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Apply now Job no: 92404-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:BUS SVC/ACCOUNTING
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing

Position Vacancy ID:

92404-AS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Accountant

Official Title:

ACCOUNTANT(R10DN)

Hiring Department:

A030500-BUSINESS SERVICES/ACCOUNTING

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

DECEMBER 01, 2017

Term:

This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance is strongly preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Preferred experience in the following:
Demonstrate knowledge and experience with the principles and practices of governmental accounting, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Experience working with large volumes of data records and related database systems.
Exposure to university, state, and federal accounting and administrative rules, regulations and procedures.
Business experience including;
o Asset related accounting and reporting principles and practices
o Financial management, reporting and analysis experience
o Asset management related data gathering and analysis
o Change management and process improvement
Experience in complex and diverse operating environments requiring analysis of process, process change and risk review, assessment and development.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Demonstrated problem solving decision making ability within a team environment.
Skills in managing multiple, complex activities and projects simultaneously.
Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion in developing, applying, and interpreting policies and procedures.
Strong Microsoft Office Suite experience.
Strong oral and written communication skills.

License or Certificate:  
Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Property Control Supervisor, this position is responsible for the management of Capital Equipment within the Property Control Office. The Property Control Office is responsible for accounting for additions, deletions and changes to the capital equipment database and the monitoring, physical inventory management, analysis and reporting of equipment, and library holdings with respect to financial accounting in accordance with GAAP, Federal, State and UW System's related financial reporting compliance requirements.

Additional Information:  
Contact:

Meghna Shah
meghna.shah@wisc.edu
608-263-2650
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. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references, one of which should include your current supervisor or manager. The application materials should include a brief description of your accounting experience, along with how it relates to this position. Professional references will be held confidential and will be used in the final stage of the recruitment process.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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