Financial Analyst/Fund Manager - Pre-Award - 117444
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#117444 Financial Analyst/Fund Manager - Pre-AwardExtended Deadline: Mon 8/22/2022
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This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
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Candidates hired into this position can work remotely, onsite, or hybrid.
This position will be hired at the Research Administrator 2 or Research Administrator 3 level depending on the experience of the selected candidate.
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, this position is responsible for providing comprehensive financial analysis and pre-award grant submission support for multiple faculty submitting applications through the Moores Cancer Center. This position will directly interface with faculty across UCSD to ensure success with the research mission of the Cancer Center.
This position will involve learning multiple UCSD systems and best practices, all while focusing on preparing and submitting research grant applications.
While the focus of this position is to sustain the success of the department's pre-award mission, there can be additional responsibilities assigned on the post-award financial area of research administration to ensure that the incumbent is familiar with all parts of the research administration process. This can include partnering with central offices, working with faculty on assigning allowable costs, and also ensuring that financial reports are accurately and compliant with sponsor terms and conditions.
Six (6) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus two (2) years of related experience/training.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines. Demonstrated ability to understand and interpret complex general policy guidelines, making independent decisions and initiating action.
Knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Ability to manage a high 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.
Ability to perform moderately complex financial analysis and customized reporting. Demonstrated and/or ability to quickly comprehend GAAP, and financial planning and analysis.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization; communication skills; and a customer service focus.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Demonstrated 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.
Demonstrated working knowledge of accounting principles, business math and bookkeeping for budget planning and cost analysis. Experience with reconciling discrepancies and audit procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to effectively work as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues, and to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Ability and willingness to foster the best possible working and learning environment, strive to maintain a climate of fairness, cooperation, and professionalism.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Demonstrated knowledge of University policies and procedures relating to contract and grants, and accounting.
Demonstrated experience in contract and grant proposal formats, preparation, submission and administration, as well as federal, state and private granting agency regulations.
Experience with Oracle, Kuali and/or UCPath.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Must be able to work various hours and locations 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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