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FINANCIAL SPECIALIST III - PEDIATRICS

Apply now Job no: 246412-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department:SMPH/PEDIATRICS/PEDIATRICS
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Financial Operations, and Reporting

Job Summary:

This position will function under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Finance in the Department of Pediatrics and provide detailed accounting and auditing duties that involve a high level of complexity. The position will be responsible for preparing, maintaining and communicating to UW Health for processing invoices, outreach accounting, expense reimbursements, and processing Accounts Payable. This position will create and maintain department reports on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis for University, UWMF and department financial analyses and provides services to all Pediatrics faculty, administration, and staff for University and UWMF revenue and expenses. This position will be responsible for processing ShopUW+ transactions, processing PCard transactions as well as other fiscal duties for the University.

This position will analyze, process, and audit a variety of department financial transactions connected to a diverse set of funding sources in an evolving set of rules, regulations and business practices imposed by the University, UWMF, and department policies. It requires initiative in the timely and accurate preparation and processing of financial transactions and reporting. Knowledge of established bookkeeping and accounting principles and practices is required. The position is responsible for tracking, reconciling and reporting on accounts, encumbrances, and balances, requiring expertise in using spreadsheets, word processing documents, email programs, and related software experience to accomplish goals. Duties will be completed according to University, UWMF, and Department rules.

The 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.

About the Job:

Financial Specialist III (FN008)

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

Qualifications:

- Experience in finance or accounting preferred.
- Experience with accounts payable and accounts receivable preferred.
- Experience working with ShopUW+ preferred.
- Effective oral and written communication skills, independent problem solving and analytical skills, attention to detail and organization, and an outgoing and energetic service-oriented approach required.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

UW-Madison employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to January 18, 2022 or the first day of employment, whichever comes later. An individual is considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the single-dose vaccine or two weeks after the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series. Medical or religious accommodations will be considered. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for more information.

Department(s):

A536700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PEDIATRICS/PEDIATRICS

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 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.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $39,400 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.

Contact:

Kelsey Scholtens
kscholtens@pediatrics.wisc.edu
608-262-0006
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 III(FN008)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

246412-AS

  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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