This position may start hybrid (some on-campus/some remote work), with the transition to full-on campus in Cambridge if required by the department. Work options for this role will be discussed during the interview process.
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Demonstrated ability to relate to individuals at all levels with poise and diplomacy; ability to triage and set priorities, display discretion when working with highly confidential issues.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative, organize, prioritize, and manage conflicting goals and agendas.
Strong financial skills and the ability to work independently.
Excellent communication skills are required, both verbal and written.
Proven ability to handle sensitive data with discretion, creatively solve problems, generate new and improved financial processes and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Expert user of Excel, including macros, pivot tables and spreadsheet modeling.
Must be detailed-oriented and interested in creating and improving operational processes.
Dedicated team player with a strong customer service orientation.
Understanding of Harvard University financial processes, chart of accounts, and supporting tools valuable a plus as is experience with sponsored research management.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.