Job no: 241588-AS
Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
G SERV/HUMAN RES/ROTATION PRG
Accounting, Finance, Purchasing
Responsible for a variety of professional level work across an
assortment of administrative service areas with impact throughout
the university in support of unit or institutional goals.
Within our program, we have Associate Financial Specialist - Job
Rotation Program roles that will rotate through four 6-month
assignments over a two-year timeframe throughout financial
departments/functions at the University.
The program allows you to rotate through areas such as, but not
limited to: Campus Budget Office, Procurement, Accounting, Bursar,
auxiliary units (e.g., housing facilities), and schools/colleges
(Business, Letters & Science, Medicine, Engineering).
UW-Madison is currently accepting applications for the July 2022
The Job Rotation Program is a two-year, early career rotation
program that supports development of technical and leadership
skills. Rotation employees are hired and onboarded at the same time
as a cohort. You will move through this experience and engage in
training and information sharing with your cohort members. Though
you will be in different rotation assignments, the cohort will
attend program orientation together, have regular meetings, and
participate in group professional development opportunities. The
program offers a strong, dynamic team environment and interaction
with senior managers and key leaders across the university. The Job
Rotation Program consists of four components of meaningful work,
mentoring, community and training and development that are
integrated and woven throughout the program providing employees
with a well-rounded work experience. In addition, rotation cohort
members contribute to the development and growth of the program
overall. The cohort consists of both Human Resources and Finance
track cohort members.
List of Duties
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the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,
status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We
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creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every
background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Possesses or will obtain an Associate's degree by start date
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
- Strong financial acumen
- Strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills; ability to
prepare, analyze and interpret financial and other data
- Learning agility and desire for experience across the diverse
domains of Finance and Accounting, including financial
- Proficient in MS Office, with emphasis on Excel familiarity such
as formulas and pivot tables
- Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal
- Ability to prioritize workload and self-manage projects, handle
multiple tasks, and meet strict deadlines
- Detail oriented and strong problem solving and decision-making
- Able to work with all levels of employees and management within
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Finance,
Business, Accounting, Economics, or related field by start
- Prior relevant internship or entry-level work experience
- Demonstrated comfort in a dynamic environment
- Knowledge of financial budgeting principles, practices, and
- Experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau)
- Experience with projects and transactional work
- Ability to analyze financial and business information and metrics
to make logical forecasts, projections
- Presentation skills
- Comfort and ability to work within ambiguity
The UW-Madison's Job Rotation Program is a highly competitive
two-year program designed to accelerate professional growth by
providing training, exposure, and experience in a variety of key
functional areas that impact our business. You, as a participant,
will work directly with leaders and mentors who can contribute to
your career development in addition to helping you build technical
and leadership skills. The rotation assignment has the possibility
to transition into a permanent position upon the participant's
successful completion of the program as well as current business
need. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster
and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring
their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or
national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a
foreign national authorized to work in the United States without
need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of
There are multiple positions available.
Contact Info: Sara Hanson /email@example.com; https://hr.wisc.edu/job-rotation-program/
A022068-GENERAL SERVICES/OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES/ROTATION
Full Time: 100%
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite,
at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed
remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an
ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding
$50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Instructions to Applicants:
To begin the application process, please click the '' button. You
will be asked to upload a resume and provide answers to the
Why are you interested in the Rotation Program at UW-Madison and
what do you hope to achieve from this experience?
What parts of Finance fascinate you and why?
What has been your biggest accomplishment in school or work that
demonstrates your experience and/or interest with Finance?
Applicants with varied work and education backgrounds that have
interest in a Finance career path are encouraged to apply.
This position has the possibility of becoming a fixed-term
renewable position, based on employee performance and funding
To ensure consideration, application must be received by: October
ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)
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,
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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).
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