties: Prepares periodic financial reports and responds to requests for information from local, state, and federal agencies and other external organizations as needed. Analyses financial accounting and performance data, summary reports, and specialized cost studies. Prepares long-term financial plans and reports to senior management. Examines historical and projected financial data to provide senior management with valuable data to use in financial decisions. Prepares financial feasibility studies and specialized reports summarizing financial activities. Prepares and coordinates budgets and budget forecasts for various areas. Interprets and ensures compliance with applicable rules, policies, and regulations and, as appropriate, recommends adjustments to policy and may also develop new policies. Participates in professional associations related to State government, higher education, and/or financial analysis and resource allocation. Coordinates and completes institutionally significant, complex projects assigned. Minimum Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration from an accredited University. Minimum Experience Required: Four (4) years of experience in finance or accounting with experience in planning, forecasting, and financial analysis. Special Skills, License/Certification: Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal, organizational, and multi-tasking skills. Ability to communicate data and other financial information to others with varying levels of knowledge about such matters. Must be task-oriented and possess demonstrated problem-solving skills, ability to effectively manage time, ability to communicate with all levels of management, must exhibit accuracy in all aspects of work, and be able to work successfully under time constraints. Work requires the application of considerable judgment in the interpretation of policy and the application of procedures, techniques, or practices to resolve work problems. Serious consequences may result from poor judgment. Must possess the ability to interpret and implement complex rules and regulations. 

Applicants should complete and submit their job application via https://careers. You can also mail your resume referencing Job Code SRGV7045 to Alberto Castillo after completing your application on the university careers website at 1201 W. University Dr., Edinburg, TX 78539. 

Note: These positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas 

Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer 

to obtain criminal history record information. 

UTRGV is an EEO/AA Employer

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