Finance and Grants Manager

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Finance and Grants Manager

  • Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Cambridge, MA
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Finance and Grants Manager

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Cambridge, MA
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: June 08, 2024
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Job TitleFinance and Grants Manager

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Executive

Salary Range $ $84,000 – $110,000

Location Cambridge, MA

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Contact Name Bettina Urcuioli

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Job Description

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Finance and Grants Manager


The MIT Center for Real Estate (MIT/CRE) seeks a finance and grants manager to administer its financial activities, including account structuring and invoicing procedures that meet MIT’s requirements for sponsored research and non-sponsored and educational activities (FAR, Cost Accounting Standards, GAAP, OMB circulars, gifts stewardship, etc.).

MIT/CRE is an entrepreneurial and start-up environment consisting of a dynamic, multidisciplinary, and team-oriented group of faculty, staff, researchers, and graduate students.  It is known for its world-renowned graduate degree program and as a research center that includes four world-class research labs.

The finance and grants manager will participate in the development of short- and long-term financial strategies with center leadership; collaborate on preparing the operational annual budgets and forecasts based on information supplied through multiple sources; and administer and oversee pre- and post-award sponsored program activities, interacting with principal investigators (PIs) to develop and submit proposal budgets, monitoring the financial performance of active grants/contracts, and providing forecasts and updates to PIs to ensure the proper distribution of resources and use of funds.

A full job description is available here.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least five years of financial and grants management experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP and OMB Uniform Guidance
  • Strong organizational and proactive communication skills
  • Discretion and sound judgment with confidential information
  • Attention to detail
  • Advanced-level Excel and relational database skills
  • Ability to learn and use new financial systems, processes, and related technologies
  • Proven ability to provide appropriate solutions and courses of action based on precedent and Institute policy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAPgui, Service Now, Cognos, Concur, Kuali Coeus, and BrioQuery

Interested candidates may apply online at Please reference job number 23921.

Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. We value diversity and strongly encourage applications from individuals from all identities and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive equitable consideration for employment based on their experience and qualifications, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or national or ethnic origin.  See MIT’s full policy on nondiscrimination at


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