ACCOUNTANT III

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233745-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/OB-GYN/OB-GYN
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing



Position Summary:

The Accountant is responsible for performing complex accounting duties, preparing financial and statistical reports, delivering training to others, developing and managing complex budgets, documenting controls for accounting systems to ensure the accurate recording and reporting of the department's financial transactions, and serving as a resource for team members in Ob/Gyn.

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:
- Associate Degree.

Preferred Education:
- Bachelor's degree in accounting or closely related field such as business or finance.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Experience:
- Experience working with complex automated accounting systems, software and processes, including database and query.

Preferred Experience:
- Two (2) years of relevant accounting experience.
- Demonstrated knowledge with the principles of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and federal award management.

Desired Attributes:
- Ability to interpret and apply complex rules and requirements.
- Ability to advise department leaders, as well as faculty and staff on policy, procedure, and technical applications related to department budgetary, compensation and other financial concerns.
- Professional and effective written and oral communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Well-developed abilities in the following: tact, judgment, resourcefulness, confidentiality, and independent analysis and decision-making.
- Excellent analytical, organizational and prioritization skills.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

License or Certificate:

Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant preferred.

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:

233745-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. 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: Apr 27 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 11 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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