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Apply now Job no: 92917-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing

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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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Anticipated Begin Date:

DECEMBER 26, 2017


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $43,432 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Accounting or finance degree or equivalent experience in accounting or related role preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required Proficiencies:
-Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
-Knowledge of computer applications, automated data analysis and data entry techniques.
-Excellent organizational and time management skills.
-Demonstrated computer expertise with a variety of software programs.
-Experience interpreting an analyzing financial data.

Preferred Proficiencies:
-Knowledge of University, State, Federal and/or Nonfederal rules and regulations.
-Thorough knowledge of UW and State of Wisconsin budgeting and appropriation regulations and processes; regulations and restrictions on variety of account types such as revenue, gift, GPR, UW Foundation Endowments and restricted funds, UW Trust funds, Federal grants, interagency agreements, contracts, etc.
- Familiarity with University systems such as WISDM, HRS, JET and e-Reimbursement.
-Advanced working knowledge of the full Microsoft Office Suite strongly preferred.

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Position Summary:

This position performs highly responsible professional accounting requiring the knowledge and application of accounting theories and principles for the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Letters & Science. This position involves a broad variety of complex fiscal management and accounting activities. This position is responsible for interpreting policies, procedures and guidelines while working with Campus Central Offices and helps with training of departmental faculty and staff in the College. This position is also one of four positions responsible for managing and direct entry into JET, College's budget transfers of non- salary, non-grant reimbursement requests.

The College of Letters & Science offers a broad liberal arts and sciences education with complex organizational structure with projects on eleven funds and six activities with expenditures exceeding $170 million (over $28 million related to non-salary expenditures) and over 2100 UW-Foundation Funds with approximately $50M in cash.

This position will be housed in the L&S Dean's Business office in South Hall.

Additional Information:



Mehdi Rezai
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 click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into an Associate, no prefix or Senior Account title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Mehdi Rezai, or 608-263-2317.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

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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