Office of the Vice President for Finance

The Office of the Vice President for Finance (VPF) is both an internal MIT service resource and a central authority charged with making sure MIT complies with financial rules and regulations and operates in a fiscally responsible manner.

VPF is structured around teams, and the organization strives to function collaboratively across its structure to provide a seamless experience for customers. VPF reports to MIT’s Executive Vice President and Treasurer (EVPT) and is involved in efforts to advance a more unified administrative experience for the MIT community, including efforts focused on new flexible online learning environments and the elimination of chargebacks across the Institute.

VPF is committed to service excellence and works continually to enhance processes and systems to meet the needs of the MIT community.

With an eye to the changing nature of education and the dynamic nature of MIT, VPF has established a bold vision and goals and is working to align the efforts of each employee and each team to those goals and to the mission of MIT. VPF is always mindful of the groundbreaking research and teaching underway at MIT. The organization emphasizes the connection between its responsibilities and the great work of MIT and aspires to operational excellence befitting MIT.

VPF provides services to the MIT community in the areas of:

  • Asset management
  • Budgeting
  • Capital planning
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial management
  • Payroll
  • Purchasing
  • Receipt and disbursement of MIT funds
  • Sponsored account management
  • Travel
  • Vendor relations

The following teams within VPF deliver these services:

Business Unit Directory Email
Accounts Payable Staff Directory
Accounts Receivable Staff Directory
Administrative Services/Operations Staff Directory N/A
Budget and Financial Analysis Staff Directory N/A
Contracts Staff Directory
Cashier Services Staff Directory
Financial Accounting and Reporting Staff Directory
Financial Systems and Data Staff Directory N/A
HR/Payroll Staff Directory
Merchant Services Staff Directory
Procurement Operations Staff Directory
Property Office Staff Directory
Sponsored Accounting Staff Directory
Strategic Sourcing Staff Directory
Tax and Global Operations Staff Directory N/A
Travel and Card Services Staff Directory

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Pamela Schickling Buckley
Senior Director, Practice and Process Improvement
NE49-4th floor
(617) 253-7399