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FINANCIAL ASSISTANT

Apply now Job no: 108506-US
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department:L&S/CTR FOR HEALTHY MINDS
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Office & Administrative Support, Project Management, Other

Position Summary:

This position will act as the primary purchasing associate and travel coordinator for the Center for Healthy Minds (CHM) maintaining an internal purchasing system, ensuring compliance and timely purchasing. This position will also support CHM's Senior Financial Specialist and Assistant Center Administrator with various financial transactions that require separation of duties.

The Center for Healthy Minds was founded and is led by neuroscientist Richard J. Davidson. CHM's mission is to cultivate well-being and relieve suffering through a scientific understanding of the mind. CHM is a leader in rigorous, interdisciplinary basic and translational research aimed at understanding the mind and how to nurture well-being in ourselves and others. CHM communicates these findings to the world, inspires scientists to conduct further research and engages influencers to shift the culture to embrace well-being.

Position Duties: List of Duties
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Department(s):

A483000-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/CTR FOR HEALTHY MINDS

Work Type:

Full or Part-time:75-100%

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, with some flexibility

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Hourly rate:

Minimum $14.25
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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

For questions on the position, contact: Lisa Wesley, lawesley@wisc.edu and 608-262-0196.

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.

Cover letters will be used as a writing sample and to determine the best-qualified applicants. Thus, your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to this position including your work experience in the following, if applicable, and where it was performed:
Customer Service Skills.
Knowledge and application of University procedures, systems and regulations relating to purchasing, accounting, travel, record retention and inventory management.
Experience working with Quickbooks online.
Experience maintaining detailed tracking system.

Contact:

Brittany Thomson
Brittany.Thomson@wisc.edu
608-262-0037
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. )



Official Title:

UNIV SERVICES ASSOC 2(16660)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

108506

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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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