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Post Award Accounting Manager

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
29288086 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $87,300 - $163,300

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Under general direction of the Controller / Associate Vice Chancellor Business & Financial Services, the Post Award Accounting Manager is responsible for managing external funding received by the University by providing comprehensive fiscal management, consultative analysis and programmatic administration of a full range of complex extramural fund sources, to ensure the effective cash management, compliance, and internal controls, in accordance with campus, system-wide, federal and other sponsor policies and requirements. The position also develops financial models, strategies and recommendations to maximize cash flow and minimize outstanding receivables. This position is responsible for the administration of the accounting system projects and receivable modules, and related reporting. As a unit manager and member of the Accounting Management Team, the position is responsible for the implementation of the division's talent and performance management strategy for assigned staff towards meeting established strategic goals and objectives.

The full salary range for the Post Award Accounting Manager is $84,100.00 - $157,500.00 annually. The expected pay scale for this position is $102,450 to $139,150. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, experience, and other business and operational needs.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. **


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Master's degree in business administration or related field. Preferred


Certification Requirement
Professional certification. Preferred


Experience Requirement
8 - 13 years of related experience. Required
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred
Experience and advanced knowledge of interpreting and applying fund and cash management principles; Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; Governmental Accounting Standards, and Uniform Guidance requirements. Required
5 or more years of advanced financial consulting experience or equivalent. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Occassional travel Required
Due to fiscal year end closing, business necessitates that vacation requests for the month of July will not be considered. Required
Must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI. Required

Minimum Requirements

Broad knowledge of the organization's operational, personnel, and financial transactions and systems .
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative, tactful, effective and harmonious working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
Basic knowledge of industry best practices.
Broad service orientation skills; proven ability to multi-task effectively in a varied, high volume environment; sound judgment and decision-making skills; and reasoning ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Strong skills using common desktop/web applications.
Broad knowledge of financial transactions and financial systems, as well as related policy, accounting, and regulatory compliance requirements.
Advanced skill and expertise effectively writing financial reports and summaries.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels.

Preferred Qualifications

Extensive knowledge of and experience interpreting and applying contracts and grant terms and conditions, audit standards and federal sponsored projects policy

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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