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Senior Fund Manager

Company: University of California Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Fund Manager

University of California Los Angeles

Budgeted Pay Scale:

$71,500 - $95,000 Annually

Full Salary Range:
USD $71,500.00/Yr. - USD $154,900.00/Yr.

Special Instructions to Applicants

  • This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement within the state of California. The selected candidate must reside within the state of California or be willing to relocate
  • This is a full-time career appointment.
  • This position is eligible for hybrid work with an expectation that the incumbent will be onsite two days per week or as operational needs dictates.
  • A resume and cover letter are required for consideration.
    Department Summary

    The UCLA School of Law, located in Los Angeles, California, is one of the top-ranked law schools in the United States. Founded in 1949, it has built a reputation for academic excellence, diversity, and innovation in legal education. The school offers a wide range of programs, including Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Laws (LLM), and Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) degrees, MLS (Mater of Legal Studies), as well as joint degree programs in collaboration with other UCLA departments. UCLA Law provides a rich environment for aspiring lawyers to develop their skills, pursue their passions, and make a positive impact on society.
    Position Summary

    The Senior Fund Manager will ensure timely financial management of the School's accounts, invoices, contracts, and grants and monitor the application of accounting principles and activities. Additional major duties include ledger reconciliation, accounts payables, budget preparation, financial forecasting, and income and expense analysis. The incumbent has fiscal and operational responsibility over a portfolio of $2.0 million in extramural research funding, including federal, state, and private industry research awards. The Senior Fund Manager will oversee services provided to all Law School ladder faculty (approx. 70 FTE) by the Accountant team, including a full range of financial, business, analytical, and problem-solving services. The Senior Fund Manager will also work in collaboration with University central campus administrators, department managers, and staff, Law School administrators, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, as well as contract and grant officials at extramural funding agencies, to advance the financial needs of the School and navigate any exceptions to the policy that may arise.

    Salary & Compensation

    *UCLA provides a full pay range. Actual salary offers consider factors, including budget, prior experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business considerations. Salary offers at the top of the range are not common. Visit to discover benefits that start on day one, and to calculate the total compensation value with benefits.

  • 5-7 years Related financial, accounting or business experience. (Required)
  • Experience with UCLA accounting and financial systems; including COGNOS, BruinBuy, OFSR and QDB. (Preferred)
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of general accounting policies, procedures and reporting requirements. (Required)
  • Expert ability to examine, analyze and reconcile financial reports and create and interpret financial statements to develop annual reports and budgets. (Required)
  • Expert mathematical and quantitative skills to calculate formulas, prepare budgets and produce accurate financial reports and projections. (Required)
  • Advanced skills in Windows applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. (Required)
  • Ability to read, analyze and reconcile monthly ledgers (i.e. payroll, open commitments, expenditure overdrafts, detail general ledgers and recharge reports). (Required)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact and communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students and other campus departments. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other University offices and the public. (Required)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or very little supervision, using initiative and resourcefulness in performing job duties in areas of responsibilities and in the execution of additional duties as assigned. (Required)
  • Demonstrated strong administrative and organizational skills. (Required)
  • Expert ability to prioritize, handle numerous tasks simultaneously and adjust heavy workload to meet various deadlines. (Required)
  • Ability to adapt to changes as a result of phased automation and changing regulatory and economic environment. (Required)
  • Demonstrated skill in training, organizing and establishing a harmonious and productive team work environment. (Required)
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of information related to financial and personnel matters. (Required)
    Education, Licenses, Certifications & Personal Affiliations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or equivalent combination of education and experience/training. (Required)
    Special Conditions for Employment

  • Background Check: Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
  • Live Scan Background Check: A Live Scan background check must be completed prior to the start of employment.
  • Age Requirement: Candidate(s) must be 18 years or older to be eligible to be hired.
  • Limited time off during fiscal close. (Required)

    M- F; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
    Union/Policy Covered

    99-Policy Covered
    Complete Position Description

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