JOB NO.: 91449-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91449-AS

Working Title: Accountant



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelors degree in accounting or related field preferred

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of 2 years professional experience preferred. Experience in working with complex automated systems and processes.

Position Summary:

This is a highly responsible professional accounting position requiring knowledge and application accounting theories and principals. This position involves a broad variety of complex financial activities including: monitoring and coordination of expenditure, reconciling fund balances, reconciling account balances, recommending actions on various accounting questions, and serve as business operation resource person for UHS and University policy development, interpretation and implementation. The accountant will work under general supervision of UHS Budget and Finance Team Manager.

Additional Information:

Knowledge & Skills:
1.Comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Demonstrated ability to apply GAAP standards in a business setting. Knowledge and application of cost accounting practices/principals.
2.Proficiency in Excel and ability to create complex spreadsheets and reports. Ability to interpret and analyze financial data.
3.Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication and working in a team environment.
4.Demonstrated ability to learn new systems.
5. Ability to work independently, prioritize work duties, demonstrate effective time management skills to meet UHS and university requirements and deadlines.


Elizabeth Valentine
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:

Click the Apply Online link above or below to apply. You will be required to create an account or login to an existing account. Please upload a cover letter, resume and a list of references with contact information to apply.

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.

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Advertised: 18 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 15 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time