The Division of a Cardiology is seeking a motivated candidate to play a key role within a world-class health organization. Contribute to the financial well-being of a nationally-renowned research institute. Take your professional expertise to the next level. You can do all this and more at UCLA Health.
As a Fund Manager, you will provide comprehensive analysis while managing extramural grant fund functions for the assigned Department of Medicine- Cardiology Division. In this high visibility position, we’re looking to you to represent Research Faculty interests in all pre- and post-award areas. You will:
•Contact funding agencies to clarify and resolve issues •Coordinate research activities, agency reports, and special requests •Compose, edit, and prepare written correspondence •Support the implementation of new/ongoing research administration activities •Help Division Administrator complete research administration assignments •Manage the preparation and submission of grant proposals and budgets •Provide financial analysis and long-range planning for all awards •Oversee operations of post-award activation and administration •Review and recommend process improvements •Develop systemized accounting operations
Salary range: $24.28-$48.04 Hourly
Demonstrated skill in financial analysis, planning, preparation, and administration of a budget with multiple complex funding sources.
Demonstrated experience in post-award research administration, including fund close-out.
Skill in navigating through Query Data Base (QDB) and Employment Data Base (EDB).
Demonstrated experience in interpretation and hands-on application of accounting, budgetary, and auditing principles and practices in a University or non-profit environment.
Working knowledge of University financial ledgers and payroll and accounting systems.
Demonstrated skill in preparing short and long term budget projections and analyzing financial reports.
Mathematical skills and experience sufficient to monitor expenses, analyze costs, prepare budget projections, identify discrepancies, and identify potential problems using spreadsheet programs.
Working knowledge of University, NIH, and other major awarding agencies’ grants restrictions and requirements.
Familiarity with UCLA transfer of fund online system.
Knowledge of microcomputer systems and local area networks in order to enter and manipulate
data on various computerized financial programs and downloads.
Familiarity with Microsoft word processing and spreadsheet programs to include MS Word, Excel, and Access.
Ability to initiate and implement novel solutions to various financial problems, including skill in organizing material, information, and resources in a systematic way to maximize efficiency and minimize duplication.
General knowledge of University personnel, payroll, purchasing and travel procedures and policies.
Ability to prepare computer-based analytical and administrative (ad-hoc) financial reports and correspondence, including cost management analysis to correlate resources with divisional programmatic needs in a clear, concise, and appropriate manner.
Ability to work with minimal supervision and set priorities in order to meet varying demands and competing deadlines from a variety of individuals.
Familiarity with human subject and animal subject and IRB policies and procedures.
Ability to accurately provide oral and written instructions and communicate clearly and concisely using proper English in order to convey messages, follow instructions, and obtain information.
Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all levels of faculty, physicians, principal investigators, staff, fellows, and the public in a cooperative manner, including members of EFM, OCGA, general accounting, and funding agencies.
Ability to function as part of a team and as accounting/grants manager liaison/analyst in large, complex divisions.
Ability to provide information and/or explain policies and procedures.
Skill in organizing material, information, and resources in a systematic way to maximize efficiency and minimize duplication.
Skill in projecting, analyzing, and monitoring income and expense trends on basis of existing revenue and cost data.
Skill in maintaining confidentiality at the highest levels
Skill in programmatic evaluation to develop and maintain information systems as they relate to extramural awards and proposals, personnel, financial and organizational needs.
Organizational skills to work effectively as a representative of the division.
Demonstrated expertise in proposal pre-award submission process.
Demonstrated ability in creation of comprehensive databases and database management.
Familiarity with UCLA Payroll Expense Transfer system relating to transfer of salary funding.
Demonstrated management skills to provide direction and management of large divisional unit as necessary back-up and to represent the division at regional and national meetings.
UCLA 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, or protected Veteran status.
At UCLA Health, you can help heal humankind, one patient at a time by improving health, alleviating suffering and delivering acts of kindness. As you do, you’ll achieve great things in your life and your career. We’re a world-class health organization with four hospitals consistently recognized among the nation’s very best as well as an internationally-renowned medical school, primary and specialty care clinics and much more. Within our dynamic, innovative and growing organization, you’ll find exceptional opportunities to make the most of your abilities in a supportive, empowering and inclusive environment. If you embrace our values of Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence and Discovery we invite you to see all you can accomplish at UCLA Health.