Reporting to the Director of Research Administration, the Assistant Financial Analyst functions as part of a team that provides administrative and financial management services to the department's research operations.
The Assistant Financial Analyst will provide support to a variety of operational, personnel and financial transactions, services and financial reporting. These services include supporting orders and payments, reconciliation and general ledger review of research expenses, preparation of budget and financial journals, preparation and reconciliation of payroll expenditure transfers, preparation and review of travel expenses and reimbursements. Supports petty cash control processes, troubleshoots accounts payable challenges, and collects and enters data to support analysis. Regular financial reporting to research programs as well as preparing interim and final reporting to grant sponsors are key to this role as is the application of financial and accounting concepts to support the development and implementation of new business processes to support reporting, compliance and controls.
The Assistant Financial Analyst is expected to provide high-level customer service as part of a dynamic, responsive team. Post-award financial management and reporting are critical functions of this position, as well as minimizing risk and assuring compliance with applicable University and sponsor/donor policies and federal/state regulations.
Please note: The compensation ranges listed online for roles not covered by a bargaining unit agreement are very wide, however a job offer will typically fall in the range of 80% - 120% of the established mid-point. An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role.
For roles covered by a bargaining unit agreement, there will be specific rules about where a new hire would be placed on the range.
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 high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.