Financial Administrator
University of California San Francisco 60 reviews - San Francisco, CA

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The Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases

The Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (IND) at UCSF is pursuing a cutting-edge blend of basic science and clinical medicine to provide outstanding care to those suffering from neurodegenerative diseases. The IND is poised to make serious contributions to this struggle at the frontier of neuroscience and medicine. The mission of the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases is to discover causes and develop cures for these illnesses with an innovative program of basic research and clinical medicine.

Job Overview
Financial Administrator manage and oversee the Hunter’s Point Facility recharge account and all financial account for the IND; maintain up-to date tracking of expenditures for each fund; oversee the completion of monthly expense reconciliations of each fund; oversee the preparation and sign off of the verification checklist forms in accordance with SAS155 standards.

The position provides overall financial management for the complex government and private grants, contracts and discretionary funds totaling $13 million for the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (IND). This position requires high level understanding of UCSF financial systems, ensuring agency and campus policy compliance, project set-ups, production of regular financial reports, grants close outs and assisting with the preparation of financial status reports. This involves multiple interactions with the Administrative Manager, Research Management Services RSA’s, and Principal Investigators in order to ensure that expenditures comply with agency guidelines and with department policies and procedures.

About UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications
• BA/BS with a major in a related field and three years of relevant work experience in administrative analysis and accounting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint); Advanced Excel skills
• Accounting background with the ability to provide fund status reports, to balance and reconcile accounts and to develop budgets
• Demonstrated ability to oversee and manage financial accounts with expertise in fund accounting, financial analysis, forecasting and budget and finance report development
• Ability to troubleshoot, prioritize work, resolve contract and grant issues
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent judgment and the ability to work independently
• Excellent organizational, communication and customer service skills
• Ability to use discretion and tact when dealing with confidential or sensitive matters
• Excellent oral and written communications skills

Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with UC financial and administrative systems: Weblinks, Peoplesoft, knowledge of A-21, SAS 115, and UC Cost Accounting Standards
• Previous experience completing the SOM Consolidated Budget and preparing and submitting biennial recharge budgets
• Knowledge of federal, private and academic policies in the management; thorough knowledge of external guidelines and procedures such as NIH PHS398, PHS2590, PHS 416-1, PHS416-9 to review proposals as well as Federal A-21 and A-110 and SAS-112 guidelines to manage funds in a proper way
• Knowledge of UCSF Accounting/Controller and Purchasing/Material Management policies and procedures
• Knowledge of UCSF Office of Sponsored Research, Contracts and Grants, Research Management Services, and Conflicts of Interest Advisory committee

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