Research Admin. Financial Specialist - Remote - 120624
#120624 Research Admin. Financial Specialist - RemoteFiling Deadline: Fri 2/3/2023
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Candidates hired into this position may have the ability to work remotely.
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Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
Under general supervision of the Research Administrator supervisor, this position may either work in the capacity of pre-award administration to develop and/or oversees research proposals, awards; or work in the capacity of post-award administration to assist in preparing monthly reports providing fiscal analysis and management.
Research Administrator will follow sponsor and institutional procedures and practices when preparing pre-award proposals; or analyzing or reviewing post-award financial information or reports - all with a high degree of accuracy. Pre-award responsibilities include interpretation of guidelines, organization and preparation of budgets and application packages, coordinating with internal investigators and external sub-award investigators and teams, flagging for compliance review, routing internally for submission. Post-award responsibilities include processing and approving requisitions, and reimbursements, invoices, travel, payroll and non-payroll cost transfers, and fund transfers, reviewing for appropriateness and allowability of expenditures, availability of funds and applicable funding restrictions, and forecasting spending plans. Prepare and maintain up-to-date files of all contract and grant awards and backup documentation in compliance with institutional and research sponsor policies. Research Administrator will interpret and effectively communicate information, work collaboratively and cohesively, provide exceptional customer service in support of projects that lead to knowledge, discovery, innovations, and the advancement of society.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
Thorough knowledge of the application of principles and practices of fiscal administration.
Proficiency working with computer and information management systems. Strong computer skills, specifically in Excel. Experience with MS Word, database programs, internet browsers, and email.
Strong knowledge of accounting principles, business math and bookkeeping for budget planning and analysis, and in reconciling discrepancies.
Ability to perform routine financial analysis and reporting. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems, recommend solutions, determine and implement procedures to accomplish effective resolution.
Knowledge of financial resources to reconcile ledgers and assist in performing appropriate journal entries (i.e. payroll and non-payroll expense transfers, budget adjustment journals, etc.) for grants and contracts.
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 emergency requests.
Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc. Understanding of university policies and procedures related to fiscal administration.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $37,900 - $85,300 Annually
The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, 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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