University of California
Community Programs Financial Manager
$23.04 - $45.54 hourly
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Job Summary Statement:
Reporting directly to the Associate Dean of Community Programs and the Assistant Dean of Financial Administration/CFO in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies (GSE&IS) serve as the Community Schools Programs Financial Manager, which includes managing the funds associated with two Community Schools, Alumni Network and TIE-INS. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following; analyzing financial activity for research and gift projects, developing monthly financial reports to deliver clear information to PIs, Project Directors and the Assistant Dean of Financial Administration/CFO including financial and administrative management of grants, gifts and permanent funding accounts totaling approximately $1,200,000 annually. Develop, review, analyze and reconcile monthly financial reports and resolve discrepancies in consultation with Project Director(s) or GSE&IS CFO. Develop strategic plans for the various projects in accordance with the various funds sources available to the various initiative projects. Design, plan, implement and manage programmatic, financial and administrative activities of the Program/Project including serving as a liaison with districts, partners (both UCLA and Non-UCLA Partners) in addition to various community organizations.
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QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION
Demonstrate working knowledge of accounting principles and computerized purchasing and accounts payable systems.
Ability to accept delegated work, validate expectations, problem-solve obstacles, and follow-up to completion and/or report status of delegated tasks.
Ability to identify methods for increased efficiency in working operations and propose modifications.
Ability to work responsibly and accurately with detailed information including: financial data and calculations, contract clauses and performance dates, and other numeric narrative information..
Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize assignments; follow through with minimal direction in order to perform effectively under conditions of frequent interruptions, fluctuating workloads, and conflicting time demands.
Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information with discretion, and to maintain professional working relationships with sponsors, industry, government, the UC and other academic and corporate institutions.
Ability to establish and maintain a broad range of campus, school district, state, and nation-wide liaisons in order to interact effectively with Center, School, and University administrators and various educational organizations.
Ability to generate detailed monthly financial reports using advanced features of Excel that compare budgeted to actual personnel effort and separate costs associated with sub-projects and major expense items
Ability to prepare budgets for extramural funds and general funds in accordance with University and funding agency guidelines and policies.
Skill in making appropriate job decisions following standard office policies and past precedents.
Knowledge of sponsored research administration sufficient to understand the proposal process, prepare appropriate forms associated with a proposal, and coordinate submission with relevant University offices. Ability to gain knowledge of Uniform Standards governing the eligibility and calculation of costs in support of sponsored research.
Demonstrated ability to organize material, information, in a systematic way to optimize efficiency and minimize duplication of effort
Demonstrated ability with University on-line financial systems/ledgers including BruinBuy, TOF, and OFSR.
Working knowledge of personal computer hardware and of word-processing, spread sheet, database, scheduling, and e-mail software, e.g., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Working knowledge of University policies and procedures such as accounting, travel, purchasing, facilities, mail and expedite tasks with associated central offices
Ability to work some weekends and afternoons as they pertain to project activities when necessary.
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This is a two year contract with options for renewal.
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