Position Description: The Office of Extramural Fund Management (EFM) is part of the Office of Research Administration (ORA) and supports the $900 million research program at UCLA by providing leadership, professional guidance and administrative services to faculty, department research administrators, and students. Under the general direction of the Manager, the Accountant 4 is responsible for financial management of UCLA sponsored funds from federal, state and local government sources, as well as nonprofit, private and corporate sponsors. Ensures fiscal compliance with UCLA and sponsor policies, timely submission of reports and invoices to sponsoring agencies, and responsive customer service. Primary responsibilities include analyzing and reviewing expenditures, identifying potential compliance and/or policy violations, communicating concerns and financial issues to campus department personnel and Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA) peers, facilitating resolution of post-award issues, and preparing complex financial reports. The incumbent is an active participant in the shared responsibility with the Principal Investigators, departmental fund managers and OCGA staff for ensuring responsible stewardship in financial management of sponsored projects. The Accountant 4 is well experienced in a wide variety of complex operational matters including a detailed understanding of various sponsoring agency requirements, UC policies, and OMB circulars A-21, A-110, and A-133. The incumbent must have a broad knowledge of federal, private and state sponsor reporting requirements. The incumbent assists the Manager in implementing process improvements, assessing staffing needs, and promoting the overall mission of the unit, and carries out other duties as assigned.
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.