Financial Analyst

Boston, MA



  • Overlooks the full accounting cycle of a grant, contract, or specific purpose fund for which the client is responsible.
  • Meets with principal investigators, department heads, and administrative managers to fix accounting problems regarding their sponsored research.
  • Trains individuals within and outside the department regarding external and internal reporting and auditing requirements.
  • Partakes in the design and implementation of new reports produced by the new general ledger system.
  • In charge of cash management activities for corresponding departments.
  • Evaluates monthly settlements for the numerous funds and operations.
  • Analyses and audits financial reports prepared in the department.
  • Reviews all bills prepared for a department
  • Supports any on-site audits performed by Internal Audit or any outside agencies.
  • Concocts monthly and quarterly financial statement and management reports for review.
  • Assists in the continual evolution of Research Finance reporting and controls.




  • Level of knowledge generally acquired through completion of a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • Two to four years of progressively more responsible experience in the accounting and financial reporting of grants and contracts.
  • Specialized knowledge of Federal and State contract compliance requirements, Federal and Foundation Grants, Financial rules and regulations, and Federal reports such PMS, FFRs, etc. required.
  • Analytical skills needed for auditing reports, compiling data for reports, maintaining accounts in compliance with guidelines,
  • Ability to operate PC on network to create and maintain spreadsheets and to update other financial systems.




Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of the application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 9/11/2019
Salary $65,000 - $75,000

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