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Post-Award Financial Analyst at University of California - San Francisco

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

The Post-Award Financial Analyst job involves providing analytical and financial support in contract and grant administration, including post-award requests for prior approval, management of funds post-award, and closeout activities for federal, state, local and private sponsors. Involves activities associated with forecasting, planning, and managing of research portfolios by performing some or all of the following: coordinating and identifying and developing and / or presenting financial reports on awards, contracts and other agreements; reviewing award terms to ensure institutional compliance; negotiating, administering and monitoring contract and grant awards, including compliance with regulations, terms and conditions; financial management and reporting; and sub award / subcontract issuance and administration.

The Post-Award Financial Analyst uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research administrator to independently develop and / or oversee research awards and / or transactions related to contract and grant management and maintains contract and grant records in compliance with institutional research sponsor policies. Work on awards of diverse scope where analysis of data requires thorough understanding of complex regulations. Completes and approves transactions for signature by manager or other authorized institutional official. Works on complex awards that may involve multiple investigators and / or multiple sub awards. Guides less experienced staff. Department Role (DR): Typically works on complex grants / contracts which require tracking expenses against project budgets, option years, multiple investigators and multiple sub awards.

The Department of Neurology is a teaching, research and clinical care unit within the School of Medicine (SOM). The Department of Neurology is a large, multi-site department, with locations including Mission Bay, Parnassus, Mt. Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG), San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) and the Gladstone Institutes and is affiliated with the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences. The department is constructed of 14 administrative divisions with 11 clinical specialties. The department has over 230 faculty and academic employees, 260 staff positions, and 150 trainees including: residents (46), clinical fellows (37) and postdoctoral scholars (70).

The Department has an annual operating budget in excess of $120M and has been the #1 recipient of NH funding across all U.S. Departments of Neurology for the past six consecutive years, in addition to being the #1 recipient of philanthropic dollars across all departments at UCSF.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.\\",\\"

Required Qualifications: Bacheloru0027s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration
Ability to manage significant volume of transactions
Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting
Independent judgment and strong organization and communication skills and customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas


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

License/Certification: n/a

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.