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.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, GIFT ACCOUNTING , Office of the Recording Secretary (RSO) , to be responsible for managing day-to-day gift accounting operations, including oversight and review of gift and pledge reconciliations and reporting. Will assign work to, set priorities for, supervise, train, and hire the gift accounting staff; advise departments on matters relating to donor compliance; and manage internal and external audits of the RSO.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : ten years' progressively responsible accounting experience, including experience with nonprofit institutions; master's degree in accounting, finance, or related field; certified public accountant (CPA); thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for gift/pledge accounting and net asset case restrictions; expertise with Ellucian CRM Advance gift system, SAP, and BrioQuery; demonstrated success directing staff to perform and meet mutually agreed upon performance objectives; excellent analytical, problem-solving skills, interpersonal, and professional communications skills; diplomacy and sensitivity to the needs of multiple constituencies in an academic environment; and proficiency with Apple products and FileMaker Pro, Microsoft Word, and Excel. Must be able to maintain confidentiality, set priorities, manage a variety of tasks while paying attention to detail, work independently, and assess and adjust priorities and respond to changing demands and deadlines. PREFERRED : familiarity with Ellucian CRM Advance gift system or similar fund-raising database; and knowledge of MIT policies, procedures, and operational systems. Job #18527-11
Internal Number: 18527
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