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University Financial Coordinator

Cambridge, MA  02139 - US

ID: 8320 REQID: Accounting & Finance External Employee Full Time

University Financial Coordinator


Our client is a very well know, prestigious university located right outside Boston in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The elite university is driven by a shared purpose which is to make a better world through education, research, and innovation.

They are now looking for a Financial Coordinator in this Chemistry department. This person will be under direct supervision of the Senior Financial Officer, which makes for great job security and room for growth. Working with this University is also a great addition to any resume.

Financial Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary financial contact for pre and post award of an assigned faculty portfolio
  • Assist with proposal preparation, development, submission, and resubmission for assigned faculty portfolio
  • Coordinate the preparation, review and submission of budget revision and Just-In-Time (JIT) request.
  • Provide monthly financial forecasting and updates to faculty, monitoring salary distribution to ensure proper distribution of funds.
  • Handle pre- and post-award requests, such as no-cost extensions and under recovery requests
  • Assisting with salary distribution and Roles Database authorization requests
  • Handling other duties as assigned by SFO including projects to create more efficient operations for the department’s financial functions

Financial Coordinator Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (with experience in accounting preferred)
  • Strong Excel skills and familiarity with the SAPgui or a similar accounting package is required
  • Relational database, Kuali Coeus, and skills are preferred
  • Strong analytical, communication (both written and oral), and organization skills required

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