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FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR 3 , Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)-USAF-MIT AI Accelerator (AIA) to perform financial services for CSAIL and the AIA (hosted by CSAIL). Will develop financial forecasts and overviews for sponsored projects; design, generate, and analyze reports; oversee proposal preparation; review procurement and accounting transactions for conformity to policies/procedures/financial planning models; review, process, and administer subcontracts; review project close dates and ensure extension requests and close-outs are made in a timely fashion; serve as a knowledge and training resource for CSAIL and AIA management and support staff; and perform other tasks/projects as assigned.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; five years' accounting/finance experience with decision-making responsibility; experience with federal contract terms/conditions, administrative rules, cost principals, and regulations under OMB guidelines; experience working in pre- and post-award research administration and sponsored programs and analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating contractual terminology; knowledge of budgeting theory and practices, including reporting requirements and procedures related to federal/state/related grants, cost accounting, government accounting, and auditing; familiarity with electronic research administration requirements; financial management/forecasting skills; discretion with confidential information/issues; ability to multitask, prioritize, manage numerous awards simultaneously, and meet concurrent deadlines in a fast-paced environment; strong interpersonal, customer service, organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and verbal and written communication skills; proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, internet research, enterprise financial systems, grants management tools, and multidimensional databases; ability to learn new procedures/systems; meticulous attention to detail; ability to coordinate projects independently and collaborate on teams. PREFERRED : experience working with federal sponsors (e.g., NSF, DoD, NIH); MIT experience in a financial, grant, or research administration role; two years' financial administration experience in a university/hospital/nonprofit; knowledge of general accounting principles; and SAP and Cognos experience. Job #19021-8
Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends (up to 20% of the time) when necessary.
Internal Number: 19201
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