Madison, WI
Aug 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 102611-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 102611

Working Title: Financial Specialist



FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $18.03

Job Summary:

The Financial Specialist Senior provides fiscal and purchasing support to faculty, students, and staff of the Department of Integrative Biology. This position is part of the department fiscal team and is responsible for general departmental support, processing various financial forms and procurement requests and assisting the financial staff with general accounting support and interpreting financial rules and regulations. The Financial Specialist Senior position requires maintaining relationships with and providing guidance to faculty and staff in financial and purchasing areas, as well as working independently to meet goals and work assignments of the unit.

Schedule Comment:

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; can be flexible


Carol Cooley
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.

For questions on the position, contact Carol Cooley,, 608-262-1725.

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 advanced 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:
-Acting as the first point of contact in an office environment, including screening phone calls, managing inquiries, greeting visitors, and providing general information;
-Handling time-sensitive materials in a timely manner;
-Applying policies and procedures to financial transactions;
-Coordinating, processing, and tracking financial transactions;
-Interpreting and applying policies and procedures related to financial transactions;
-Monitoring expenditures and applying policies and procedures to ensure appropriateness of charges.

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: 03 Aug 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 27 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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