Contract and Grant Analyst
Salary: $47,600 - $70,800
Title: Contract and Grant Analyst
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Date Posted: 05/10/2017
Position Information: Under general supervision of the Financial Operations Manager (FOM), provide pre-award and post-award administration and support to Faculty, Researchers, Staff, and students within the department of Physics & Astronomy. Maintain fiscal integrity for all funds and accounts and ensure all funds are in an auditable/reportable condition. Assist with fiscal close activities.
Minimum Requirements: Ability to prepare, evaluate and assess multiple complex budgets with a high level of accuracy and acute attention to detail, and to assess those findings to make recommendations; and to solve complex problems using investigative/research and analytical skills.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Independent judgment and strong organization and communication skills and customer service focus.
Demonstrated experience with planning, analysis, and administration of multiple fund sources.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Ability to manage a high volume of transactions.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Ability to perform moderately complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated experience in preparation and submission of contract and grant proposals.
Skill and knowledge of UCRFS, UCRFStotals, SuperDope, PPS, eCAF, PAMIS, PIWRS, eBuy, ePay, iTravel, and other on-line accounting and purchasing systems.
Experience working in an institution of higher education.
Demonstrated knowledge of the University of California's financial policies and procedures.
Knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
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