Associate Finance Manager

MIT Lincoln Laboratory
14 Apr 2019
21 Apr 2019
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
The Advanced Technology Division is seeking an Associate Finance Manager to join a dynamic Division, encompassing a wide variety of financial, administrative and operations responsibilities.? The candidate should be team oriented and possess strong communication skills. An ability to work successfully with others is essential, as is the ability to work under pressure in a fast–paced, multi–faceted office. The successful candidate will be professional and have the ability to communicate with individuals from varied backgrounds.


Financial Analysis and Reporting

Under the direction of the Business Manager, collaborate with program managers and the Group Office to develop?new program packages including initial cost estimates and funding profiles, ensuring consistency between Grey Book write–up, statement of work, quad chart, and anticipated funding entries.

Create program/task level cost estimates (in conjunction with program managers) and track budget to actuals. WBS creation and maintenance.

Manage program level financial?reporting provided to sponsors and program managers. In addition, provide STE and ceiling management.



Assist in the group?s procurements and participate in the tracking of all critical and long lead–time procurements. Work directly with Group Administrative Assistants to maximize use and efficiency of procurement cards as well as participate in the coordination of procurement card activities and the verification process if applicable. Assist in the management of open commitments on programs, work with Group Administrative Assistants to closeout open commitments and return funding to the program balance. Participate in the management of the groups SRM queue to ensure all procurements meet the Contracting Services Department (CSD), Lincoln Laboratory and government procurement rules and policies.


Project Management

Provide?program management financial support as needed. May assist with initial administrative and financial planning for programs with defined deliverables.


Human Resources & Personnel Management

Support group office and employees in matters related to recruiting and employment. This position has no supervisory responsibilities and will report directly to the Business Manager.



May develop space plans for group moves, renovation and staff needs.


  • Bachelor?s degree in Business or related field is required
  • 3–5 years applicable experience beyond degree is required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Outlook)
  • Ability to analyze, create and present financial results/reports
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance is required.

Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Experience working in technology, science or government
  • SAP Hana, SAP Business Objects BI Suite
  • Analysis for Office (Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Portfolio and Project Management
  • Fundamental knowledge of government contracting and acquisition, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), cost accounting and project management
  • Written and verbal communication skills, internal and external networking, sponsor interaction and presentations skills
  • Self–motivation, independence, and critical thinking
MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.