The Lead Research Finance Analyst (RFA) is independently responsible for post award administration for active Principal Investigators as well as supervision of all other RFAs in the Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics.
The Analyst will play a key role in implementing best practices within the Department for post award administration. This includes workflows for grants management operations and processes for obtaining financial approvals on PI projects. The Analyst is responsible for the training and development of two RFAs on an ongoing basis and to facilitate the solving of complex portfolio problems for those on the post award team.
The Lead RFA will supervise support staff (currently consisting of one finance assistant) working on grants or contracts according to established policies, practices and defined internal controls. They will receive pre-determined work that is subject to a moderate level of control and review and exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. The Lead RFA will Identify risks and respond accordingly. They will provide priority setting and work flow analysis and will also use advanced contracts and grants concepts to manage high volume and high complexity transactions.
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.
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