Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
ASSISTANT MANAGER, SPONSORED ACCOUNTING , Office of the Vice President for Finance-Controllership , to be responsible for all team deliverables related to managing sponsored billings, collections, financial data and analysis, and industrial post-award administration for the Institute. Will oversee a five-member team that is responsible for revenue reconciliation, audit, and financial reporting of sponsored awards and providing analytics of research related data; and provide excellent customer service to MIT community members and external sponsors through consistent and effective collaborations.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business administration; at least four years of experience in financial operations, including accounting and account reconciliation; demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles and relevant federal regulations for sponsored accounting, including those specific to research and nonprofit organizations; excellent collaboration, interpersonal, customer service, and written and verbal communication skills; attention to detail, quality of work, and timeliness of deliverables; adaptability and flexibility; and training and coaching skills. Must be able to manage multiple tasks under strict deadlines; work as part of and add value to a team; respond to general inquiries and use sound judgment in recognizing when to escalate questions and concerns to senior management; take ownership and responsibility for tasks Independent; designate and assign tasks to team members; and manage assigned workload, reprioritizing as necessary. Experience with billing processes, managing accounts receivable, and/or sponsored grants/contracts accounting; management experience; knowledge of research administration; familiarity with Microsoft Office, especially Excel; advanced-level knowledge of SAP and database software such as Brio Query, Cognos, and FileMaker; MIT experience; and knowledge of research administration preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation also preferred. Job #17436-8
Internal Number: 17436
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