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University of California Office of the President
  • Position Number: 3526577
  • Location: Oakland, CA
  • Position Type: Business - Accounting


Location: OaklandFull Time
Job ID: 39844
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At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good.

The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the headquarters to the 10 campuses, six academic medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world. Learn more about the UC Office of the President


The Business Resource Center (BRC) aims to build a strong foundation for UCOP financial operations, allowing departments to focus on their core duties. Our goal is to standardize procedures and controls to ensure maximum service to departments, as well as efficient, controlled and compliant transaction processing for administrative functions. BRC staff strive to provide excellent service while demonstrating accountability to stakeholders, including the Regents and the public.


Applies professional tax and compliance concepts to tax assignments where analysis of data requires a review of a variety of factors and from multiple sources. Has internal and external contact on a regular basis. Review and creation of supplier sites within Oracle to ensure proper tax withholding's are implemented. Update and maintain suppliers w-9 and tax reporting compliance for 1099 and 1042 issuing. Coordinate with UC System-wide Payroll to create/change suppliers to receive death benefits, ensuring that the correct tax reporting settings are used. Create guest traveler supplier profiles to be exported to Concur for non-employee travel reimbursements



Reviews and establishes suppliers. Maintains supplier sites and tax reporting. Review all supplier documentation to ensure we have all the required and necessary backup to establish a supplier profile. Create/change the supplier in Oracle, ensuring that the correct tax reporting settings are used. Regularly review supplier procedures for process improvements and policy/regulatory compliance


Assists with the preparation of 1099's and 1042's for suppliers and contractors.


Provides analytical support for the accounts payable team regarding tax compliance. Coordinate with system-wide tax services to review foreign suppliers, ensuring that the correct tax reporting settings are used.


Assists in the editing and publishing of updates to document internal procedures as related to supplier site requirements and 1099 reporting. Manage third party review process to ensure that suppliers are screened to identify restricted suppliers (Visual Compliance is used by University of California Office of the President)


Researches tax issues utilizing and other tax research materials.

Required Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to perform tax research.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to make well thought out decisions.
  • Proficiency in oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects concurrently.
  • Working knowledge of IRS and California State Tax reporting requirements applicable to the returns / filings required to be filed by the University.
  • Proficiency in skills in the use of common office software such as Microsoft Word and Excel to prepare correspondence and spreadsheets.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of non-resident alien tax compliance systems and procedures.
  • Preferred: Knowledge of UC payroll system.

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years' experience OR the equivalent 6 years' related experience without a Bachelor's degree.


Salary: The recommended hiring range is $72,000 - $85,000. Commensurate with experience.

Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging



Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.


The position will be open until filled.


Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position. Background check process at UCOP

Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. UC Smoke & Tobacco Free Policy

August 2021 Update: The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral. UC COVID-19 Vaccine Policy


The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. EEO/AA Employer UC Nondiscrimination Policy

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