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.
FINANCIAL COORDINATOR , MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI)-Finance , to join MIT's hub for energy research, education, and outreach--connecting faculty, students, and staff to develop the knowledge, technologies, and solutions that will deliver clean, affordable, and plentiful sources of energy. Will serve as a member of MITEI finance, reporting to the manager of financial operations, collaborating with other finance staff on the pre- and post-award administration processes, and working with MITEI members like ExxonMobil, Shell, Eni, and others. Responsibilities include supporting principal investigators (PIs) with developing industrially-funded research project plans and all administrative content for proposals; providing post-award administration support; monitoring the financial performance of active grants and contracts and providing regular updates and projections for PIs to verify for proper distribution; providing financial analysis and oversight and preparing reports; continually monitoring accounts to ensure compliance with MIT and sponsor policies/requirements, including the closeout period; and reconciling accounts within assigned portfolio.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least two years' accounting/finance experience in a nonprofit or educational setting; strong analytical, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; meticulous attention to detail; ability to prioritize and work effectively under deadline pressure; solid understanding of and ability to communicate information about federal regulations applicable to research projects; high-level proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel; willingness to learn new business methods and computational skills and demonstrated record of assuming greater responsibility over time; good judgment and discretion with sensitive information; and ability to work independently and as a member of a productive, collaborative, and innovative team in a fast-paced and challenging environment. PREFERRED : MIT experience and familiarity with its systems, e.g., Kuali Coeus and SAP. Job #19087-6
Internal Number: 19087
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