DEAN'S OFFICE ACCOUNTANT

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Sep 02, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 226898-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPHADMINFISCAL AFFAIRS
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing



Position Summary:

This is a professional level accounting position with varied responsibilities in the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) Deans Finance Office. The principle components of this position are financial reporting, fund management, budget development and analysis, being a department liaison, and training and process improvement. The SMPH has total expenditures of over $700 million annually. The funding for these expenses comes from federal and non-federal grants, gifts and endowments, state and campus support, and other outside sources. The incumbent will be required to gain a thorough knowledge of State, University and SMPH policies and procedures and apply them to situations within SMPH.

This position requires strong financial management, analytical and organizational skills and will have a significant degree of independence in this role. The incumbent will be working with campus administration, departmental administrators and their fiscal staff and with our affiliate health system finance colleagues.

The SMPH has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

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.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Completion of a Bachelor's degree in accounting or closely related field such as business or finance required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required qualifications:
- Four or more years of financial or accounting experience

Preferred qualifications:
- Experience working with complex automated accounting systems and processes, including database or query
- Strong organizational skills and oral and written communication skills

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

A minimum of 7 years' experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

License or Certificate:

CPA is preferred but not required.

Additional Information:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link.

Department(s):

A530230-MEDICAL SCHOOL/ADMIN/FISCAL AFFAIRS

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "" to start the application process. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume for consideration. Your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications for maximum consideration.

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Contact:

Joy Benz
joy.benz@wisc.edu
608-263-9870
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

SR ACCOUNTANT(R10BN) or ACCOUNTANT(R10DN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

226898-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Sep 2 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 16 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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