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Apply now Job no: 93529-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Office & Administrative Support

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Dean's Office Accountant

Official Title:


Hiring Department:




Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 19, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Completion of a Bachelor's degree in accounting or closely related field such as business or finance is strongly preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- At least two years of relevant experience is required; at least three years relevant experience is preferred.
- Comprehensive knowledge and application of professional accounting and auditing theories and principles.
- Experience working with complex automated accounting systems and processes, including database or query
- Experience providing technical assistance to diverse audiences with a range of accounting backgrounds.
- Strong organizational skills and oral and written communication skills

License or Certificate:

CPA is desirable.

Position Summary:

This is an advanced professional level accounting position with varied responsibilities in the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) Deans Finance Office. The principle components of this position are financial reporting, fund management budget development and analysis, being a department liaison, and training and process improvement. The SMPH has total expenditures of over $605 million annually. The funding for these expenses comes from federal and non-federal grants, gifts and endowments, state and campus support, and other outside sources. The incumbent will be required to gain a thorough knowledge of State, University and SMPH policies and procedures and apply them to situations within SMPH.

This position requires strong financial management and organizational skills and will have a significant degree of independence in this role. The incumbent will be working with campus administration, departmental administrators and their fiscal staff and with our affiliate health system finance colleagues.

The SMPH 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:



Staci Andersen
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. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

The candidate pool established in this recruitment may be used to fill future positions within the same title in the School of Medicine and Public Health.

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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