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 ASSISTANT 2 , Chemistry (2 openings), to provide direct support to the senior financial officer. Responsibilities will include performing financial management of general, fund, and research accounts for faculty; monitoring account activity and expenditures for compliance with sponsor guidelines and approved budgets; reconciling account statements and salary expense reports in accordance with the financial review and control process; preparing monthly projections; approving requests for payment, travel expense reports, and other accounting forms; reviewing and approving invoices; processing requisitions and reviewing purchase order commitments; assisting with developing proposal budgets and preparing current and pending support; conducting quarterly review of F&A rates and monthly review of closing report; processing account closeouts, including compliance audits; overseeing and maintaining all financial documentation and electronic files; serving as resource for lab members regarding MIT-related issues; and peforming other duties as directed.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : at least three years of financial or accounting experience; excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills; ability to set priorities, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and follow through on tasks; attention to detail; sound judgment; and ability to work both independently and as part of a team. PREFERRED : bachelor's degree; strong accounting skills; experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and university accounting and purchasing systems; and proficiency with MIT's financial software (SAP, Cognos). Job #19395-5
Internal Number: 19395
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