Working Title: Senior Contracts and Grants Analyst
Department: Social Sciences/Deans Office Administration
Bargaining Unit: 99
Payroll Job Code: 007709
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career
Under the direction of the School's Contracts and Grants Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the financial and administrative management of assigned complex federal and private contracts and grants as well as other extramural and intramural funds that support various research and instructional programs within the School of Social Sciences. As part of the School's Financial Management Team, the incumbent has independent decision-making authority, policy analysis and interpretation and independent problem-solving responsibilities that requires on-going interaction with all levels of university and agency faculty and staff. Incumbent is responsible for providing specific direction to assigned faculty and staff to assure compliance with recent revisions to contract and grant costing principals and university policy. This requires knowledge of: university policies and procedures, agency specific contracts and grants policies; material management to include purchasing and equipment acquisition principles; personnel/payroll policies and procedures; recharge principles; research subcontracting concepts; indirect cost principles; policies and practices related to Federal CAS and Uniform Guidance requirements.
The School of Social Sciences at UC Irvine seeks an experienced and dependable Contracts and Grants Analyst to provide high level financial and analytical support to the Financial Management office. As a member of the School of Social Sciences, the incumbent is tasked with upholding and exemplifying excellence in the University's core competencies-- job mastery, goal accomplishment, enterprise contribution and innovation-- while representing the Dean, Director of Finance and School to the campus. The School of Social Sciences provides an engaging, supportive, challenging and rewarding atmosphere where collaboration and innovation thrive. As indicated in our strategic plan, our School's mission is one of positivity where we strive to BE BOLD, BREAK THE MOLD and BE BOUNDARYLESS. Please, join us!
BA/BS and minimum of 5 years of experience in administrative analysis or an equivalent combination of education and experience in using PI reports, Kuali Financial Systems transactions, and knowledge of general accounting procedures.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems. Ability to independently gather required information to organize, and perform financial analysis assignments. Proven ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner. Proven ability using spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports. Proven interpersonal skills with peers throughout the organization; strong service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail. Proven ability using organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment. Ability to adapt to changing priorities. Demonstrated ability to work independently in financial analysis and problem resolution and in following through on assignments with minimal direction. Experience working as part of professional team and ability to handle all Business & Finance Office matters with tact, discretion, and confidentiality. Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources. BA/BS and minimum of 5 years of experience in administrative analysis or an equivalent combination of education and experience in using PI reports, Kuali Financial Systems transactions, and knowledge of general accounting procedures. Working knowledge of University of California Policies and Procedures as they relate to finance, contracts and grants, and sales and services activities, equipment management, and gift administration. Working knowledge of federal, state and University regulations relating to contracts and grants administration to include Uniform Guidance and CAS applications. Demonstrated skill in contract and grant budget preparation, analysis and projection. This includes cost and revenue analysis, projecting income and expense trends, preparing income and expense statements, and preparing financial projections. Working knowledge of microcomputers including software such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and FileMakerPro, and university financial and payroll systems.
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.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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