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FINANCIAL COORDINATOR, Office of Strategic Alliances and Technology Transfer (OSATT)-Technology Licensing Office (TLO), to provide complex financial assistance. Responsibilities will include reviewing all receivables over-ninety days and determining the best ways to approach the collection of delinquent accounts; supporting and developing accounts receivable process improvements; creating and developing the process for royalty desk audits, creating royalty statement tracking reports using royalty logs, determining outstanding royalty reports, and following up with licensees; reconciling license accounts pertaining to misapplied payments and royalty reporting; acting as a resource for TLO staff and providing training on its finance procedures; conveying complex information to staff and licensees and taking the necessary steps to ensure this information is understood; serving as mentor to assist in guiding finance team staff regarding TLO's financial procedures; and acting as a liaison and maintaining a strong relationship with the Cashier's Office in the Office of the Vice President for Finance (VPR) to ensure the timely receipt of electronic payments.
Job Requirements REQUIRED: bachelor's degree in accounting or financial analysis; at least one year of financial/accounting experience; excellent communication, negotiation, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills; sound judgment when resolving problems; advanced-level knowledge of Excel and ability to quickly learn additional software; and attention to detail. Must be able to multitask, shift priorities to resolve issues brought forth by licensing staff and/or licensees, and meet deadlines; work both independently and as part of a team; and thoroughly understand academic technology transfer and develop an understanding of the TLO's goal and purpose as it relates to MIT and external communities. PREFERRED: knowledge of SAP. Job #21822-6
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