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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Financial Officer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Financial Officer

  • Job Number: 22072

  • Functional Area: Finance/Accounting

  • Department: Aeronautics and Astronautics

  • School Area: Engineering

  • Employment Type: Full-time (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Information on MIT’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be found at the bottom of this posting.

FINANCIAL OFFICER, Aeronautics and Astronautics, to assume an an integral role on the department’s financial team and report directly to the senior financial officer. Will manage and perform complex, comprehensive financial management of sponsored research activities. Responsibilities include pre-award administration, including developing and submitting research proposals; post-award administration of grants/contracts, including ensuring compliance with MIT policies and sponsor requirements; and advising on matters pertaining to financial management.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in a related field; at least five years of experience in accounting or finance; strong communication, analysis, and organizational skills; ability to learn changing technologies related to grants and contracts management; knowledge of federal guidelines; discretion and judgment with confidential information/issues; experience with academic programs and administration; attention to detail; ability to multitask, perform hands-on work in a team­based work group, and meet time-sensitive deadlines; service orientation; and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). PREFERRED: knowledge of and experience with financial systems and broad understanding of Cognos Reports. Job #22072-8 Hiring range (pay grade 8): $69,100 - 91,580 This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule (remote and on-campus). 11/4/22