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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Financial Administrator 3 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Financial Administrator 3

  • Job Number: 23201

  • Functional Area: Finance/Accounting

  • Department: Laboratory for Nuclear Science

  • School Area: Science

  • Employment Type: Full-time (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Job Description

FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR 3, Laboratory for Nuclear Science (LNS), to independently perform accounting and financial functions in a busy, service-oriented fiscal office in an academic research laboratory. Responsibilities will include developing research proposals; collaborating with the fiscal team leader to develop specific budgets and long-range projection analysis for research groups; maintaining proper accounting, financial, and recordkeeping reports and procedures and helping to assure post-award conformity to sponsor guidelines; approving paper and electronic requisitions; maintaining and developing salary database projections; handling the accurate and timely close-out of accounts; serving as a key contact for faculty, research administration staff, and internal MIT offices regarding budget and fiscal matters; and assisting the senior financial manager/team leader with special assignments as needed. A full description is available here ( .

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor's degree; five years’ financial experience in an accounting/finance environment; excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, customer service, and communication skills; knowledge of federal guidelines; self-motivation; attention to detail; and proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word, database management, and Adobe Acrobat. Must be able to work without supervision, handle and prioritize multiple tasks and changing priorities, and meet deadlines, and learn the changing technologies related to grants and contracts management. Job #23201-8 This is a hybrid role requiring an onsite presence two days a week. Salary range (pay grade 8): $71,175 - 95,188, based on experience, education, and equity