Job Description

Payroll Title:
RSCH ADM 3
Department:
CANCER CENTER
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Remote
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
12
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#115272 Financial Analyst/Fund Manager Post-Award - Remote

Extended Deadline: Mon 8/15/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

Changes have been made to the description and qualifications for this position as of 4/21/22.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/23/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/01/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Candidates hired into this position may have the ability to work remotely.

DESCRIPTION

The Moores Cancer Center (MCC) is one of just 52 in the United States to hold a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. This designation is reserved for cancer centers with the highest achievements in cancer research, clinical care, education, and community contributions. As such, it ranks MCC among the top centers in the nation. MCC strives to stay at the forefront of emerging cancer research in a patient centric environment.

MCC's mission is to transform cancer care in our area and beyond by driving exceptional scientific discoveries, innovations in interception, care, and training. MCC will make a global impact on improving health by reducing cancer burden through accelerated discovery and translation, compassionate and interdisciplinary care, education and community engagement, with the foundation of our core values - Excellence, Innovation and Risk-Taking, Collaboration, Diversity and Service.

Under the general supervision of the Director of Research Finance, this position is responsible for providing comprehensive financial analysis for a portfolio Cancer Center funded faculty. This position will directly interface with faculty and other administrators across campus to support the research mission of the Cancer Center. This position will involve learning multiple UCSD systems and best practices, especially with the post award financial focus of the department's research operation.

The focus for this position will be to ensure that the post-award work within the department is completely supported, and this will involve in depth knowledge of the contract and grant award process, working with central offices to maintain all aspects of the research funding, partnering with faculty to assign appropriate costs to the research funding, as well as ensuring that all financial reporting is completed accurately and on time. This position also endeavors to work on regular financial reporting for faculty as well as ensuring allowable costs are only assigned to research funds.

The focus of this position is post-award, and there might be a small component of pre-award activity to retain relevance in all aspects of research administration.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.

  • Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment. Experience in contract and grant proposal formats, preparation, submission and administration, as well as federal, state and private granting agency regulations.

  • Ability to understand and interpret complex general policy guidelines, making independent decisions and initiating action.

  • Ability to manage significant volume of transactions. Ability to thrive in a busy, high-volume, and deadline driven work environment that requires coordination of multiple activities and the judgment and flexibility to reprioritize to accommodate various requests.

  • Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.

  • Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.

  • Ability to perform moderately complex financial analysis and customized reporting. Demonstrated experience and/or ability to quickly comprehend Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and financial planning and analysis.

  • Working knowledge of accounting principles, business math and bookkeeping for budget planning and cost analysis. Experience with reconciling discrepancies and audit procedures.

  • Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting. Demonstrated experience with the applications of principles and practices of financial management, fiscal planning and analysis.

  • In depth knowledge of federal, state, and private agency contract and grant regulations and requirements from proposal preparation through close out; including but not limited to cost accounting standards.

  • Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.

  • Proven ability to analyze complex financial issues, recognize potential impact, identify creative and alternative solutions; make and implement recommendations. Demonstrated problem-solving skills and with ability to exercise discretion.

  • Demonstrated experience in principles and practices of fund accounting, cost analysis and audit procedures.

  • Ability to analyze and prepare budgets, to identify spending patterns and project future expenditures. Skill in projecting salary, benefit and indirect costs, with knowledge of payroll and personnel regulations impacting such costs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Oracle, Kuali and/or UCPath.
  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures regarding purchasing, returned goods, travel, disbursement, inventory, and ability to work collaboratively with contacts involved in these processes.
  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures relating to contract and grants; and accounting. Ability to independently interpret, analyze, and implement appropriate policies in a given situation.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Must be able to work various hours based on business needs.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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