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The Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments within the School of Medicine with approximately 280 faculty, 80 post-doctoral fellows (both MDs and PhDs) along with over 320 support staff (not including hospital staff). In addition, the Department has more than 50 clinical residents and fellows distributed across the Divisions. The Department also maintains an affiliation with Rady Children's Hospital and Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego, San Diego's only health care system dedicated to the health and well-being of children. The missions of research, education and patient care are intertwined, and are integral to the goals of the Department. The Department is also home to global leaders in research, technology, translation medicine, education, and clinical excellence.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Sponsored Projects, the Fund Manager will be responsible for providing comprehensive financial analysis and complex fiscal management in both pre and post-award sponsored projects administration for multiple divisions in the Department of Pediatrics, with approximately $10 million in spored project funding sources. Each division's financial management involves multiple PI's and funding sources (federal, state, private grants including contracts, gifts, clinical trials, subawards, fellowships, service agreements, and UC Foundation funds). The incumbent will work with numerous funding agencies including, but not limited to NIH, DOD, AHA, ADA, CIRM, JDRF, and other various state, county, private and industry sponsors. The incumbent will independently work with multiple international and domestic institutions as well as a variety of central offices such as OCGA, HSSPPO, OPAFS, HSHR, ARC, IPPS, etc. The incumbent will also serve as the department contact for the assigned Division Chiefs and PIs.
In coordination with the Director of Sponsored Projects, you will be responsible for establishing new procedures and/or revising existing procedures to meet changing needs and creating a variety of intricate internal reporting systems and tools for forecasting short and long term financial planning, identifying problem areas, formulating creative and alternative solutions and making recommendations for a wide variety of financial and administrative issues.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
A minimum of three (3+) or more years of relevant experience.
Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Proven ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting. Ability to manage a high volume of transactions.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Proficient competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Proven ability to analyze complex financial issues, recognize potential impact, identify creative and alternative solutions; implement recommendations. Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills with ability to exercise discretion.
Excellent communication and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to maintain a professional attitude during interaction and collaboration with a wide range of personalities.
Proven experience with UCSD on-line and web based accounting and personnel systems (IFIS, FinancialLink, PPS, etc.)
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
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