Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE, Office of the Executive Vice President and Treasurer (EVPT), to provide strategic and operational leadership for MIT’s financial management and operations while partnering and collaborating with other senior leaders to support the overall mission of MIT. Will partner with members of the MIT community to ensure VPF’s operations and processes are best suited to support the financial operations of MIT’s departments, laboratories, and centers (DLCs); work to enhance the control environment and ensure accurate and timely financial reporting; optimize MIT’s financial systems and focus on continuously improving business processes; collaborate with the MIT Investment Management Company (MITIMCo), which manages MIT’s $18.4B endowment; oversee the activities of the VPF, which plays a critical role in the thoughtful stewardship and effective deployment of the Institute’s resources; and lead VPF’s 170-person staff of finance professionals.
A full description is available at https://hr.mit.edu/sites/default/files/VPF_description_100520.pdf
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least ten years’ related experience; demonstrated success leading and directing financial operations in a higher education institution or similar organization; advanced-level knowledge of accounting, audit, finance, tax, reporting, budget, financial operations, and risk management principles/practices; practical knowledge of complex financial transactions, GAAP, cost accounting principles and methodologies, internal control requirements, and regulatory compliance; demonstrated success developing and communicating insightful financial analysis, performance measures, and financial metrics; experience with global accounting and currency transactions; commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and ability to attract, lead, and develop a diverse, high-performing team; excellent oral and written communication skills; solutions-orientation; proven ability to influence and work effectively with colleagues in a decentralized, highly collaborative, and non-hierarchical environment; and strategic leadership, planning, change management, and process improvement skills. Job #18991