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Apply now Job no: 93362-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing

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Academic Staff-Renewable

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Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 02, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

1. At least two years of accounting experience required.
2. Ability to interpret and apply complex rules and requirements.
3. Ability to advise faculty and staff on policy, procedure, and technical applications related to purchasing and other financial processes.
4. Ability to balance incoming requests from multiple constituents timely and effectively.
5. Knowledge of computer applications, automated accounting systems, and general financial applications.
6. Proficiency with Microsoft Office computer software, particularly Excel and Word.
7. Effective written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills.
8. Well-developed abilities in the following: tact, judgment, flexibility, confidentiality, and independent decision making.
9. Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.

1. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the principles and practices of governmental accounting, including GAAP, strongly preferred.
2. Advanced knowledge of UW System regulations for travel and reimbursement.
3. Knowledge of appropriate use of UW Foundation and state funds for SMPH purchases.

Job title prefix is determined by years of relevant work experience.

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Position Summary:

The Accountant will be a part of the financial team supporting the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation and the Department of Urology, which are a part of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. Under the direction of the Finance Manager, the Accountant will provide clinical and research faculty, and research and administrative staff, with financial services. The Accountant's duties include budgeting and financial reporting, fund management, fiscal transaction approvals, and other work as needed. The incumbent will be required to gain a thorough knowledge of State, University, SMPH, and UW Health policies and procedures, and apply them to situations within their work.

To see the full principal duties of this position, please click on the "Full Position Details" link below.

The UW 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.

Additional Information:



Elizabeth Marsh
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:

To begin the application process, please click on the red "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter. Please be sure that the resume and/or cover letter address how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

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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