Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Accounting Coordinator

MIT Open Learning’s an accounting coordinator to provide accounting support for its accounts receivable team. Will handle a complex set of billing and payment transactions for multiple business units across the organization, including preparing invoices and statements, monitoring and analyzing the aging report, reconciling credit card payments, and verifying the accuracy of the general ledger; serve as a key resource for various accounting- and financial operations-related activities; provide a high level of customer service by providing timely and accurate support to internal and external clients; research and analyze issues as they arise and recommend solutions; and ensure compliance with MIT’s internal policies. The work will involve partnering with central Accounts Receivable and Cashier Services in the Office of the Vice President for Finance and other Open Learning stakeholders.

A more detailed description is available at

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting or finance
  • At least one year of relevant experience
  • Strong financial, accounting, analytical, problem-solving, decision-making, time management, organizational,
    interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Discretion with confidential information
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Excel, Word, and Google Sheets
  • Ability to prioritize and manage numerous projects with varying degrees of complexity; work with flexibility;
    identify and recommend solutions to complex problems; work as part of a team; and operate effectively in a fast-
    paced, constantly changing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP and Salesforce

Interested candidates may apply online at Please reference job number 21757.

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