Dec 04, 2018

Contracts and Grants Analyst

  • UC Davis
  • Davis, CA, USA
Full time Education Finance

Job Description

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, serve as the compliance officer for extramural funding awards and resources to the COO and Chair. Conduct financial analysis and effort reporting and participate in the financial planning for a wide variety of federal, state, and private grants. Gather, manage and analyze financial data from a variety of revenue streams, including state general funds, state and federal grants, private grants, gifts, and other funding sources. Act as departmental compliance expert in University policy and procedure for departmental business processes. Also, principal trainer and resource for business office staff on financial procedures and policy. Assist the COO in long-range financial planning and forecasting. Responsible for pre- and post-award processes, budget preparation, analysis, and forecasting, and for control of complex budgets.

PLEASE NOTE: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING IS RECRUITING FOR ONE POSITION FOR FINANCIAL ANALYST 2 OR FINANCIAL ANALYST 3 LEVEL BASED ON EXPERIENCE. IF YOU ARE
INTERESTED, SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH
POSITION. IF YOU ARE ALSO INTERESTED IN THE FINANCIAL ANALYST 2 LEVEL APPLY TO REQ 03019752 BY AUGUST 24, 2017.

Physical Demands:
Sit at computer or extended periods of time.
Lift boxes of files up to 25 lbs.

Work Environment:
CRA (Certified Research Administrator) certification required within 12 months.

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (ecigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

Work in open, cubicle environment and with some surrounding
noise. Work flexible schedule to meet project deadlines and/or
operation needs.

Background Check Required:

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
Yes

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge of Principles of Budgeting, Accounting and Control.
Proven successful award funding, project development and project management experience.
Experience gathering and synthesizing large amounts of complex information.
Excellent writing skills.
Experience with management of complex federal and state contracts and grants.
Experience working with sponsoring agency requirements related to OLAW, IACUC, and IRB's for human subjects studies.
Experience serving as departmental compliance officer for federal awards, state and private foundation awards and industry awards.
Experience with recharge services, operations and facilities administration and management.
Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contracted in the course of work. Interpersonal and oral communication skills sufficient to coordinate with a wide range of personnel, including supervisors, faculty, postdoctoral researchers and investigators, and graduate students.
Skills to use computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel including pivot tables, and Microsoft Outlook.
Organizational and time management skills to meet deadlines and manage assigned work as well as to schedule production, organize information, and maintain accurate records.
Problem solving and decision-making skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of UC policies and departmental operating procedures.
Experience in effective use of multi-user computer network systems and applicable financial management software (Kuali, DaFIS and PPS preferred).
Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
Communication skills to convey recommendations to PI's, managers, and staff to ensure compliance with policy.
Skills to recognize problems with cost recovery, invoices, accounts and payroll and initiate timely and appropriate action to resolve them.
Experience coordinating documents and projects with Business Contract and Legal Affairs and to interpret regulations or guidelines and to recommend fiscally responsible and sound management practices.
Organizational skills to work with changing priorities and demanding workload and to use judgment to make logical decisions.
Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals; secure and/or provide information to clarify situations, resolve problems, and negotiate services and/or agreements and MOU's with other departments or external agencies.


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