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 ADMINISTRATOR 2 , (part-time 20 hrs/wk), MIT Skoltech Program , to support the sponsored accounting and financial operations of the program. The financial operations responsibilities will include assisting with annual financial reporting and annual financial audit; monitoring account activity and expenditures to ensure that expenses are accurate, timely, complete, and properly documented; preparing and coordinating yearly program budget; preparing requests for payment, requisitions, travel expense reports, journal vouchers, and other accounting forms; payroll authorizations; verifying credit card charges; reviewing purchase order commitments; and maintaining all financial documentation in electronic files. Sponsored accounting responsibilities will include reviewing proposal budgets to make sure they comply with MIT and sponsor policies; assisting with MIT Skoltech grant account set-ups, extensions, and closeouts; collecting and maintaining financial paperwork of grants on a monthly basis; ensuring that grants are compliant with sponsor reporting requirements; and performing other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED : a bachelor's degree; at least three years' experience in accounting or finance; proficiency with Excel; knowledge of budget preparation and administration, financial record-keeping, and reporting; ability to both take direction and make independent decisions on behalf of the program; meticulous attention to accuracy and detail; strong interpersonal skills; ability to maintain relationships with people at all levels of the organization and to serve as an ambassador for the MIT Skoltech Program; comfort working within MIT across a broad range of constituents; ability to multitask changing priorities; and sound judgment with confidential information/issues. SAP and Kuali Coues experience a strong plus. Job #18177-7
This is a part-time position and has a semi-flexible work schedule.
Internal Number: 18177
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