Job Openings

Financial Assistant/Associate

Job ID: BH415578

Category: Financial Analyst

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Works with multiple sources of funding which may include donor or research restricted funds. Performs or coordinates several areas of financial accounting, recordkeeping, processing or administration. May conduct one or more of the following duties. Prepare budget for department, unit or school working with core or sponsored research funds usually utilizing information and assumptions provided by others. Review or reconcile accounts, transactions, or balances. Provide research and basic data analysis for use in financial planning and decision making. Prepare complex financial reports that may require selection, preparation, and interpretation of data using a complex data query tool and spreadsheet application. Generate entries to accounting and record keeping systems, and establish procedures for tracking and reporting. Process or assist with payments of vendor invoices, and individual reimbursements. Research accounting discrepancies. Associates degree in accounting or 3 to 5 years of experience required. Good written and oral communication skills. Intermediate to advanced proficiency with spreadsheet software required.

• Process all hires, LHTs, Temps, students, fellows and staff
• Assist with all Fellows program logistics including housing and travel (as needed), events.
• Performs several areas of financial accounting, recordkeeping, processing or administration
• Process or assist with payments of vendor invoices, and individual reimbursements
• Works with multiple sources of funding which may include donor or research restricted funds
• Review or reconcile accounts, transactions, or balances
• Research accounting discrepancies
• Process all payments, gifts, honorariums, non-employee reimbursements, invoices and others as they arise
• Support as needed with journals to move effort from fund to fund

Additional Information
• Associates degree in accounting or 3 to 5 years of experience required.
• Good written and oral communication skills.
• Intermediate to advanced proficiency with spreadsheet software required

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts