| || 46582BR |
| || Research Financial Analyst |
| || 6206 Research Administrator III |
| || Various Locations |
| || Medicine |
| || TBD |
| || Days |
| || 8 Hours |
| || JOB OVERVIEW
The Department of Medicine (DOM) has a dedicated team of Research Financial Analysts (RFAs). In conjunction with the services provided by the division administrators and their staff, the RFA is responsible for providing high-level financial analyses and management to a defined group of faculty for their portfolio of sponsored awards. The RFA serves as the faculty’s single point of contact for research financial issues and ensures that faculty are provided with high quality, efficient, responsive, and responsible post-award research administration services. This position serves to provide coverage of post-award services to divisions with one-time needs or that have vacancies. It is possible that the RFA could become permanently assigned to a division based on need and fit.
The Department of Medicine (DOM), the largest department in the School of Medicine (SOM), has close to 600 full- time faculty leading top-notch research, clinical, and education programs. The Department has a decentralized organizational structure across four sites (Parnassus, ZSFG, VAMC and Mt. Zion) and 38 divisions. Authority and accountability for the Department rests with the Department Chair who heads the Parnassus and Mt. Zion sites, and also directs the Vice Chairs at the ZSFG and VAMC sites.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
| || • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, business or related area and five years’ experience in financial management, and/or equivalent combination of education/experience/training
• Understand general fund accounting, purchasing, and budgeting, financial projection and business planning concepts
• Excellent computer skills and facility with using MS Excel (sorting, pivot tables, filtering, basic formulas)
• Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles
• Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports
• Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting
• Ability to manage significant volume of transactions
• Independent judgment and strong organization and communication skills and customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required. All jobs will require fingerprinting and background check as of Mid-March. 2017.
| || • Previous working experience in an academic environment
• Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment
• Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
• Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration
| || n/a |
| || Full Time |
| || 100% |
| || The University of California San Francisco 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, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. |