Financial Analyst

Massachusetts, United States
21 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Functional Area: Finance/Accounting
Department: Information Systems & Technology
School Area: VP for Info Systems & Technology
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 ANALYST, Information Systems and Technology (IS&T)-Finance Team, to be responsible for activities that enable the finance team to plan and orchestrate budget processes, facilitate actual and forecasted financial performance against reported budgets, and provide support to IS&T leadership and staff through ad hoc financial analysis and reporting.  Will be responsible for preparing financial analyses, forecasts, and/or modeling, including chart preparation and comparative analysis; recurring spending review and signoff processes; processing journal vouchers and communicating results; monitoring financial activities, ensuring proper fiscal controls are in place and expenditures are in compliance with MIT policies, identifying and troubleshooting financial management issues, and recommending corrective actions; contributing to the development and implementation of financial policies, procedures, and process improvements; responding to customer needs by preparing requisitions and business spending purchasing, payment requests, travel expense reports, credit expense verification, and/or invoices for payment; processing revenue and expense chargebacks; and perform other duties as requested.

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  at least three years’ experience in finance, accounting, or relevant field and a bachelor’s degree or seven years’ experience without a degree; knowledge and understanding of an ERP tool (e.g., SAP, Coupa, etc.); experience with Microsoft Office, primarily Excel, PowerPoint and Word; understanding of account processes and methodologies, including purchasing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable; analytical, mathematical, problem-solving, time-management, and verbal and written communication skills; and ability to effectively interpret and communicate statistical information, interact with people at all levels, work collaboratively, and prioritize deadlines in support of customer requirements in a fast-paced environment.  Experience with reporting tools (e.g., Cognos, Tableau, etc.) preferred.  Job #17615-7

Salary range:  $55 - 72,000

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.