This position will remain open until it has been filled.
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Under general direction, the Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for providing leadership, daily management, planning, coordination and supervision of the complex financial activities in the Department of Medicine. Directly responsible for the fiscal management, analysis, and administration of sponsored projects totaling approximately $9.1 million dollars. Provide complex financial reporting to include budget development and trend analysis, create and compile financial reports which track spending patterns, capture statistics and identify trends. Develop and implement system improvements for pre- and post-award service and audit those systems for quality control. Duties include: management of extramural funds and post-award activities, administration of departmental budget, and short and long term financial planning. In the absence of the Director of Sponsored Projects, serve in Director capacity. Perform analytical studies and prepare complex ad hoc reports. Consult and advise faculty, division administrators, COO, CFO, DBO, division chiefs and department chair on all aspects of financial activity. Provide advice and guidance on complex policies and procedures for faculty, business office, and division level staff. Contribute to strategic planning for department business office. Will have departmental responsibility for E-Cert compliance, Sponsored Project Risk Management analysis and ad hoc statistical reporting. Provide direct supervision to 7-9 SPO fund managers, including daily management of work flow, performance, reporting, and complex fund management.
Must be willing to work overtime and occasional weekends.
In-depth knowledge of federal and non-federal agency requirements and regulations for sponsored research and state instructional monies coupled with extensive knowledge of university policies and procedures regulating the administration of an academic department’s business office. Knowledge of various indirect cost rates and how they are applied to different funds: contracts and grants, purchase orders, recharge facilities.
Strong demonstrated ability to manage and supervise a large and diverse group of staff. Demonstrated management and leadership skills and experience in a variety of functional areas. Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution and team development. Ability to provide daily workflow direction, set priorities, and manage several tasks at once.
Strong, demonstrated fiscal/accounting skills. Demonstrated experience with, and knowledge of finance, general accounting practices, business management, fund accounting, audit trails, and use of cost-centers.
Demonstrated experience in researching, analyzing, interpreting and evaluating complex information with an understanding of complex financial policies and issues. Skill in utilizing multiple resources and references, including policy and procedures manuals, various websites and campus offices for acquisition of information.
Strong, proven in-depth UC experience in pre- and post-award administration, accounting, and budgeting. Skill and experience with complex multi-institutional awards, sub-awards, contracts, etc.
Excellent mathematical skills with the ability to perform complex calculations and to prepare, develop and analyze expenditure reports, data projections and billings for consistency, allocability and accuracy.
Demonstrated skill in applying organization and management theories, cost and budget analysis in order to analyze large quantities of financial data, extract pertinent data, compile financial models, analyze and present data effectively, and ability to prepare accurate financial reports in various formats.
Strong demonstrated problem-solving skills. Ability to assess funding, staffing and organizational problems and skill to identify and implement logical solutions. Proven experience and ability to interpret, analyze and identify spending patterns, format special financial reports and communicate budgetary information using complex data, rules, regulations and resource materials.
Computer proficiency; ability to use a wide range of computer software including: relational database, spreadsheet, and word processing programs to manipulate data and create reports.
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