Under general direction of the Center CAO and Sr. Contracts and Grants Analyst, assume full-delegated authority for contract and grant analysis, serve as one of the compliance officers for department contract and grant activity and administration of the Center. As the analyst, responsible for budget preparation, review, analysis and forecasting of extramural grant budgets. Independently provide forecasting, planning and management of research portfolios.
This position is one of the two Contracts and Grants Analysts for the Center. During absences, one provides full back-up to the other. The analyst is also responsible for any other special projects assigned by CAO. Serve as primary financial analyst, compliance officer, and resource manager for all extramural activity. Manage the center's research activities including pre-and post-award management of grants and contracts. Provide effort reporting, financial planning and reporting for a large, complex center with a variety of federal, state, private sponsors' projects. Work with Principal Investigators to understand sponsors' guideline for funding opportunity, analyze programmatic needs and make recommendations in proposal preparation, including proposals for complex subcontracts, and award management. Independently gather, manage, and analyze financial data from a variety of revenue streams, including state and federal grants, private grants, gifts, and other funding sources.
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Lift/maneuver boxes of ledgers and other financial documents for storage purposes weighing up to 30 lbs.
Work at a personal computer for extended periods of time.
Work with frequent interruptions.
Work flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays to meet project deadlines or operation needs.
Limited vacation during busy periods, such as fiscal closing and during grant/project deadlines.
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Demonstrated experience with development of proposal submissions with various sponsors including NIH, NSF via Cayuse System, Fast lane and Grants.gov.
Demonstrated knowledge of Uniform Guidance (Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principals, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards) and sponsor policies.
Demonstrated experience with contracts and grants post-award fiscal administration including various sub-awards management.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience preparing financial reports, developing financial short and long term projections, performing budgetary planning and developing and monitoring budgetary.
Extensive experience researching and interpreting a variety of laws, regulations and policies pertaining to research administration.
Organizational skills to work with changing priorities, frequent interruptions and demanding workload, to manage and monitor multiple accounts simultaneously, and to meet multiple and variable priorities and deadlines.
Experience with Account Management, A/P, Purchasing and Financial Systems.
Ability to complete the UC Davis Research Administrator series within a year.
Experience providing leadership in all aspects of contract and grant administration.
Experience with KUALI (Account Management, A/P and Purchasing), ERS, DS, UCPATH, OPTRS, academic and staff title codes.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.