Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 236673-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

This position is in the Wisconsin Reading Center (WRC) within the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS). The WRC provides medical expertise and specialized image evaluation services in support of clinical trials for eye diseases. The incumbent will join a team that actively participates in supporting the directives, goals, and mission of the Department.

This position will be responsible for invoicing, accounts payable and accounts receivable for contracts and grants. This position will also perform other financial transactions including WRC purchasing and travel reimbursements. This position will be involved in grants by assisting the DOVS Grants Administration Team.

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's or Bachelor's degree preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least one year minimum experience in a professional office setting working on accounts receivables/payables or related accounting duties preferred.

Additional Information:

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link above.

Knowledge/Skills Required:
-1 year minimum experience in a professional office setting working on accounts receivables/payables or related accounting duties
-Knowledge of windows programs including Excel spreadsheet, database and word processing software
-Strong analytical skills and the ability to write and communicate effectively
-Ability to manage many detailed projects simultaneously under tight deadlines
-Judgment, initiative, and independent decision making is required to achieve departmental goals. The incumbent is expected to collaborate and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, staff, campus personnel, and vendors.

Knowledge/Skills Preferred:
-Education or training in business, accounting or finance
-Experience in principles of accounting
-Working knowledge of WISDM, UW purchasing and other UW financial systems



Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM

Appointment Type, Duration:




Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional/supervisor references 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.


Bradley Meyers
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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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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: Jul 13 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 27 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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