Position is responsible for the financial, post-award management of a portfolio of Salk Faculty sponsored research projects including government grants, private agency/foundation grants, gifts and internally funded projects. Works in partnership with administration and faculty to provide support in all aspects of financial management of direct costs and compliance with a large variety of funding sources including Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance. Assists principal investigators, lab administrators and management in providing financial information related to grants as well as advising on fiscal matters as needed. Acts as a liaison between research labs and other administrative departments and recharge centers utilizing multiple systems including Accounting, Human Resources/Payroll, Procurement, Animal Resources and Grant Proposal Submissions. Responsible for all financial grant reporting to external funding sources. Position will perform responsibilities in a fast-paced, complex, and multifaceted environment.
Bachelor's degree (preferably in accounting, finance or other business related field).
Relevant experience helpful but not a substitute for degree.
Must be able to work overtime as needed and occasionally work a flexible schedule based on workload and deadlines.
Peak times include month-end and fiscal year-end close, annual external audit and meeting high volume of financial grant reporting deadlines.
Must be willing to work at a location away from the main campus (but within walking distance) and travel to and from campus as needed (parking is available at both locations).
Successful completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation.
Must sign an employee confidentiality agreement.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
This position requires constant adjusting focus, touching, feeling, seeing, analyzing, communicating, reading, reasoning, handling and working inside.
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.