Job Description

Payroll Title:
FINANCIAL ANL 4
Department:
CLINICAL TRANSLA RESEARCH INST
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Remote
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
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.

#116577 Lead Financial Analyst - Remote

Extended Deadline: Thu 7/7/2022

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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/25/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/03/2022. 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 Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) an organized research unit at UCSD, was established to provide education, training and infrastructure for clinical research in the San Diego area. It encompasses four hospital systems, two universities and four biomedical research organizations. It receives partial funding from a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the NIH, National Center for Advancing Translational Science. The ACTRI functions under the direction of Gary S. Firestein, M.D., Senior Associate Vice Chancellor UC San Diego Health Sciences.

Under general supervision of the Director of Finance, the Lead Financial Analyst provides financial management, administration, leadership and reporting for the ACTRI and clinical research administration (e.g. Office of Coverage Analysis Administration, Office of Clinical Trials Administration, Office of IRB Administration, etc.). The Lead Financial Analyst resolves variances, identifies problems, formulates and makes recommendations in accordance with departmental, university, and agency regulations, either independently or through coordinating the efforts of finance team members. The Lead Financial Analyst serves as a trusted resource and subject matter expert for team members on finance, analysis, and fund management areas. They will be responsible for post-award research administration to include proposal submissions and grant management, working in industry-standard applications such as Kuali and Oracle Financial Cloud.

Acts as liaison with the Controller's office, Vice Chancellor Health Sciences Business Finance team, General Accounting, and other central departments for the acquisition and administration of research and operational funding. Provides sound fiscal advice, assists and guides faculty and department support staff. Works closely with the Principal Investigators (PIs)/ Department Managers in reviewing and monitoring the fiscal status of funding sources including and making recommendations and offering solutions to resolve fiscal matters. Prepare regular reports and proposal accurately.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced degree in related area AND five (5+) or more years of relevant experience OR equivalent experience, education, and training.

  • Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems.

  • Ability to identify, collect, and analyze information from multiple sources.

  • Excellent ability to effectively present complex finance related information both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.

  • In depth ability to use multiple spreadsheet and database software tools to gather information for specialized, complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.

  • Effective interpersonal skills at all levels within the organization; service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail. In depth ability to use organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment.

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.

  • Demonstrated strong math skills and analytical capabilities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with pre- and post-award research administration in a higher-education environment.
  • Knowledge working with proposal submissions and grant management, working in industry-standard applications such as Kuali and Oracle Financial Cloud.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

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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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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