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.
ACCOUNTING OFFICER , Facilities-Accounting and Controls Group , to provide daily oversight and guidance of Facilities procurement activity and accounting controls. Will resolve financial and accounting issues and ensure compliance with MIT and Facilities' policies and procedures and oversee the financial review and control (FRC) process. Responsibilities include developing and implementing approval processes and procedures; analyzing financial statements; preparing account reconciliations and analysis; gathering and normalizing budget-related data; analyzing budget to actual reports, communicating issues, and proposing solutions; creating and producing reports and documents; reviewing and approving procurement documents; identifying compliance or other issues; and assisting with special projects as requested.
REQUIRED : a bachelor's degree in accounting or in finance with classes in accounting; a minimum of four years of accounting experience; in-depth knowledge of the principles, practices, and theories in accounting and finance; advanced-level MS Office computer skills (e.g. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP or similar accounting package; strong database skills and experience with BrioQuery and/or Cognos or similar database query tool; strong organizational, analytical, customer service, and oral and written communication skills; and ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Experience in higher education or nonprofit accounting would be a plus. Job #18047-8
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Internal Number: 18047
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