Job Requisition Number: 23704. The University of California Police Department provides a full range of law enforcement services in support of the academic and public service missions of the University of California, serving a diverse community of more than 35,000 students and 14,000 faculty & staff in the vibrant City of Berkeley, at the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to the traditional role of a police department we also carry out a variety of proactive educational, outreach and crime prevention programs. We pride ourselves in a professional and high-quality delivery of service, which we provide with sensitivity to the unique concerns of the University community.
At the Berkeley campus, we employ approximately 57 sworn peace officers, 45 full time civilian employees and 50 part-time students. We are interested in ethical, intelligent, creative and motivated candidates who possess the desire and talent required to address the unique challenges of our urban campus environment. We offer a wide variety of assignments and a public service experience unlike any other agency.
The Business Services Unit is primarily responsible for the administration of the Police Department Budget ($20M+ annually). This includes managing the business and accounting functions of the department.
This position involves the processing and servicing of a variety of operational, personnel, and financial transactions such as cashiering, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and collections. Additional tasks will include data collection and analysis, process review and control, customer service and performance reporting.
As the manager of the BSU support staff, this position is responsible for providing daily direction to two employees.The BSU Manager will be responsible for completing the above tasks either personally or through direct supervision of the Blank Assistant 3s in the Business Services Unit.
Responsibilities include: ?Administers the proper and timely processing of financial transactions for the department including payables, receivables, cashiering, expense reimbursements and categorization of financial transactions. This is accomplished by ensuring the proper staffing of the department through the selection and hiring of administrative support staff. In addition, on a day-to-day basis, the manager will ensure the proper training, establishing of priorities and guide decision making by their support staff. The Manager will also complete journal entries, assist in various processing calculations and project accounting. ?Interprets and applies University financial policies, accounting policies and general business best practices to departmental activity. From time to time, it will be necessary to develop, recommend and implement best practices and procedures related to the control and recording of financial information consistent with University policies. ?Ensures compliance with federal and state requirements and ensures the accuracy of financial data through regular account reconciliations, spot audits and overall financial review and tracking. ?Meets financial reporting requirements for University and government financial entities through the completion of audits and the maintenance of databases such as the fixed asset and purchasing cards. ?Provides logistical support to patrol operations during demonstrations or times of emergencies. This may require unusual and unpredictable time spent at work beyond normal work hours. ?Serve as back up for the reporting positions to ensure minimal interruption to operations.?Intermediate to advanced knowledge of financial and accounting concepts, policies and procedures, as well as related accounting and regulatory compliance requirements. ?Ability to quickly obtain knowledge and application of campus and system-wide financial processes and procedures. ?Possess intermediate to advanced skills using Microsoft Office and common desktop/web applications. ?Position requires strong inter-personal skills and ability to work effectively across all levels of the operation. ?Skills must include a strong service orientation, ability to multi-task effectively in a varied environment, exhibit sound judgment and decision-making, critical thinking, creative problem solving, and effective verbal and written communication skills. ?Intermediate skills in financial analysis and presentation. May require skills in project management, leadership, and process re-design. ?Leadership and supervisory skills to provide guidance, coaching and mentoring to professional and support staff. ?Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Education/Training: ?Bachelor?s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.