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SENIOR GLOBAL ACCOUNTING AND OPERATIONS SPECIALIST , Office of the Vice President for Finance-Tax and Global Operations , to support the operations manager and provide business, financial, and operational expertise, analysis, and support to VPF and Institute leadership. Will maintain and improve accounting and reporting processes for global affiliations by performing highly complex reporting, analysis, and control of accounting and financial functions for MIT global entities and collaborations, including audit and related compliance activities.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree in accounting or related field; at least seven years' experience in financial operations, including accounting and account reconciliations; experience with global business operations; strong command of U.S. GAAP accounting principles and relevant federal regulations; ability to quickly learn and master accounting information systems and report writing tools; strong customer service, leadership, analytical, problem-solving, organizational, consultation, and written and verbal communication skills; self-motivation; ability to independently manage issues, processes, and projects from start to completion; meticulous attention to detail; ability to work across teams in a highly collaborative environment to build consensus and anticipate outcomes in order to drive processes forward; discretion, tact, and good judgment with highly sensitive and confidential information; ability to manage multiple challenging projects simultaneously in a fast-paced setting with nonnegotiable deadlines; flexibility; willingness to pitch in with the team; and excellent Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills. PREFERRED : master's degree in a related field or an MBA and/or CPA; knowledge of IFRS accounting principles and relevant international regulations; experience in higher education or nonprofit accounting, especially for organizations with overseas portfolios or subsidiaries; SAP and Brio Query experience; and familiarity with MIT financial, administrative, and operational policies/procedures. Job #18348-10
Internal Number: 18348
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