Financial Accountant, UC Santa Barbara Foundation

Financial Accountant
UC Santa Barbara Foundation (FNAD)

Summary of Job Details

As part of the accounting team of The UC Santa Barbara Foundation: Prepares quarterly trial balance and complete financial statements, and year-end closing adjustments as required. Prepares budgeted-to-actual results, comparisons and other managerial reports. For the successful completion of these reports, works with others to perform such action steps as: Reviews and records accurate cash contributions, non-contributions, and cash disbursements for the Foundation into Microsoft Dynamics. Performs necessary transaction review, and process control steps to assure accurate and timely processing of all web-based gifts and associated banking and credit card activity in accordance with audit requirements. Reconciles account activity in order to maintain accurate Foundation general ledger on Microsoft Dynamics, including preparation of adjusting entries. Accurately reconciles Foundation investment records to monthly reports of the UC Office of the Treasurer, and external investment managers and consultants. Reconciles to campus accounts payable ledgers, allocates to expense accounts, and prepares summary monthly report of all Foundation expenses. Successfully completes other similar action steps as necessary for the accurate, timely and complete production of the Foundation financial statements with full supporting documentation. Part of the team supporting the annual financial audit of the UC Santa Barbara Foundation by providing schedules as requested by the independent certified public accountants.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
  • 1-3 years’ Experience in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fund Accounting or related accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting function and assignments and ability to apply advanced accounting concepts to complete work assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing.
  • Working knowledge of financial transactions and systems, as well as related policy, accounting, and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Working knowledge of common desktop / web applications including Google Suite, Excel and Acrobat.
  • Knowledge of analytical procedures used in accounting projects of moderate scope.

Special Conditions of Employment

critical deadlines.

Budgeted Hourly Range:  $27.16 – $32.04 / hr.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. To review full job description and apply online please visit: Job # 65318.


Financial Accountant, UC Santa Barbara Foundation


Written by Janice Villarreal


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