Reporting to the School of Nursing's Grants Manager, the Research Finance Analyst is a member of a team of research analysts supporting the research portfolio of the School of Nursing faculty in four academic departments and an Organized Research Unit (ORU). Collectively, the team manages a portfolio of 170+ awards totaling approximately $22M of sponsored and intramural awards for approximately 80 PI's/faculty. The Research Finance Analyst is expected to manage a portfolio of about 25 grants for 10 to 15 PI's. The Research Finance Analyst provides analytical and financial support in contract and grants administration including post-award fund management, financial reporting to agencies, and closeout activities for federal, state, local, and private sponsors. The position involves activities associated with forecasting, planning, and managing of research portfolios by performing the following: Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research administrator to independently manage awards in compliance with university and institutional research sponsor policies, regulations, terms and conditions. Forecasts and plans financial activity for awards; performs financial transactions and maintains contract and grant records. Works on proposals and awards of diverse scope where analysis of data requires thorough understanding of complex regulations. Works on complex proposals and awards that may involve multiple investigators and / or multiple sub awards. Typically works on complex proposals such as grants / contracts which require task budgets, option years, multiple investigators and multiple sub awards. Collects and reports financial and key project personnel data required by NIH agencies. Administers subcontracts and coordinates with collaborating institutions and their project investigators' team. Completes and approves transactions for signature by manager or other authorized institutional official. Support faculty through proposal initiatives that are not under the purview of the campus Research Management Services (RMS) unit.
The Research Financial Analyst will serve 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.
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.