Our client, a very well-known university in Cambridge, MA, is seeking an experienced Higher Education Finance Coordinator. The candidate must have a proven ability to deliver complex communications support in a fast-paced higher education environment. This job is a temporary to permanent position, so immediate availability is a MUST! If you have the required experience and would like to be considered for this role, please apply by submitting your resume in Microsoft Word format.
Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree required in Finance or Accounting
High degree of proficiency in Word, Outlook, and Excel
Diplomatic, with excellent phone and written communication skills and exquisite attention to detail and accuracy
Proven ability to be a team player
Extremely organized, with project management sensibilities
Previous experience in higher education a must!
Knowledge or SAP, or similar accounting software
Basic knowledge of html, WordPress, Dreamweaver, or similar web updating software
Ensuring compliance with federal, state, granting agency, and university regulations and serving as the principal source of information/guidance for faculty on complex administrative and fiscal policies and procedures
Identifying problems and initiating or recommending remedial action, advising project staff on established policies and procedures, and interpreting the terms and conditions of the sponsoring organization
Ensuring all financial documents meet all state and federal regulations and laws
Managing complex calendars for faculty, including making travel arrangements, supporting in house meetings and lunches, and scheduling department events
Acting as the main point of contact for the office