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Uses advanced contracts and grants concepts to manage high volume and high complexity transactions. May review and guide others in the review of financial and administrative management requirements of research contract and grant proposals, awards and / or transactions to ensure compliance with institutional and sponsor policies. Works independently to assess complex grant, contract and subcontract transactions where analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. May be eligible for delegated signature authority. May review and sign transactions for less experienced staff. May serve as a technical specialist in a particular area, such as federal contracts, state contracts, subcontracts or information systems. Central Role (CR): Typically works on highly complex proposals and awards such as grants / contracts which require task budgets, option years, multiple investigators and multiple sub awards. Is eligible for delegated authority.
Extensive knowledge of program administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Advanced knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Ability to manage high volume and complex transactions.
Ability to perform highly complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Demonstrated advanced competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas.
Maintains knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply sponsor, institutional and departmental policies. Knowledge of current compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Experience with all types of award mechanisms, including grants, contracts, subcontracts, and cooperative agreements.
Full knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, Code of Federal Regulations, sponsor-specific policies, intellectual property policy, conflict of interest requirements, publication rights, application of indirect cost rates and other complex concepts in research administration.
Ability to interpret policy for others.
Experience making formal and informal presentations to management, solicit feedback, and incorporate recommendations for policy/procedure development and implementation.
Effectively interact and communicate professionally, concisely, and effectively, both orally and in writing with diverse personnel. Demonstrated knowledge of when to use diplomacy and tact. Experience to handling confidential matters with discretion and good judgment.
Strong understanding of UCPATH, Oracle Financial, Concur programs. Demonstrated experience with on-line entry of purchase requests, financial journals, transfer of funds, travel, invoices, etc. Strong knowledge and understanding of and ability to interpret PPM guidelines, UC practices, and federal (Uniform Guidance)/agen
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