Financial Assistant II

Massachusetts, United States
18 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Center for Environmental Health Sciences (30 hrs/wk.), to perform tasks related to accounting and general program support for the center (20 hours/week) and for the TCTC program (10 hours/week).  Will support--under minimal supervision--the fiscal officer with day-to-day financial functions.

This will include maintaining financial records, filing and tracking packing slips, processing reimbursements, placing orders, following up with vendors/purchasers/invoices, reconciling monthly detailed transaction reports, matching credit card statements with receipts, assisting with travel arrangements, preparing and submitting travel reports, update service facilities usage reports, preparing service facilities backup, and handling related tasks as needed. 

Will also perform duties such as the sorting, filing, scanning, and copying needed to reorganize and archive financial records; and help with other duties as needed. 

Job Requirements

REQUIREDat least three years of basic financial accounting or related experience; strong organizational and time-management skills; attention to detail; and exceptional interpersonal communication.

 Must be able to work independently; handle multiple tasks simultaneously; work effectively with other staff and research members; and perform intermediate accounting functions and word processing. A bachelor’s degree, proficiency with Excel and Word, and experience with SAP and Adobe Professional preferred. Experience working in higher education would be a plus.

Schedule to be determined.

This is a one year term position depending on grant funding.

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.