Senior Fund Manager

Responsibilities
The Senior 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. Qualifications
Required:* Familiarity with Microsoft word processing and spreadsheet programs to include MS Word, Excel, and Access.* Ability to work with minimal supervision and set priorities in order to meet varying demands and competing deadlines from a variety of individuals.* Ability to accurately provide oral and written instructions and communicate clearly and concisely using proper English in order to convey messages, follow instructions, and obtain information.* Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all levels of faculty, physicians, principal investigators, staff, fellows, and the public in a cooperative manner, including members of EFM, OCGA, general accounting, and funding agencies.* Ability to function as part of a team and as accounting/grants manager liaison/analyst in large, complex divisions.* Skill in organizing material, information, and resources in a systematic way to maximize efficiency and minimize duplication.* Skill in maintaining confidentiality at the highest levels.* Leadership, organizational, and managerial skills to work effectively as a representative of the division.Preferred:* 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.
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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