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FINANCIAL OFFICER , Mechanical Engineering , to administer and oversee pre- and post-award sponsored activities and provide 'cradle-to-grave' contract/grant and financial management for faculty and principal investigators (PIs). Responsibilities include administering all pre-award activities including reviewing solicitations, proposal and budget development, and proposal submission to central OSP (Office of Sponsored Programs); utilizing the COEUS proposal module for the preparation, routing, and submission of proposals; monitoring the financial performance of grants and contracts to ensure compliance with policies and consistency with the approved budget; preparing standard and nonstandard reports, financial analysis, forecasts, and graphs and spreadsheets for the PIs; handling payroll distribution and certification, cost sharing and matching requirements, and other terms and conditions of the awards; ensuring compliance with agency expenditure policies and procedures and award terms and conditions; advising PIs and other faculty and implementing their subsequent decisions; and working with research and administrative staff on pre- and post-award issues.
REQUIRED : a bachelor's degree; a minimum of five years' related experience in grant management, accounting, or related financial area; initiative; ability to work independently with minimal supervision to solve problems and to function as part of a team; ability to adhere to tight deadlines; strong interpersonal, communication, analysis, and organizational skills; ability to learn changing technologies related to grants and contracts management; knowledge of federal guidelines; advanced-level knowledge of Excel and SAP or similar accounting package; and relational database skills. Experience with COEUS and Grants.gov strongly preferred. MIT experience would be helpful. Job #17291-8
Internal Number: 17291
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