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Financial Analyst
Ref No.: 18-17837
Location: San Francisco, California
Some knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems. Req
Ability to gather reasonably retrievable information, organizes, and performs basic financial analysis assignments. Req
Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner both in writing and verbally. Req
Demonstrated ability to use spreadsheet and database software for moderately complex financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports. Req
Demonstrated Interpersonal skills at all levels within the unit; service orientation; critical thinking; attention to detail; ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, organizational skills. Req
Ability to adapt to changing priorities. Req
Ability to function as a member of a team. Req
Intermediate knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources. Req
Ability to independently interpret and apply policies, respond to requests and resolve issues, and provide assistance, to faculty and staff at all levels in a team-oriented environment. Req
Knowledge of GAAP practices. Req
Experience with Recharge billing policies and procedures, including Contracts & Grants and Extramural Fund Accounting requirements. Pref
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs, including Access, Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Req
Pre-award grant experience, including preparing proposal budgets, completing NIH forms, and collecting data to demonstrate compliance (i.e. human subjects education training, human/animal subjects research approval, other support, and biosketches). Req
Prior experience with NIH grants management and budget development, including OMB Circulars A21 and A133. Req
Knowledge of fund accounting, cost accounting standards, recharge methodology development, cost transfer policy, effort reporting, travel and reimbursement policies. Pref

The Finance Analyst performs a variety of tasks including gathering and analyzing financial information, preparing financial reports, recharge billing, reviewing medical records for billing purposes, audits, and other duties as assigned. S/he serves as a key resource to the Finance team on reconciliation, purchasing, and expense reimbursement process policies and procedures. S/he reports directly to CRS. Finance Supervisor and works with the CTSI central finance team to carry out departmental financial responsibilities.

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) spans the four health science schools (Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing and Dentistry), the Graduate Division, and collaborating affiliates of CLIENT. The mission of CTSI is to facilitate clinical and translational research to improve patient and community health. CTSI does this by providing infrastructure, services and training to make research more efficient. CTSI develops broad coalitions and partnerships at the local, regional and national levels to enable a transformation of the research environment. CTSI has $14M in annual funding from multiple sources (NIH, institutional, philanthropy, industry and other) and includes 15 interdisciplinary programs.