The incumbent is responsible for providing the full spectrum of post-award services to a defined group of faculty. The Senior Financial Analyst serves as the faculty’s single point of contact for research administration and ensures faculty are provided with proactive, quality, efficient, responsive, and responsible post-award research administration services through applying effective interpersonal skills and available technology.
The incumbent’s scope of responsibilities will include multiple complex funding instruments, such as large, multi-year program project grants, government contracts, training grants and clinical trials. The incumbent will mentor or supervise other administrative staff.
The incumbent will work with the Division Administrator and Financial Assistant(s) to facilitate and expedite the long-term and day-to-day technical needs of the division by managing the research accounts for the Divisions of Infectious Diseases (ID) and Occupational and Environmental Medicine (Occ Med) and Dr. Kerlikowske, and promoting the administrative goals of the division and maintaining compliance within the division. Perform other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree 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 in an academic medical center.
• Demonstrated computer proficiency in PC operating environment and expert with Excel.
• Demonstrated understanding of the concepts of internal controls and the methods of evaluating internal control systems.
• Demonstrated exceptional planning, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting policies and procedures.
• Excellent financial skills with a thorough knowledge of fund accounting principles, cost accounting standards, fund-specific restrictions of sponsor agencies, and university policies regarding a wide range of financial transactions. Demonstrated advanced skills in pre and post-award research administration, policies and procedures for federal, state and private grant mechanisms.
• Ability to prepare and present complex quantitative analyses, including financial projections and budgets is desired.
• Thorough knowledge of clinical research administration and corporate-sponsored research and gift administration.
• Independent and critical thinking paired with strong skills in team work and use of judgment in determining priorities and what decisions need to be moved to a higher level; work under deadlines, and manage multiple tasks at once.
• Ability to prioritize, act independently, work under deadlines, and manage multiple tasks at once.
• Excellent judgment and superb interpersonal skills (both verbal and written) to operate effectively in a diverse, fast-paced and changing environment.
• Strong work ethic.
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.
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; dust, fumes or gases; differentiate color; use protective equipment.
• Experience in managing large and complex sponsored fund projects.
• Experience in managing State and City funded contracts.
• Experience with NIH Program Project management and/or Center Grant Management.
• Familiarity with campus and university on-line systems, federal and staff funding agency requirements, campus internal audit rules and regulations, the campus business and finance bulletin, and campus expenditure rules and regulations.
• Demonstrated proficiency in financial management utilizing UCSF’s financial and research administration systems (Weblinks & RAS) and Excel.
• Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply policies and regulations as they relate to CAS A-21 guidelines, UCSF and individual agency policies and procedures.
University of California San Francisco - 17 months ago