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Research Financial Analyst

Reporting to the CDL Director of Finance and Operations, the Research Financial Analyst position will be responsible for providing direct research administration support to investigators within CDL, including the Executive Director. The position is responsible for working collaboratively across CDL programs to provide comprehensive financial and budgetary services. The role will also be required to work closely with the CDL Finance Manager, Budget Office, Contracts and Grants Manager as well as other key stakeholders within and outside of UCOP associated with finance and post award research management.  This position will be a primary point of contact for research financial management within CDL.

The incumbent will assume a key role in the annual budget process; produce monthly and quarterly expenditure reports; analyze portfolio spending patterns and trends; analyze and resolve problems; interpret policies (e.g., fiscal management, HR, contracts and grants, resource management in defined areas); demonstrate solid subject matter knowledge; and ensure the successful operation of CDL financial services. The position interacts frequently with the UC Office of the President financial services units, including the Business Resource Center, Budget Analysis and Planning, and Procurement Services.   

The ideal candidate will use advanced professional concepts and organizational objectives to resolve complex problems in creative and effective ways; work on nuanced issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors; and exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Applicants who wish to work onsite in the UC Office of the President downtown Oakland offices, hybrid, or remotely from within the state of California will be considered.

For more detailed information and to apply, see the job posting at the UCOP Careers site

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