POST-AWARD ACCOUNTANT

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 230610-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/OB-GYN/OB-GYN
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing



Position Summary:

The Post-Award Accountant works directly with principal investigators and research staff to budget, monitor expenditures, and reconcile financial data for sponsored programs. The Post-Award Accountant will process accounting transactions such as cost transfers, procurement, sub award management, and financial processing related to sponsored project management.

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:

Required Education:
- Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Education:
- Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Qualifications:
- Knowledge and experience with the principles and practices of government accounting, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
- Experience developing and projecting budgets, including research project budgets.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Two (2) years' experience in research administration.
- Experience working at a research institution or university.
- Experience using Oracle, PI Financial Tools, WISER, WISPER, Accounting Data Warehouse (ADW), FAST, EXCEL or other financial platforms.

Desired Attributes:
- Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
- Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written).
- Ability to problem solve and participate in making financial decisions.

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.

Department(s):

A532800-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OB-GYN/OB-GYN

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $45,643 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Contact:

Kirsten Gragg
kgragg@wisc.edu
608-265-3357
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:

ACCOUNTANT(R10DN) or ASSOC ACCOUNTANT(R10FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

230610-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: Jan 21 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Mar 1 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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