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FINANCIAL OFFICER , Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) , to handle complex pre- and post-award sponsored research administration, including all sponsored, non-sponsored, and general accounts according to the terms/conditions of the sponsor and the Institute. Will utilize the COEUS award management module for proposal preparation and processing; advise principal investigators (PIs) on matters that pertain to financial management, including determining sponsor requirements and preparation of budgets/forms, tracking and monitoring financial performance of grants/contracts, preparing reports, budget forecasting, and financial analyses; prepare supplementary proposal documents and ensure proposals are complete before forwarding to sponsor; manage proposals with cost-sharing, sub-recipients costs, fixed-priced contracts, and managing the renewal and submission of applications; track proposals, manage under-recovery, cost-sharing, and subcontracts; manage sponsored project closeout processes and audit inquiries; collaborate on analyzing processes and improvements to implement enhancements; maintain relationships with a variety of departments and centralized offices at multiple institutions to facilitate financial activities for initiatives; interpret MIT and government policies; and perform other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least five years' financial experience in accounting or related financial area; excellent communication, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills; meticulous attention to detail and accuracy; self-motivation; experience with SAP or other accounting software, Kuali Coeus or other grants management systems, and Excel; demonstrated leadership and collaboration skills; and knowledge of federal guidelines. Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines, set goals and objectives, present solutions to complex problems, learn changing technologies related to grants and contract management, and work both independently and with others. PREFERRED : knowledge of pre- and post-award financial activities, experience administering projects, programs/processes, and MIT experience. Job #19462-8
Internal Number: 19462
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