Job no: 228057-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing

Position Summary:

The Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) seeks a Financial Specialist Advanced to join our fiscal and grants management team within ICTR's central administration group. This position serves as a financial partner for multiple program areas within ICTR, conducting essential fiscal transactions (such as direct payments, cost transfers, funding updates, expense reconciliations, and vendor agreements), as well as providing financial leadership and guidance as one of ICTR's site managers for purchasing cards and e-reimbursements. In addition, the Financial Specialist Advanced will provide specialized financial support and guidance in support of ICTR's career development and pilot program awards, working in close collaboration with ICTR's grants manager and program leaders.

The School of Medicine and Public Health 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:

No Degree Required. Associate Degree Preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Qualifications
-A minimum of two years of experience in finance, accounting, and/or grants management.
-Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
-Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
-Strong customer service orientation (responsive to requests, deadline oriented, motivated to produce high quality work).
-Ability to work independently and effectively under general supervision, exercise good judgement, and maintain confidentiality.

Preferred Qualifications
-UW experience in purchasing card site management and e-Reimbursement.
-Knowledge of HRS, Shared Financial System (SFS), WISER or WISDM, and Materials Distribution Services (MDS).
-Knowledge of state statutes, federal regulations, UW purchasing rules and policies relevant to fiscal matters, including federal grants.

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.



Work Schedule:

Standard business hours at 7:45-4:30, exact schedule will be determined at hire.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $23.00 HOURLY
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.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


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

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Applications Open: Oct 14 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 30 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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