Senior Fund Manager 2/20/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
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Senior Fund Manager
Analyst, Administrative, Sr
$27.06 / $4708
$53.50 / $9308
Layoff Referral Deadline:
Under the general supervision of the Post-award Team Lead and the Director of Research and Finance in the Department of Pediatrics, the Senior Fund Manager will oversee a complex portfolio of $6 million ranging from contracts and grants to unrestricted funds. Responsibilities include: review and monitor contract and grant activity, ensuring that proposals are budgeted, forecasted, and processed correctly and in a timely manner; coordinate sponsored research and extramural funding projects, serving as a resource for faculty and administrators; analyze and audit monthly payroll ledgers, initiating corrective action as necessary; assist the Director in preparing annual budgets, and compile funding information to assist Director in faculty salary negotiations; serve as liaison with funding agencies, collaborating departments, the Office of Contract and Grant Administration, Extramural Fund Management, the Office of Intellectual Property, and the Office of Research Administration. Other duties include training junior fund managers and meeting with faculty on an ongoing basis to review, coordinate, and update projections and expenses.
Demonstrated skill in performing advanced accounting functions and financial management, including budget preparation for contracts and grants and clinical trials, financial controls and audits, and ledger reconciliation. Demonstrated skill in preparing clear and comprehensive financial reports for use by Principal Investigators, granting agencies, and departmental administrators. Working knowledge of University and funding agency policies and procedures as they relate to grant submission, grant administration, and the purchase of goods and services. Analytical skills to review and interpret proposals, reports, and other documents, resolving inaccuracies as necessary. Ability to establish and maintain efficient financial reporting systems to enable retrieval and dissemination of information and reports to faculty, researchers, funding agencies, and research offices in a timely and effective manner. Skill in writing grammatically correct and effective business correspondence such as memoranda, letters, and reports. Demonstrated ability to handle a heavy workload with constantly changing demands and priorities. Skill in interacting diplomatically with and disseminating accurate information to faculty, staff, health care professionals, university officials, granting agencies, vendors, and the public.