Job ID

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Financial administrator will serve as an integral part of a ten-person financial team. This role supports a varied portfolio of pre-and post-award duties consisting of federal, foundation and industry sponsors. The Financial Administrator will proactively and independently provide expertise and support in sponsored administration activities ranging from proposal preparation though award grant management and close-out.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Assist faculty and administrators in proposal preparation, including budgets, budget justifications, supporting documentation, and required institutional information.
  • Provide faculty and staff with information on sponsor-specific policies, forms and submission requirements.
  • Shepherd proposals through the MIT proposal review and submission process.
  • Perform complex post-award activities including award approval and set up, analysis and reporting; including financial monitoring and analysis, financial projections, processing budget revisions, no-cost extensions, amendments and subrecipient monitoring
  • Assists with programmatic reporting requirements to the various funding organizations, including progress reports.
  • Work in partnership with OSP and other central offices to prevent and/or resolve problems.
  • Prepare annual budget and quarterly forecast for several business units.
  • Process and approves financial transactions, handle procurement needs and process requisitions, approve invoices, RFPs, travel vouchers, credit card charges and prepare journal vouchers
  • Ensure financial compliance with University policies and procedures and applicable federal and sponsor rules and regulations
  • Perform all other related duties and or special projects as assigned

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, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.