Financial Coordinator

Massachusetts, United States
24 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering
School Area: Engineering
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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 COORDINATORCivil and Environmental Engineering, to coordinate sponsored program and gift-related financial activities.  Will manage a portfolio of sponsored research accounts and perform diverse financial duties.  Responsibilities include performing various facets of proposals submission, including reading solicitations, communicating with stakeholders, budget creation, and developing and collecting proposal files; preparing and submitting proposals; preparing monthly spending forecasts and other financial reports; conducting financial review and control activities; performing post-award activities, including reporting, payroll distribution and certification, cost‑sharing and matching requirements, and other terms and conditions of the award; ensuring compliance with agency policies/procedures and award terms/conditions; monitoring the financial performance of grants and contracts; advising faculty and staff on pre‑ and post‑award issues; analyzing and reviewing monthly eDACCA and DTR to ensure charges are allowable; interacting with vendors, MIT Procurement, faculty, staff, and students on accounting issues; responding to inquiries by faculty members and their groups; processing faculty summer salary, late salary request, eSDS change, and JVs; maintaining records/files; approving requisitions, invoices, RFPs, travel vouchers, credit card charges, etc.; and performing other duties as assigned.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree in a related field; at least two years’ direct/related financial/accounting experience; knowledge of and experience with financial systems, spreadsheets, accounting tools, and general finance administration; excellent analytical, organizational, and oral and written communication skills; meticulous attention to detail; ability to set priorities, work effectively under the pressure of deadlines, deal with frequent interruptions, and work both independently and as part of a team; and strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Excel and Word. Knowledge of OSP Kuali COEUS, SAP, and MIT's financial and administrative systems strongly preferred.  Job #17382-6

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.