Position Description: Under the direction of the Director, Finance and Administration (The CAO), the Senior Financial Analyst (The Senior Analyst) is responsible for the analysis, reconciliation, problem resolution, and financial reporting of extramural funds for the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (The Center). Collaborate with Principal Investigators on proposal preparation and submission; plan, monitor and analyze project expenses and project status, identify potential problems and work with the Principal Investigators to resolve issues, prepare internal financial reports, and meet with the Principal Investigators on a monthly basis to review and discuss project status; coordinate agency financial reports, and prepare written correspondence to agencies required for re-budgeting and project extension requests; resolve any remaining discrepancies and work with Extramural Fund Management to close funds upon project completion. The Senior Analyst is responsible for quarterly financial analysis and long-range planning for faculty, staff, and student salaries and benefits; and for managing the Center's sales and services finances, and various donors/unrestricted funds. The Senior Analyst is responsible for completing special projects as assigned.
The Senior Analyst will ensure that the Center remains in compliance with University and funding agency policies, procedures, terms and conditions; and, reviews and recommends new administrative organizational policies and procedures to improve awards administration and minimize the risk of potential overdrafts. The Senior Analyst oversees operations of post-award activation and administration; works closely with Office of Contract and Grants Administration, Extramural Fund Management, and Purchasing to ensure that the Center's subcontracts are accurately executed and managed; trains and supervises support staff and student employees.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.