Under the general direction of the Director of Finance, the incumbent is responsible for the coordination of budget planning and allocations process, implementation and maintenance of effective accounting systems, and management of financial resources of the School of Biological Sciences. The incumbent has broad financial and administrative responsibilities for managing, analyzing, and monitoring of the School's total budget, including, but not limited to, general state funds, federal and state contracts and grants, private gifts, registration fee funds, education fee funds, endowment funds, and sales and service funds. The incumbent will provide analyses and recommendations on financial and operational issues.
Seven (7) to nine (9) years' experience with BA/BS OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, practices and procedures to: define the problem or objective; identify relevant concerns or factors, patterns, tendencies and relationships; formulate logical and objective conclusions; recognize alternatives and their implications. Demonstrated skill in complex financial analyses, projection, preparation and administration for a multi-million dollar budget with multiple fund sources. Ability to coordinate most efficient use of school resources to meet the School's programmatic needs and priorities. Time management and organizational skills to assess priorities and meet multiple goals and objectives. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with campus administrators, faculty, and staff from a variety of ethnic, social and educational backgrounds. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other campus departments and central administrative offices. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work and communicate effectively with diverse groups (faculty, staff, students) to provide information, identify problems, and develop solutions. Working knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles and General Accepted Accounting Practices. Ability to independently prepare financial reports, develop summary, and recommend alternatives on solutions. Experience in all aspects of preparing proposals for contracts and grants. Working knowledge of University accounting policies and procedures. Demonstrated experience with University financial systems and Data Warehouse applications. Demonstrated computer skills using database, spreadsheet, and word programs, in particular Access, Excel and Microsoft Word.
Demonstrated advanced working experience in the business operations of the Dean's Office in an academic school. Experience in working with Accounting, Budget Office, Office of Research, and Graduate Studies. Demonstrated experience in administrating NIH and NSF contracts and grants. Knowledge of University's Cost Accounting Standards and OMB Circular A-21. Knowledge of recharge activities and operations of a recharge unit.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
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