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 AND PROJECT COORDINATOR , Abdul Jameel World Water and Food Systems Laboratory (J-WAFS) , to provide comprehensive financial and nonfinancial program support. J-WAFS supports internal MIT grants , including sponsored research, seed funding, student fellowships, and other activities. Responsibilities will include financial management/administration for J-WAFS funding and spending and for the director's research accounts; managing income from a variety of sources (endowment, foundations, gifts, sponsored research); maintaining all accounting and preparing reports containing financial monitoring, analyses, and forecasts; overseeing pre-and post-award grant/contract activities for federal/industrial/foundation funding; handling routine financial tasks, including account set-up and closeouts, eDACCA salary certifications, purchase orders, invoice approvals, RFPs, travel reimbursements, P-card approvals, and gift tracking and donor acknowledgment; and a variety of other duties, e.g., event logistics, processing appointments and visa paperwork, database management, equipment and supply maintenance, and other tasks as requested.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; two years' financial and grants management experience; familiarity with pre- and post-award processes; comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel; ability to prepare professionally-formatted, accurate, and timely Excel reports; strong coordination, time-management, multitasking, financial, analytical, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills; meticulous attention to detail; comfort working with colleagues from different cultures/backgrounds; discretion and judgment with confidential information/issues; ability to prioritize and complete deadline-driven tasks despite interruptions, collaborate within a small team with minimal oversight, and work effectively with a variety of constituents; and willingness to perform nonfinancial tasks to support program activities. PREFERRED : experience in an academic research/sponsored research setting; financial experience at MIT and with its financial systems (e.g., Kuali Coeus, Cognos, SAP, Concur, Atlas-centered applications), policies, and procedures; and experience with event coordination, HR processes, and Salesforce/other database management program. Job #19226-6
Internal Number: 19226
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