Senior Financial Analyst - 25902-1A

Updated: Oct 21, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: Social Ecology/ Business Admin

Job Opening ID:25902
Reports To: Contracts and Grant Manager
Working Title: Senior Financial Analyst
Department: Social Ecology/Business Admin
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 006206
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career
 
Position Summary:
 
Social Ecology Contracts and Grants are part of the SE Dean’s Office and provide management of contract and grant related functions for the departments in the School of Social Ecology (SOSE). This management includes detailed reviews of contract and grant related applications, training, and pre- and post-ward administration as well as day to day financial activities of contract and grant awards as well as development of extramurally sponsored proposals for assigned faculty. Research administrative 3 staff have independent decision-making authority, perform a wide variety of complex analytical functions, and conducts independent problem solving and evaluation that requires on-going interaction with Office of Research, Contracts and Grants Accounting, various campus units, and faculty and staff.
 
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research administrator to independently develop and/or oversee research proposals, awards, and / or transactions related to contract and grant management and maintains contract and grant records in compliance with institutional research sponsor policies. Works on proposals and awards of diverse scope where analysis of data requires thorough understanding of complex regulations. Completes and approves transactions for signature by manager or another authorized institutional official. Works on complex proposals and awards that may involve multiple investigators and/or multiple sub awards. Guides less experienced staff. Central Role (CR): Is eligible for delegated signature authority (may vary by campus). Department Role (DR): Typically works on complex proposals such as grants / contracts which require task budgets, option years, multiple investigators, and multiple sub awards.
 
Compensation Range:
 
Annually: $59,200.00 - $86,700.00
 
Department Website:
 
 
Required:
 
3-5 year of demonstrated experience in pre-award and post-award grant administration related to various extramural sponsors, including but not limited to, federal agencies.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration. Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.
Strong writing skills in a variety of styles to draft persuasive text for a variety of audiences while ensuring adherence to funding sponsor's guidelines.
Ability to manage significant volume of transactions.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Demonstrated knowledge of effective grant funding processes, procedures and techniques
 
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
 
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
 
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
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