This position is a financial analyst position at the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health within the SFGH Division of Ob/Gyn and Reproductive Sciences. The Bixby Center strives to develop preventive solutions to the most pressing domestic and international reproductive health problems, with a focus on the health, social, and economic consequences of sex and reproduction through research and training in contraception, family planning, and STIs prevention.
Under the direction of the Center’s Business Financial Director, this position is charged with overseeing all aspects of post award financial management for a portion of the Center’s $65 million annual portfolio, focused principally on the clinical fellowship, training and research components of the Center. The incumbent is independently responsible for integrated contract and financial management of a portfolio of funds and duties include: fund accounting, invoicing, ledger reconciliation, budget adjustments and coordination with the pre award function for the Center. . This position requires intensive interaction with Principal Investigators and program managers involved in the various research programs. The incumbent will also perform other duties as assigned.
• BA/BS with a major in a related field and four years of experience in administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Grant budget preparation.
• Knowledge of financial grant management systems (Weblinks, Peoplesoft or comparable) and post-award management of sponsored project funds.
• Very strong proven knowledge of MS Word.
• Very strong Excel skills required to review and create budgets and create projection workbooks.
• Ability to work well with a wide variety of people and an understanding of the practicalities of research project administration in the context of sponsored project and financial management.
• Excellent working knowledge of policies and procedures for budgeting and managing grants.
• Analytical ability to understand and implement policies related to the management of contracts and grants, particularly those that apply to subcontracts or purchase orders with project partners.
• Ability to understand the terms and conditions of complex grants and contracts and apply them to financial management practices.
• Strong professional and communication skills to be able to collaborate with faculty and program management staff as well as financial administration. Proven track record documenting the ability to work independently with little direction or oversight.
• Must be comfortable working with research in reproductive health, including abortion related programs.
Physical Demands: requires sitting; standing; walking; squatting; bending; waist twisting; kneeling; climbing stairs; reaching up to shoulder height; reaching above shoulder level; carrying/lifting 20 pounds; pushing/pulling 20 pounds; gripping/grasping, fine/gross finger manipulation; repetitive movements of upper and lower extremities; may be exposed to loud noises; latex, differentiate color.
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.
• Excellent working knowledge of UCSF policies and procedures for budgeting and managing grants, or similar knowledge from a comparable institution.