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Financial Coordinator, Senseable City Lab
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REQUIRED: B.A./B.S.; minimum of three years' experience in finance/accounting or related area in a complex research/administrative environment; grants administration/management experience in an academic research environment, particularly research proposal processing and post-award administration; ability to structure and manage complex budgets; strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills; meticulous attention to detail; initiative; ability to implement/improve established financial processes; ability to collaborate with faculty, contractors, departmental and research staff, and students; receptivity to learning new business methods and computational skills; ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced and sometimes ambiguous environment; ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet tight deadlines despite frequent interruptions; discretion with confidential information; and proficiency with MS Office. Familiarity with MIT-specific systems (e.g., Atlas, SAPgui, Concur, Kuali Coeus) desirable. Job #155491/5/18FINANCIAL COORDINATOR, Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP)-Senseable City Lab, to provide complex, diverse fiscal management and administration services for an interdisciplinary lab with a diverse sponsor base. Responsibilities include overseeing and managing approximately $5M in sponsor and research funds per year; serving as a primary information and operations resource for the lab in post-award grants administration; providing financial, budgeting, and forecasting support; preparing monthly financial reports to federal and international sponsors; preparing and analyzing internal computerized reports; assisting with preparation of pre-award documents; and assisting with other aspects of laboratory administration and financial management. Will interact with DUSP's financial team, communicate across many levels of the Institute, and act as a liaison and resource for laboratory personnel. Started in 2005, the Senseable City Lab is a multidisciplinary research group studying the interface between cities, people, and technologies.

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