Under the general supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer, the incumbent is responsible for the financial and administrative management of federal and private contracts and grants as well as other funds that support various research and instructional programs. The incumbent is responsible to assure compliance in regards to contract and grant costing principals. The incumbent has independent decision making authority, policy analysis and interpretation and independent problem solving responsibilities that requires on-going interaction with all levels of university and agency faculty and staff. Incumbent is responsible for providing specific direction to faculty and staff to assure compliance with recent revisions to contract and grant costing principals. This requires knowledge in: agency specific contracts and grants policies; material management to include purchasing and equipment acquisition principles; personnel/payroll policies and procedures; gift administration; recharge principles; research subcontracting concepts; indirect cost principles; policies and practices related to Uniform Guidance/UG, FDP, Federal CAS requirements. Major duties include restricted and unrestricted funds management, contracts and grants budget monitoring, reconciliation of departmental accounts with accounting ledgers and financial account transfers. Develops and maintains systems to assure conformity with UC accounting policies for reporting to the CAO and Principal Investigators. Utilize Decision Support Systems to generate reports, ensure data is accurately reported in the system. Audit and analyze data for assigned projects. The incumbent is responsible for all aspects of post award administration including execution and administration of subcontracts and consultant agreements, submission of timely financial reports to agency sponsors, award close-out, expense reconciliation, and reporting to principal investigators. Incumbent prepares in-house financial reports for use by the faculty. The duties of this position require frequent interaction with program officers and sponsors at federal, state and industry funding agencies as well as counterparts from the UCI Sponsored Projects, UCI contract and grant accounting office, and various other UC Campus departments.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Salary: Hourly $4,968.58 - $6,755.83 Total Hours: M-F 8-5 Career Position. Must be willing to work flexible hours on occasion in order to meet deadlines. Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. Please attach your resume.
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