Job Details

Brandman University
  • Position Number: 2433292
  • Location: Irvine, CA
  • Position Type: Business and Financial Management

Tax and Grant Analyst

Please Note: Internal Employees, please use the Workday Dashboard career section to apply for the position.

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Exceptional Benefits

At the University of Massachusetts Global, we value the personal health and financial well-being of our employees. Our affordable and flexible benefits packages truly encompass our mission and values by giving our employees peace of mind to allow them to focus on their professional development and other important aspects in their lives. Our benefits include:

  • Variety of Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Wellness Programs (Physical and Mental Health Challenges, Campus Events)

  • Robust and comprehensive Retirement Plan (Basic, Supplemental, Roth options)

  • Employer matching and mandatory contribution by UMass Global

  • Tuition Remission (UMass Global and Chapman)

  • Professional development through online learning and training tools

  • Service/Recognition awards

  • Paid time off

    Responsible for assisting the Assistant Controller with various, multi-state tax filings and registrations related to Income and Sales Tax, and financial monitoring and reporting on specially-funded programs, including financial aid. This position will be responsible for performing analyses of revenue and expenditures, budget monitoring, and the documentation and monitoring of internal controls related to tax filings and grant activities.

    This position is currently remote but starting October 4, 2021 will be returning to the Irvine office.

    New employees are eligible to request a flexible work arrangement after one month of continuous service in good standing.

    Employees are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 before coming to the office unless they have a religious or medical exemption.


    Receive general direction from the Assistant Controller.
    • General Supervision indicates that the incumbent performs a variety of duties; some of which may be complex duties within established policy guidelines; and receives occasional supervision.



    • Coordinate and assist with the preparation, filing and tracking of multi-state business registrations and income and sales tax reporting for the university.

    • Assist with the preparation of and application for grant funding; develop and prepare the annual preliminary budgets for assigned special programs; monitor and control budget expenditures; prepare and maintain detailed and comprehensive reports, records, and files regarding special programs, ensuring all grant expenditures are reasonable, allocable and allowable according to federal, state, and agency regulations and guidelines.

    • Oversee the financial transactions of the Federal Student Financial Aid Program; monitors the cash balance for the Federal Aid Program and coordinates financial aid draws through G5; assures compliance with program laws, regulations, guidelines and contractual requirements; reconciles revenues, expenditures and year-end closing of programs.

    • Create, design and implement processes and procedures related to grant management and proposal development; keep records of grants; track university resources allocated to grants; provide mechanisms for audit verification and reconciliation.

    • Perform other duties, as assigned





    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or closely-related field, or equivalent work experience is required.
    • A minimum of four year's accounting experience with increasing responsibilities is required.
    • Experience in Higher Education accounting or financial functions is preferred.

    • Understanding of GAAP as it relates to accrual-based accounting is required.
    • Experience with Banner, Workday or other similar enterprise resource system is preferred.

    Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices and Software: PC with Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel); Zoom; Microsoft Teams; Skype

    Contact with Students: Never

    Contact with Faculty and/or Staff: Frequent

    Contact with Community and Vendors: Occasional


    Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Position may be required to work flexible hours particularly given campuses' extended hours of operation and may require occasional weekend and/or evening work. Applicants for this position are subject to a background check and a criminal history review.

    Please Note: Internal Employees, please use the Workday Dashboard career section to apply for the position.

    Equal Employment Opportunity -UMass Global is committed to providing an educational and work environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment in any form. UMass Global prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and/ related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.

    Reasonable Accommodation - UMass Global provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the recruitment department at

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