Contract & Grant/Payroll/Personnel Analyst II



Full/Part Time
Full Time

Schedule
8AM - 5PM

Salary
$48,800 - $72,500

Position Information
Under the general supervision of the Financial and Administrative Officer, the Contract & Grant Analyst provides financial management support to the faculty, staff and students within a fast pace, complex teaching and research department of 100+ employees and an annual expenditure budget in excess of $11 million. Develops and prepares complex budgetary analysis reports by retrieving, organizing and validating data using campus financial systems. Provides comprehensive monthly/quarterly financial reports to the faculty and agency-specific reports as required. Reviews and reconciles of campus financial transaction detailed (FTD ledger) reports to actual expenditure documentation on a monthly basis using the campus ledger reconciliation storage system (LRSS) ensuring accuracy and compliance with all agency and university policies and requirements. Prepares and processes budget and expense transfers as needed while adhering to agency and university policies. Interprets and implements procedures in documenting and determining allowable costs ensuring compliance to OMB A-21. Serves as a primary Contract and Grant liaison between the department and UCR's Offices of Research and Extramural Accounting. Supports the faculty and FAO with Contract and Grant administration, budgeting and expenditure forecast. Maintains fiscal integrity for all extramural/intramural funds and accounts ensuring they are in an auditable/reportable condition. May also serve as the Payroll and Personnel coordinator for specific academic, staff and student personnel actions. Serves as liaison to International Scholar Center (ISC) for appointments involving international personnel. Processes visa request as needed.

Minimum Requirements
Ability to perform moderately complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Ability to manage a high volume of transactions.
Knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Ability to approach work assignments and problem solve using creativity and initiative.
Skill in completing assignments with accuracy, timeliness, productivity, responsiveness, and reliability.
Skill in accurate record-keeping and database management, with strict attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects with firm deadlines and the ability to work independently as well as cooperatively in a team situation.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of financial and administrative information.
Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to explain financial information to different audiences.
Experience with processing moderately complex financial accounting transactions with an online financial system.
Administrative support experience, including strong organizational skills and ability to exercise independent judgment.
Experience in a university or higher education setting. Experience in preparation and submission of contract and grant proposals.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization; communication skills; and a customer service focus.
knowledge of grant funding processes, procedures and techniques.
Writing skils to draft persuasive text for variety of audiences.


Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of the University of California financial policy and procedures. Experience using UCR online financial, payroll, purchasing and travel systems.



Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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