Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233073-US
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

The Financial Specialist Senior will function under the general supervision of the Associate Administrator in the School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Radiology at UW - Madison. This position will provide detailed accounting and auditing duties that involve a high level of complexity. The Financial Specialist Senior will provide accurate and timely fiscal management reports and auditing duties that involves interpretation of organization and department rules, regulations, policies, and guidelines. This position will also provide financial expertise, financial management reports, analytical data, and associated financial services to the Department Administrator, Associate Administrator, Research Administrator, Vice Chair of Finance, Chairman, and other staff. Funding amounts and sources include a total of more than $148M processed through the Department of Radiology. This position is responsible for preparing, maintaining, and processing invoices, expense reimbursements, and corporate card purchases; department operating account expenditures; creation and maintenance of financial databases and dashboards and; tracking contract revenue for timely and accurate payments. This position will create and maintain department reports on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis for organization and department financial analyses, and provides customer service to all Department of Radiology faculty and staff regarding revenue and expenses.

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 preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-Knowledge of advanced financial principles and practices.
-Extremely well organized with attention to detail and ability to effectively prioritize in a fast-paced, challenging environment.
-Ability to demonstrate initiative, problem solve, and participate in making fiscal decisions.
-Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with faculty and staff.
-Demonstrated commitment to courteous and responsive customer service, with the desire to work as a member of a team.

-Knowledge of University and UW Health purchasing rules, regulations, and procedures; payment/credit procedures; travel guidelines; contract processes and; account coding.
-Knowledge of Oracle Cloud, Smart View, UW e-Reimbursement, Excel, Word, and internet/web-based applications.

A criminal and/or caregiver background check will be conducted.



Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday with flexibility to set eight hour workdays between 7:00am - 5:30pm.

Appointment Type, Duration:




Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button for PVL 233073. 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.


Heather Heimbecker
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

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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:

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. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

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: Apr 19 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 11 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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