Position Description: The Fund Manager is responsible for the analysis, reconciliation, and financial reporting of extramural funds and the English Language Proficiency Assessment of the 21st Century (ELPA21) business contract in the Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, & Student Testing (CRESST) housed at UCLA's Graduate School of Education & Information Studies (GSE&IS). The Fund Manager works independently with broad direction of the CRESST Assistant Manager for Finance Administration to develop, prepare, and analyze financial reports for the ELPA21 business contract and Center administrative and operational areas. The ELPA21 Fund Manager provides the overall fund management and financial analysis for funding associated with ELPA21 operation including compilation of financial data and preparation of ad hoc reports and analyses, as assigned. The Fund Manager will prepare financial reports and manage various budget scenarios and income forecasting on monthly, quarterly, and annual cycles, for the use of CRESST-ELPA21 Executive Director, CRESST Directors, ELPA21 Governing Board, and ELPA21 senior management team. Review vendor contracts, prepare billing and monitor various program rates for Sales & Service funding managed and operated by CRESST. Reconcile test delivery invoices with States and vendors. Support the CRESST Assistant Manager for Finance Administration by providing documentation and detailed financial updates for audits and other reporting structures.
The Fund Manager will assist Center Principal Investigators (P.I.s) and Project Directors on proposal preparation and submission? monitor and analyze project expenses and project status, identify potential problems and work to resolve the issues, and meet with the Principal Investigators/Project Directors to review and discuss project status and projections? coordinate agency financial reports, and prepare written correspondence to agencies required for re-budgeting and project extension requests? submission of close-out packets upon project completion. The Fund Manager will provide administrative support to the Assistant Manager for Finance Administration and will assist in the preparation of quarterly financial analysis and long-range planning for Center staff. Works closely with cognizant offices such as GSE&IS, Office of Contract and Grants Administration, Technology and Development Group, Extramural Fund Management, and Corporate Financial Services to ensure that work is done in accordance with University accounting procedures and all federal, state, and private agency regulations.
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.