This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/02/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
UC San Diego career employees who have passed their trial period will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will begin to refer qualified internal applicants after the first 7 days of the job posting. Qualified external applicants may be referred to the hiring department, if a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified and upon the request of the hiring manager.
Under general supervision, has independent administrative responsibility for all pre- and post- award activities associated with federal, state, private and other agencies for approximately 10 to 15 PI's with expenditures totaling approximately $10 million in total costs ($86 million department-wide) while ensuring compliance with University and governmental rules, regulations and policies. Responsible for coordinating, training, approving, and auditing of online IFIS Journals (allocations and expenses), online purchasing (LVPOs and HVPOs), check requests and travel.
Assist faculty and related academic administrators in the acquisition and administration of research funding. Act as liaison with OCGA, EMF, General Accounting, OGSR and other central academic personnel in the acquisition and administration of research funding. Provide fiscal advice, assistance and guidance to faculty and department support staff.
Assist programmers and Financial Analyst in the development and implementation of department computer database to automate accounting, contracts & grants and reporting processes. Participate and contribute in short-term operation and in long- range goals for the Cancer Center. All of the above is performed in a very dynamic environment; the Cancer Center maintains a membership roster of 342 faculty members whose academic appointments are in 18 different campus departments which often creates complex, unique and one of a kind situations.
Demonstrated experience in principles and practices of fund accounting, cost analysis, and audit procedures.
Proven experience in analyzing and interpreting data to produce complex financial reports. Excellent skills in data management and conversion for report generation.
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.
Significant working knowledge of accounting principles, business math and bookkeeping for budget planning and analysis, and in reconciling discrepancies.
Knowledge and applications of principles and practices of fiscal planning and analysis.
Proven ability to analyze complex financial issues, recognize potential impact, identify creative and alternative solutions, and make recommendations.
Strong experience using computer spreadsheets and database applications for report generation.
Demonstrated experience using computer software such as Excel, Microsoft Word, Access, and e-mail.
In-depth knowledge of federal and non-federal agency requirements and regulations for sponsored research from proposal preparation through close out, including but not limited to Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), A-21, A-110, A-133, Federal Demonstration Partnership FDP), etc.
Knowledge of University policies and procedures relating to contract and grants, and accounting. Ability to analyze and interpret which policies and procedures apply to a given situation.
Demonstrated experience in contract and grant proposal formats, preparation, submission and administration, as well as federal, state and private granting agency regulations.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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