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Professional Staffing Group is now ProPivotal! Same Ownership, New Name.

$150K to 200K/year - Assistant Controller

Boston, MA  2110 - US

ID: 8830 REQID: psg_1079605 Accounting & Finance External

$150K to 200K/year - Assistant Controller

What's in it for you:

  • $150-200K / year
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Opportunity to work a Hybrid schedule ( 2 days in the office and 3 days remote )

Our client  is a private land-grant research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Established in 1861, They have played a key role in the development of modern technology and science, and are one of the world's most prestigious and highly-ranked academic institutions.

They are seeking an experienced and professional Assistant Controller who will report directly to the Corporate Controller, CFO, and the head of Financial Planning.


  •  Directs the Institute’s Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) function (10+ staff) to ensure compliance with GAAP, external sponsors’ reporting and accounting requirements, and other governmental laws, regulations, and guidelines
  • Identifies and leads the implementation of process changes to improve compliance
  •  Leads the development, improvement, and documentation of controls, processes, practices, procedures, and policies in all areas of oversight
  • Develops unit strategies and present operational improvement plans to the Controller
  • Responds to significant inquiries or requests from Vice President for Finance and MIT leadership


  • Master’s degree
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • 10+ years of accounting experience
  • Must have relevant, up-to-date knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

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ProPivotal is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, color, religion, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.  

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