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Candidates hired into this position may have the ability to work remotely.
The Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) an organized research unit at UCSD, was established to provide education, training and infrastructure for clinical research in the San Diego area. It encompasses four hospital systems, two universities and four biomedical research organizations. It receives partial funding from a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the NIH, National Center for Advancing Translational Science. The ACTRI functions under the direction of Gary S. Firestein, M.D., Senior Associate Vice Chancellor UC San Diego Health Sciences.
Under general supervision of the Director of Finance, the incumbent provides financial management, administration, leadership and reporting for the ACTRI and clinical research administration (e.g. Office of Coverage Analysis Administration, Office of Clinical Trials Administration, Office of IRB Administration, etc.). The incumbent resolves variances, identifies problems, formulates and makes recommendations in accordance with departmental, university, and agency regulations, either independently or through coordinating the efforts of finance team members. The Lead Finance Analyst serves as a trusted resource and subject matter expert for team members on finance, analysis, and fund management areas. They will be responsible for post-award research administration to include proposal submissions and grant management, working in industry-standard applications such as Kuali and Oracle Financial Cloud.
Acts as liaison with the Controller's office, Vice Chancellor Health Sciences Business Finance team, General Accounting, and other central departments for the acquisition and administration of research and operational funding. Provides sound fiscal advice, assists and guides faculty and department support staff. Works closely with the Principal Investigators (PIs)/ Department Managers in reviewing and monitoring the fiscal status of funding sources including and making recommendations and offering solutions to resolve fiscal matters. Prepare regular reports and proposal accurately.
Uses advanced professional concepts and organizational objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Contacts are both internal and external to the department at all levels.
Advanced degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Five (5) or more years of pre- and post-awards experience.
Two (2+) or more years of supervision experience.
Advanced knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems.
Ability to identify, collect, and analyze information from multiple sources.
Advanced ability to effectively present complex finance related information both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.
In depth ability to use multiple spreadsheet and database software tools to gather information for specialized, complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.
Effective interpersonal skills at all levels within the organization; advanced service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail. In depth ability to use organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment.
Advanced knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Demonstrated strong math skills and analytical capabilities.
Advanced knowledge working with proposal submissions and grant management, working in industry-standard applications such as Kuali and Oracle Financial Cloud.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $71,000 - $160,000 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $34.00 - $76.63
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