This position is part of the University Health Services (UHS) Budget and Finance Team.
-Team duties include: -General accounting, billing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable in the Division of University Health Services (UHS). -This position is a backup of our Fin Spec III staff on other job duties. -This position requires understanding UW policies on the Pcard Expense Report, updating our presentation, and helping train our UHS internal staff on PD fund, Pcard, and Expense report. -This position requires the ability to collect and analyze financial data and to pay close attention to detail. It requires initiative in the timely and accurate preparation and processing of departmental reports. -Great organizational skills, problem-solving skills, and interpersonal skills are expected.
Primarily reviews approve and advise on a variety of complex financial transactions. Reconciles transactions. Maintains financial records, provides administrative processing support and provides customer service for staff and customers in an assigned program area to support program financial management. Recommends controls and process improvements and troubleshoots complex financial errors. May be a lead or resource for others in the unit.
10% Monitors financial transactions and fund balances and generates and reconciles complex reports and statements in accordance with established rules and regulations
10% Reviews and approves complex transactions and assigns funding codes in accordance with established rules, regulations, and policies
20% Reallocates expenses to appropriate funding strings
15% Drafts communications and reports and maintains organization of varied records to provide administrative support within a specified work unit
10% Answers complex fiscal questions and provides information based on set materials and standards to various audiences
10% Reviews transaction processing internal controls and recommends policies and procedures
15% Serve as a unit liaison to leadership providing financial advice, recommendations, and financial status updates
10% May train staff on financial processes and best practices
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
REQUIRED -3 years of experience in accounting or a related role. -Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, and ability to learn new systems -Ability to work independently, prioritize work duties, and demonstrate effective time management Required to meet deadlines
Preferred: -Experience with UW departments cards/purchasing cards site manager/approver, Shop@UW/ Purchasing process, and UW expense reimbursements -Two-four years of finance experience in an academic setting is preferred.
Full Time: 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $46,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, or a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
UHS is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.
A period of evaluation will be required, and a criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring
How to Apply:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. You will be required to log in or create an account to continue. Please upload a cover letter and resume to apply. You will also be asked to provide the contact information for three professional references, one of which should be a current or former supervisor.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is 03/17/2023, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with job 275711. Having two job postings allows University Health Services to consider candidates with Fin Spec II and Fin Spec III experience for this position.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.