Divisional Senior Award Accountant - 121745
#121745 Divisional Senior Award AccountantExtended Deadline: Tue 4/11/2023
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This position will remain open until filled.
This position offers a hybrid work arrangement, which includes a combination of onsite and remote work.
Incumbent serves as a Divisional Lead Award Accountant within Sponsored Projects Finance ---a division of Business and Financial Services (BFS). This position serves as subject matter expert and provides vital back-up coverage to divisional Award Accountants for complex awards to include cash and financial management accounting, financial reporting and post-award administration. Incumbent provides full support to campus research departments and Principal Investigators with responsibilities that include regulatory compliance ensuring all applicable government and private regulations are met during the executed award period. In addition, this position will provide lead and backup coverage for all VC areas.
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This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at UC San Diego. Recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, our culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Best practices and best people at the best place to work! Our candidates come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our organization thrive!
Our organizational core values (People First, Innovation, Integrity, Excellence, Accountability) define the culture at Business & Financial Services and push us to be our best. We’re excited to grow our team and learn from people that want to make a difference. If you love what you do and comfortable with designing for the future, we encourage you to consider joining our progressive organization. We recognize that candidates come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of the job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is the key to innovation and excellence. To do great, we have to be great. Our organization places particular emphasis on equity, diversity, and inclusion incorporating exit interview feedback to enhance retention efforts and advance issues affecting the overall staff experience. If you're a team player with bold ideas and execution, now is the right time to connect!
You are encouraged to review additional information about our organization:
Sponsored Projects Finance (SPF)
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce. This position is also eligible for full:
1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance 2) Vacation/Holidays
3) Life Insurance 4) UC Retirement Plan
NOTE: Salary placement is determined by the top candidate’s overall qualifications/relevant experience, market data and internal equity. For an approximate value of the UC Total Compensation package, please click here.
Extensive knowledge of program administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Advanced knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft suite of applications.
Strong organization, interpersonal and customer service skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Maintains knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply sponsor, institutional and departmental policies. Knowledge of current compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles. Uses advanced accounting concepts and organizational objectives to resolve highly complex issues.
Experience with all types of award mechanisms, including grants, contracts, subcontracts, and cooperative agreements. Experience in post award management or equivalent experience in higher education/similar setting. Advanced knowledge in post award financial management process on highly complex award mechanisms.
Full knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, Code of Federal Regulations, sponsor-specific policies, intellectual property policy, conflict of interest requirements, publication rights, application of indirect cost rates and other complex concepts in research administration. Expert knowledge in OMB circulars such as Uniform Guidance, A-21, A110 and principles of cost accounting standards, including allowability, allocability, and reasonableness, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Proven comprehensive knowledge of contracts and grants post award administration, especially relating to effort reporting, cost transfers, and cost sharing.
Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or other related fields and a minimum of three (3) years relevant experience; or a combination of education and experience.
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $63,400 - $142,800 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $30.36 - $68.39
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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Job Reference #: 121745