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FINANCIAL COORDINATOR , Brain and Cognitive Sciences , to serve as a key member of the finance team by coordinating financial activities and sponsored program administration for a dynamic academic neuroscience department. Will coordinate the preparation, review, and submission of budgets and/or grant proposals; assist with proposal development and submission; track and monitor compliance and consistency with approved award budgets; coordinate timely payments, extensions, and closeouts; create, implement, and maintain budget and proposal tracking systems; forecast account balances; generate budget reports and produce budget forecasts; process UROP proposals and payroll; assist with graduate student funding and submit and maintain graduate student appointments; and track external fellowships for graduate students.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree in a related field; at least two years' experience in accounting or finance; strong communication, analysis, and organizational skills; ability to learn changing technologies related to grants and contracts management; knowledge of federal guidelines and of the principles, theories, and concepts of pre- and post-award grant management; high-level of proficiency with Excel and other MS Office products; and knowledge of SAP or similar accounting package. PREFERRED : experience in an academic research environment with emphasis on sponsored research, and MIT experience. Job #18993-6
Internal Number: 18993
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