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FINANCIAL SPECIALIST

Apply now Job no: 243344-US
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Department:SOHE/BUSINESS OFFICE
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Financial Operations, and Reporting

Job Summary:

This position functions as part of the School of Human Ecology (SoHE) Business Office under the general direction of the Business Office Manager in processing purchasing, travel and expense reimbursement transactions. The Financial Specialist become knowledgeable in UW-Madison financial policies and procedures to serve as a primary resource for SoHE faculty, staff and graduate students seeking direction, training, and problem resolution related to financial transactions, policies, and procedures. This position will become proficient in processing financial transactions using UW purchasing, reimbursement and other financial systems.

About the Job:

Financial Specialist I (FN006)

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

Education:

Preferred
Associate's Degree or higher in accounting or related field

Qualifications:

Required:
-Minimum two years of experience in a professional work environment
-Experience managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines
-Experience with common business and financial processes
-Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and other Office applications)

Preferred:
-Experience in higher education or public sector work environment
-Experience in a customer service position
-Experience with complex automated accounting systems

Additional Information:

SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY: The mission of the School of Human Ecology is to understand the complex relationships and interdependence among individuals, groups and families, and to focus on quality-of-life issues through research, creative innovation, education, and outreach. The School has four academic departments (Civil Society and Community Studies, Consumer Science, Design Studies, and Human Development & Family Studies) with a collective undergraduate enrollment of 1,600 students, and 100 graduate students. See https://humanecology.wisc.edu/ 

UW-MADISON: The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a strong reputation as a research university and for producing research that improves people?s lives. The University consistently ranks among the top 6 institutions in national research expenditures. In 2015, the University received a community engagement award from the Carnegie Foundation for its commitment to deeply engaging with local, regional, national, and global communities. It is a land-grant institution with an enrollment of about 43,000 students. Madison (pop. 243,000) is the state capital and combines the culture of a large urban area with the comfort of a small city. See http://wisc.edu

Department(s):

A271400-SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY/BUSINESS OFFICE

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Work Schedule:

The standard work hours are Monday through Friday between the hours of
7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The exact work schedule will be determined upon hire.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $19.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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

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.

Contact:

Nancy Andrews
nancy.andrews@wisc.edu
608-262-4227
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:

Financial Specialist I(FN006)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

243344-US

  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://employeedisabilities.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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