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Post-Award Analyst

  • Irvine, CA
  • $66700 - 118500 per year USD / Year
  • Irvine, CA
  • $66700 - 118500 per year USD / Year

University of California

Job title: Post-Award Analyst

Company: University of California

Job description: Job Opening ID:Reports To: Director of FinanceWorking Title: POST-AWARD ANALYSTDepartment: Public Health FinanceBargaining Unit: 99FLSA: ExemptPayroll Job Code: 006206Job Location: UCI Campus- IrvinePercent of Time: 100%Work Schedule: 8-5, M-FEmployee Class: CareerPosition Summary:UCI Program in Public Health is dedicated to the achievement of health equity for all populations through research, teaching, service, and public health practice, locally and globally. Championing the principles of evidence-based public health science, the Program’s community aspires to understand and impact population-level social, biological, and environmental determinants of health and well-being.The Program in Public Health, and future school of public health, is seeking two post-award analysts to support the academic units as part of a central post-award department. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Post-Award, the incumbents will support faculty across four different academic departments. Major duties include the grant management of restricted and unrestricted funds, contracts and grants budget monitoring, divisional budgeting, reconciliation of divisional accounts with accounting ledgers and financial account transfers. Follow program systems and university standards to assure conformity with UC accounting policies. Problem-solver, pro-active, and sense of urgency required to be successful in this role. The incumbent is responsible the execution and administration of subcontracts and consultant agreements, submission of timely technical and financial reports to agency sponsors, award close-out, expense reconciliation and quarterly reporting to principal investigators, identification of new funding opportunities. Incumbent prepares in-house financial reports for use by the faculty, as directed by Assistant Director. Working closely with other post-award analysts and department managers. The duties of this position require frequent interaction with program officers and sponsors at federal, state and industry funding agencies as well as counterparts from the UCI Sponsored Projects, UCI contract and grant accounting office, and various other UC Campus departments. Incumbent is responsible for providing specific direction to faculty and staff to assure compliance with recent revisions to contract and grant costing principals. This requires knowledge in agency specific contracts and grants policies; material management to include purchasing and equipment acquisition principles; personnel/payroll policies and procedures; gift administration; recharge principles; research subcontracting concepts; indirect cost principles; policies and practices related to Uniform Guidance/UG, FDP, Federal CAS requirements. Understanding of NIH grants required. Public Health is proud to provide flexible work schedules to accommodate and support work-life balance by offering a hybrid work environment. Post-Award Analysts are only required to be in-office on Wednesdays. Occasionally, mandatory program/school-wide meetings or trainings, or occasional events will require all staff to be in the office on other days of the week. Training in the early weeks of joining the program may require additional in-office days.Total Compensation:In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our and .The expected pay range for this recruitment is $66,700.00 – $92,600.00 (Annual Salary). The Full Salary Range for the salary grade this position is assigned to is $66,700.00 – $118,500.00 (Annual Salary).Department Website:Required:

  • 5+ years of proposal and post award management
  • 5+ years of complex financial analysis experience
  • Ability to identify, collect, and analyze information from multiple sources
  • Advanced knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems
  • Advance ability to effectively present complex finance related information both verbally and in writing
  • Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Ability to interpret and summarize complex financial information and narrative reports pertaining to such topics as budget development fiscal planning and reconciliation
  • Ability to audit documents and determine compliance to policies
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and employ effective problem-solving techniques
  • Working knowledge of University general accounting, payroll accounting, contract and grant accounting And purchasing policies and procedures
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality of financial and personnel matters
  • Demonstrated skills to independently analyze situations, interpret data, define problems and/or objectives, identify relevant factors, and formulate logical conclusions and recommendations
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage a complex workload in an environment with changing priorities and competing deadlines.
  • Possess excellent mathematical, financial/business and analytical skills with the ability to formulate clear and concise budgets, financial spread sheets, and reports useful for planning and decision-making.
  • Demonstrated skill in understanding and interpreting current federal, state and University regulations relating to contracts and grants administration
  • Experience administering research funding from agencies such as the National Science Foundation, and National Institutes of Health.


  • Knowledge of Kuali Financial System Minimum of one year of UC experience managing multi-million-dollar research awards.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively advise
  • Principal Investigators about account balances

Conditions of Employment:The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page –Closing Statement:The University of California, Irvine 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 .
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or

Expected salary: $66700 – 118500 per year

Location: Irvine, CA

Job posting date: Fri, 17 May 2024 05:10:58 GMT

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