Financial Specialist

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Working Title: Financial Specialist Official Title: Financial Specialist Employment Class: University staff FTE: 1.0 Compensation: $15.42 - $17.87 FLSA Status: Non-exempt Terms of Employment: Continuous Position Summary: Under general supervision of the Controller the incumbent in this position performs Accounts Payable duties within the Financial Services unit of the Division of Administrative Services. This position is responsible for pre-auditing and processing for payment, accounts payable documentation related to direct payment requests, payment to individual reports, speaker and entertainment contracts, purchase orders, and meal requisitions. The incumbent participates in the maintenance automated financial record keeping systems.

The incumbent is responsible for responding to inquiries from University administrators, faculty and staff members, and from external stakeholders, responses that require knowledge of the financial and administrative procedures and policies of the University, UW System, State and Federal agencies. The incumbent may provide department staff training, and also trains limited term employees, project appointments and student employees. The incumbent reports directly to the Controller. Responsibilities Manages all accounts payable, erves as back up for pre-audit of travel expense reports and Travel Advance Requests, Speaker and Entertainment Contracting Payments, Financial Reporting, University Accounting and the General Ledger and purchasing. Qualifications Required:
  1. Experience in the use of electronic financial software such as Wisconsin Data Mart (WISDM) and PeopleSoft Shared Financial System (PS-SFS)
  2. Experience in the use of computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, QuickBooks, and Check Magic
  3. Ability to analyze data and interpret accounting policies and procedures in the review and maintenance of existing, and development of new, University and departmental procedures and processes
  4. Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task to maintain timely completion of multiple projects from a variety of sources
  5. Ability to identify and implement action without immediate supervision
  6. Ability to interact effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, students, and colleagues, maintaining confidentiality and professionalism at all times
  7. Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
Preferred:
  1. Knowledge of UW System financial and administrative policies
  2. Knowledge of UW Oshkosh accounting, cash handling, and speaker and entertainment contract policies
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at recruitment@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System 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 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by October 23, 2020 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact afaction@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
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