Grants and Financial Administrator, J-PAL North America

Massachusetts, United States
01 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Functional Area: Finance/Accounting
Department: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab
School Area: Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
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.

GRANTS AND FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATORAbdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), North America (NA), to administer J-PAL NA’s pre- and post-award financial activities for its sponsored research grants and gifts as well as other related financial activities. Will resolve moderately complex issues and advise on matters pertaining to financial activities for J-PAL NA, including preparation and submission of proposals, development and monitoring of multi-year budgets, creation and analysis of financial projections, grant administration, subaward management, preparation of reports, and award closeouts.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree; at least three years of experience with grants management or financial administration; strong writing, project management, and problem solving skills; ability to communicate clearly; meticulous attention to detail and accuracy; financial skills related to the preparation of and reporting on complex budgets; good judgment; and technical proficiency with learning and using computer applications, including Excel, Salesforce, and financial planning systems such as SAP. Job #17649-7

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.