Job no: 242957-AS
Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contract
The primary responsibility of the Research Administration
Accountant is to work with principal investigators and research
staff to budget, monitor expenditures, and reconcile financial data
for sponsored programs within the School of Pharmacy. This position
may directly process and/or approve accounting transactions such as
cost transfers, procurement, sub award management, and financial
processing related to sponsored project management which requires
day-to-day activities to monitor spending.
About the Job:
Sponsored Programs, Grants & Contracts Accountant (S/C/D)
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
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
Minimum of three years of experience in the following areas:
- Post-award grants accounting providing research portfolio
management/support to faculty
- Financial systems such as WISER and SFS Accounting Data
- Computer systems, including developing/maintaining spreadsheets
in Excel and accounting applications.
Additional work experience and skills required:
-Ability to work effectively with different constituencies (i.e.,
faculty, staff, students, university administrators and funding
-Strong analytical and effective problem-solving and oral and
written communication skills
-Ability to interpret UW, State, Federal and other Granting
-Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize, manage,
and coordinate multiple complex projects, and strong attention to
-Ability to provide consultation for faculty and staff regarding
overall portfolio management and/or closeout.
-Ability to analyze accounting data and advise others on the
appropriate action to be taken as a result of the analysis.
-Knowledge of and ability to produce a wide variety of clear and
accurate financial reports.
-Ability to apply established accounting principles and interpret a
wide range of agency, state, federal and donor rules, regulations
and expense allowances in the maintenance, reconciliation and
analysis of accounts.
-Knowledge of UW operating policies and procedures.
-Thorough knowledge of UW and State of Wisconsin budgeting and
appropriation regulations and processes; regulations and
restrictions on a variety of account types such as revenue, gift,
GPR, UW Foundation Endowments and Restricted funds, UW Trust funds,
-Knowledge and application of Generally Accepted Accounting
Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards
The School of Pharmacy embraces the values of diversity and
inclusion, as they are essential in achieving related goals
outlined in our School's strategic plan. We aspire to integrate
diversity and inclusion behaviors into teaching, research, and our
service mission to advance our priorities of creating and
sustaining an inclusive and welcoming environment. Further, we
believe these values are critical in preparing our students to
address and eliminate health disparities.
We strongly encourage applications from candidates who have
awareness, commitment, and practice of diversity and inclusion
behaviors, and we especially encourage women and people from
underrepresented minority groups to apply.
A560500-SCHOOL OF PHARMACY/RESEARCH ADMIN
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:
$55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
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apply for this position, you are required to submit a cover letter
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE
Post-Award SPGC Account(S/C/D)(SC025)
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
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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