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Apply now Job no: 97396-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:

FEBRUARY 27, 2019


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree preferred in Accounting or Business Administration.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-Experience working with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
-Knowledge of governmental cost accounting practices and principles.
-Knowledge of and ability to interpret state statutes, federal regulations, administrative rules, and university, college, and department/center policies.
-Knowledge of computer applications, university accounting systems, and general financial applications.
-Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all persons with which the position interacts (i.e., peers, management, faculty/staff, departments/centers, divisional staff, agency contacts, public).
-Ability to identify problems and develop and implement a correction plan of action to resolve in accordance with governing regulations.
-Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
-High level ability to remain focused, attend to detail, meet deadlines, and perform efficiently and effectively under pressure, as well as the ability to independently determine priorities.
-Exhibit exceptional oral and written communication skills.
-Demonstrated knowledge and ability to interpret State of Wisconsin, UW-System and UW-Madison travel policies and procedures.
-Ability to interpret and analyze financial data and prepare financial reports and budgets.
-Knowledge of UW accounting system preferred.

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Position Summary:

This position performs professional accounting activities for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) Administration including, but not limited to, Business Services, CALS Research Division, and the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) units. The position is responsible for the development of detailed financial documents/ statements related to program revenue activities, reviewing/auditing CALS departmental financial transactions, activities and expenditures, establishing/maintaining records and accounts within various accounting systems, and with project development and budget monitoring.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

Additional Information:

A criminal background check will be required for this position.


Justin Cave
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 `Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to 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.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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