Madison, WI
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 101494-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 101494

Working Title: Financial Specialist Senior



FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary: Minimum $18.03

Job Summary: Financial Specialist Senior position supports the School of Pharmacy (SOP) and its on-going efforts to coordinate and manage travel activities for faculty, staff, students and related guests. The person in this position will serve as the school's alternate for select units and co-approver for e-Reimbursement activities; provide support in the management of SOP purchasing and Purchasing card (Pcard) activities; manage external and internal research billing and chargeback operations; and managing school wide telecommunications and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) operations. The individual will need to possess outstanding customer service skills as well as highly adaptable problem-solving, analytical, and interpretation skills. The position requires the understanding and application of the University and State's travel, purchasing, and accounting policies and procedures. Duties are performed under the general supervision of the Associate Dean for Administration.

The School of Pharmacy consists of four divisions, six centers and institutes and multiple administrative units and operates under a central administration model. SOP annual expenditures total over $25 million, consisting in part of State allocations, extramural funds, revenue producing activities, outreach, and UW-Foundation gift funds. The Business Services Office serves the needs of approximately 300 faculty, staff and graduate students.

Requirements: Minimum of 1-2 years of e-reimbursement and purchasing experience required.

Schedule Comment: Monday through Friday, 7:45am to 4:30pm, with flexibility available. Schedule will be determined upon hire.

Contact: Jenni Regan
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.

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter and resume. 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:
1. Experience with e-reimbursement/ reimbursement activities for travel related expenses and/or purchases
2. Experience with purchasing activities
3. Computer skills and software/systems related to financial activities

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period 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.

Advertised: 04 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 25 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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