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Senior Analyst, Contract & Finance


Salt Lake City, UT, United States


May 31, 2024



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Provides support for all non-procurement contracts and agreements entered into by UTA with other parties. Performs full range professional duties involved in tracking, monitoring, analyzing, and administering of contractual and other agreements between UTA and other entities and external stakeholders in non-procurement agreements. Approves invoices to ensure contractual terms and conditions are followed and in compliance with agreements. Serves as subject matter expert to management at all levels on matters pertaining to non-procurement agreements, including interlocal agreements and other arrangements with local governments, educational institutions and other parties where formal procurement agreements are not required. Also provides support for financial analysis and budgeting for contracts and other financial matters as required by Budget & Financial Strategy organization.


Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or other related discipline. Background in contract management, financial analysis and data analysis preferred. Extensive coursework and/or experience in principles and practices of contract administration and financial analysis. Graduate training and/or degree in finance and contract administration preferred.
Five years with demonstrated progressive competence in contract management or other procurement work experience. Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis, including budgeting.
  • Advanced knowledge of contractual law and applicable federal and state procurement laws and procedures, as noted above.
  • In-depth knowledge of various types of contracts, contract procedures, terms and conditions, and contractual documents.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply financial and business best practices.
  • JD Edwards or other ERP systems experience preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred
  • Contract negotiation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Strong organizational and follow-up.
  • Multi-tasking.
  • Project management.
  • Proactive problem-solving.
  • Manage heavy workloads with tight deadlines while under minimal supervision.
  • Effectively communicate, orally and in writing, in a professional manner with UTA senior management/staff, outside organizations, and interested parties.
  • Lead and facilitate large groups or committees.
  • Understand and interpret contracts.
  • Pay close attention to details.
  • Research and analyze financial and other information.
  • Apply strong ethics and integrity with perceived fairness, tolerance, honesty, and consistency in following policies and procedures.
This job requires regular and predictable attendance.
This position requires an initial as well as an annual credit check.
- OR -
An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
[UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]
UTA’s benefits package for full-time administrative employees includes:
  • Health, dental, vision, life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance (eligible after 30 days of employment), with Flexible Spending and Dependent Care accounts. Choice between Traditional Co-Pay or High Deductible Health Plans for medical coverage. HSA with company match available to employees enrolled in the HDHP. Benefit plans include coverage for domestic partners (eligibility affidavit required for coverage).
  • Onsite Health and Wellness Clinics for medical care at no cost to employees, spouses, domestic partners, and dependent children.
  • 22 days of accrued paid time off (13 vacation days and 9 sick days), which increases with tenure at UTA.
  • 10 paid holidays and two paid (2) floating holidays per year.
  • Retirement options - Pension Plan with 5-year vesting schedule and 457 Contribution Plan, available for immediate contributions and company matching.
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for higher education, available for any higher education degree (bachelor, master, or PHD). Course of study must be approved prior to enrollment.
  • Training, development, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Paid parental leave for birth, adoption, and child placement (after 12 months of employment).
  • Free transit passes for employees, their spouses, and their dependent children.
  • Employee assistance program – includes counseling, legal services, financial planning, etc.
  • UTA Well – a comprehensive wellness program designed to support employees and dependents in their health and wellness goals.
  • Free on-site fitness facilities and discounted membership to VASA Fitness.
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Pay Range: Commensurate with experience.
If interested, apply before: open until filled

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