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The MITRE Corporation Finance Advisor, Financial Rotation Program (Cohort 8) in Bedford, Massachusetts

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MITRE’s Finance organization is seeking entry-level business professionals to participate in Cohort 8 of their Finance Rotation Program. The rotational program aims to develop individual’s corporate finance knowledge and analytical/problem solving skills through rotational assignments spanning MITRE’s Finance divisions – consisting of MITRE Public Sector Finance Business Management, MITRE National Security Finance Business Management, MITRE Labs Finance Business Management, Treasury and Investments, Accounting and Financial Reporting, Enterprise Analytics, Strategic Finance and Information Systems, Financial Digital Services & Transformation, Innovative Contract Solutions, as well as Corporate Finance and Business Systems. As a cohort member, you will play a key role in managing the business functions that maximize MITRE’s value to our government sponsors. The variety and breadth of these rotational experiences will provide candidates a rich learning environment to grow their business acumen and advance their career at MITRE.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and maintain direct and indirect budgets at various organizational levels

  • Analyze and diagnose business drivers and variances to budget using various financial systems

  • Communicate financial results effectively with powerful visual narratives and story-telling

  • Develop financial projections using various methods and techniques

  • Coordinate activities and information sharing with Business Partners, Sponsors and Leadership

  • Partner with Leadership to facilitate data-driven decision making

  • Define and interpret corporate policy as related to contract commitments and performance

  • Produce accurate and timely financial statements and manage recurring accounting processes

  • Identify problems and then source and collaborate to solve them

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a relative degree in Business (Finance, Accounting, Analytics, etc.) or Economics with a date of graduation in the 2023-2024 academic calendar year

  • Prior internship experience in a business role

  • Proficient in Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Tableau or Power BI

  • Academic excellence with financial or quantitative interest/competence

  • Passion for learning

  • Resourceful self-starter

  • Creative problem-solver

  • Mindset of continuous improvement

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Flexible team player with ability to work in cross-functional teams

  • Demonstrated ability to work across varying groups and organizational levels

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