Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 232996-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Management/Supervisory

Position Summary:

The School of Medicine and Public Health Fiscal Affairs Shared Services unit centrally provides financial services to multiple Department Chairs, faculty, and staff. Under the general supervision of the Associate Director for Finance and the Senior Associate Dean for Finance, the Shared Services Financial Program Manager will work with each of the Department Chairs and Department Administrators to provide advanced financial services and advice to help guide the operations of the department.

The Financial Program Manager duties include financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, supervision of financial staff, business process improvement, regular collaboration with department leadership and other tasks as needed.

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:

Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor's degree in accounting or closely related field such as business or finance is strongly preferred. MBA is also strongly preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-At least three years of supervisory experience.
-At least five years of experience in budgeting, financial management, and data analysis.
-Experience using automated accounting systems and general financial applications.
-Exceptional analytical skills; capacity to utilize data management and reporting tools, including query tools to synthesize complex and diverse financial and operational data. Ability to use the analysis to provide advice to senior leadership, administrators and faculty.

-Work experience in strategic planning.
-Ability to inspire and motivate others to perform well; effectively influence actions and opinions of others to deliver positive organizational results.
-Ability to communicate and work collaboratively across all levels of the organization.
-Excellent planning and organizational skills.
-Ability to balance incoming requests from multiple constituents timely and effectively.
-Knowledge of and/or experience with higher education accounting and budgeting systems.

License or Certificate:

CPA certification is strongly 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.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $95,000 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.


Joy Benz
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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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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).

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Applications Open: Apr 14 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 12 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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