Fund Manager
UCLA Health
Los Angeles, California 90001

Job Description


The Fund Manager will provide comprehensive analysis and manage all of the extramural grant fund functions for the assigned Department of Medicine Division. Represent Research Faculty interests in all pre and post award areas. Contact funding agencies to clarify and bring to complete resolution on any issues, questions or concerns of Research Faculty. Coordinate research activities, agency reports, and special requests (i.e. re-budgeting; change of investigator effort) on behalf of Research Faculty. Compose, edit, and prepare written correspondence as requested by Research Faculty. Assist Research Faculty in implementation of new and ongoing activities of research administration including identification of problems and providing operational solutions. Assist Research Faculty in meeting timelines required by funding agencies. Provide Division Administrator with expertise and management to facilitate completion of research administration assignments. Manage the preparation of grant proposals and budgets. Manage grant application submission process. Serve as divisional representative in all divisional, departmental, and campus contract and grant funding meetings. Provide financial analysis and long-range planning for all awards, to include faculty salaries, staff salaries, and related expenses. Oversee operations of post-award activation and administration. Review and recommend new administrative organizational policies and procedures to improve awards administration and overdraft minimization. Develop systemized accounting operations for division. Provide pro-active management to maintain accurate financial functioning and avoid overdrafts on Division controlled funds. Oversee the prompt resolution of financial management issues within the Division.  



* Demonstrated skill in financial analysis, planning, preparation, and administration of a budget with multiple complex funding sources.
* Demonstrated experience in post-award research administration, including fund close-out.
* Skill in navigating through Query Data Base (QDB) and Employment Data Base (EDB).
* Demonstrated experience in interpretation and hands-on application of accounting, budgetary, and auditing principles and practices in a University or non-profit environment.
* Working knowledge of University financial ledgers and payroll and accounting systems.
* Demonstrated skill in preparing short and long term budget projections and analyzing financial reports.
* Mathematical skills and experience sufficient to monitor expenses, analyze costs, prepare budget projections, identify discrepancies, and identify potential problems using spreadsheet programs.
* Working knowledge of University, NIH, and other major awarding agencies' grants restrictions and requirements.
* Familiarity with UCLA transfer of fund online system.
* Knowledge of microcomputer systems and local area networks in order to enter and manipulate data on various computerized financial programs and downloads.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Employment/Position Type:

Full Time
Date Posted : 06/29/2022