Assistant Vice President, Research, Finance & Operations
Company: SRA International
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: February 22, 2021
- Assistant Vice President, Research, Finance & Operations
Assistant Vice President, Research, Finance & Operations Assistant
Vice President, Research, Finance & Operations Posting End Date
This position will remain open until filled. At the discretion of
the hiring department, this position posting may close to
applications once a sufficient number of qualified applications
have been received. Salary
$89,000 - $138,051/Annualized. Beginning salary flexible based on
qualifications Hours per Week
40 hours per week.
Occasional overtime to meet department and institutional
Occasional travel to off campus sites for meetings and/or
conferences Required Application Materials
Required: Resume and Cover Letter
Purpose of Position
--- Function: Provides direction, leadership, and administration of
REDKE financial operations.
--- Scope: Serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the REDKE
division and provides overall fiscal oversight, ensuring sound
fiscal operations. Essential Functions
1. Recommends, develops, and implements internal controls
consistent with the overall policies and objectives of the division
and ensures their adequate execution and enforcement.
2. Administers financial operations, processes and procedures.
Oversees budgetary planning and execution.
3. Provides operational oversight of the REDKE budget, across all
units in the REDKE division, including the business service center
4. Provides broad oversight of sponsored projects financial
services and post-award operations to include regulatory and
5. Analyzes expenditure trends for sponsored programs; develops
projections and recommends changes in budgetary allotments and
6. Performs cost analyses of research activities; develops plans
and alternatives for management actions.
7. Works directly with the REDKE Vice President and Senior
Associate Vice President to develop fluency with the overall
administrative and financial affairs of the division.
8. Demonstrates knowledge of accounting principles and internal
controls for the safeguard of assets, while being strategic and
9. Analyzes and evaluates REDKE funds distributions and recommends
alternatives to improve efficiencies and the return on
10. Reviews and advises restructuring of REDKE budget to ensure
alignment with UTSA strategic planning, goals, and objectives.
11. With a process flow mind set, develops and implements systems,
processes, procedures, and internal controls supporting the overall
administrative efficiency and fiscal compliance with Federal,
State, System and Institutional regulations and policies, as well
as the UT System and THECB.
12. Defines, implements, and continuously improves processes and
related metrics for efficiency and effectiveness.
13. Implements and monitors guidelines for existing and proposed
Service Centers to ensure compliance with campus, state and federal
regulations. Analyzes and approves rate analyses submitted for
Recharge, Service Centers and Specialized Service Facilities (SSF),
such as Research Cores.
14. Analyzes financial data relevant to sponsored projects to
ensure timely invoicing and reporting of extramural funding.
15. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, coaching and training
employees; directly or indirectly supervising work; evaluating
performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing
complaints and resolving problems.
16. Prepares, reviews and oversees the production of various
17. Contributes to the development of institutional
policies/procedures and system enhancements involving financial
18. Collaborates with other functional units across UTSA,
especially with VP Business Affairs, to ensure best practices and
seamless business processes at institutional level.
19. Performs other duties as assigned.
1. Serves on various institutional and external committees.
2. Works on special projects as assigned. Required
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Accounting,
Finance, or directly related field.
--- Ten years of progressively responsible experience in accounting
or financial management, grants and contracts, or research
administration with at least five years in a supervisory capacity
including management of professional accounting/financial
--- Proven ability to work independently and take initiative, while
being adaptable and attuned to shifting organizational
--- Ability to operate strategically and tactically.
--- Proven ability to zoom in and out to see the big picture while
being effective at some granular level, who can develop, manage,
and execute timelines.
--- Expert ability using multiple spreadsheet and database tools to
synthesize and integrate information for highly complex, strategic
financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
--- Ability to develop and deliver succinct and meaningful
financial presentations to all levels of the university.
--- Expert knowledge and understanding of internal control
practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
--- Subject matter expertise and extensive knowledge of Federal
costing principles, regulations, administrative and audit
requirements for colleges and universities, and federal agency and
university interpretations of those regulations.
--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
--- Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook or equivalent
email system Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree from an accredited institution in Business or
--- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management
--- Experience at a public university. University of Texas System
experience. Additional Information
-UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.
-This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent
upon a successful background check.
-Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show
proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United
States by time of hire.
-At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting
may be closed once a sufficient number of qualified applications
has been received. EO/AA Statement
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer,
it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to
promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. The University
is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with
all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women and
minorities are encouraged to apply. The UTSA campus is accessible
to persons with disabilities. To view the full job posting and
apply for this position, go to https://apptrkr.com/2085414 Society
of Research Administrators International
1560 Wilson Blvd., Suite 310
Arlington, VA 22209
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