The University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) is seeking a Financial Manager to join our Business Office team. Reporting to the Senior Business Officer within the Institute for Creative Technologies, the Financial Manager will oversee the post-award financial activities across a complex portfolio of federal contracts and grants, subawards and service agreements, along with gifts and institutional funding.
This position supervises the accounting staff and operations for the ICT, including expenditures in payroll, purchasing, check requests, expense transfers, financial reporting, and contract and grant administration and closeout. Includes monthly analysis and reporting of account activity, budget, and future projections; interprets and explains University and extramural funding agency accounting procedures and requirements for PIs; and solves any unusual or challenging problems. Acts as departmental liaison to other key university administrative units to coordinate these actions (Sponsored Projects Accounting, Business Services, Office of Financial Analysis, etc.).
This position is located in Playa Vista, CA. A flexible, hybrid work schedule is available
Responsibilities And Duties
Preferred Qualifications And Experience
We are world leaders in virtual human research, computer graphics, computer training simulations, and immersive experiences for decision-making, cultural awareness, leadership and health, located in Playa Vista, CA. ICT Employees are encouraged to develop themselves both professionally and personally, through workshops, invited guest talks, movie nights, social events, various sports teams, a private gym. The atmosphere at ICT is relaxed, informal and flexible, while encouraging initiative, personal responsibility, and a high work ethic.
Job Qualifications: Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree Minimum Experience: 5 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Senior or lead bookkeeping/accounting experience with directly related college study. Thorough knowledge of established accounting principles, methods, practices and terminology used in financial/accounting and statistical record keeping work. Ability to train, evaluate and supervise the work of employees. Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and effective communications skills.
University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT)
Playa Vista, CA
Authorized to work in the US