ACCOUNTANT

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Oct 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 92307-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: CALS/ADMIN SVCS/BUS SVCS


Location: Madison

Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 92307-AS

Working Title: Accountant

Official Title: ACCOUNTANT(R10DN) or ASSOC ACCOUNTANT(R10FN)

Hiring Department: A070300-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/ADMIN SVCS/BUS SVCS

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 10, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree preferred in Accounting or Business Adminstration.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-Experience working with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
-Knowledge of governmental cost accounting practices and principles.
-Knowledge of and ability to interpret state statutes, federal regulations, administrative rules, and university, college, and department/center policies.
-Knowledge of computer applications, university accounting systems, and general financial applications.
-Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all persons with which the position interacts (i.e.,peers, management, faculty/staff, departments/centers, divisional staff, agency contacts, public).
-Ability to identify problems and develop and implement a correction plan of action to resolve in accordance with governing regulations.
-Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
-High level ability to remain focused, attend to detail, meet deadlines, and perform efficiently and effectively under pressure, as well as the ability to independently determine priorities.
-Exhibit exceptional oral and written communication skills.
-Demonstrated knowledge and ability to interpret State of Wisconsin, UW-System and UW-Madison travel policies and procedures.
-Ability to interpret and analyze financial data and prepare financial reports and budgets.
-Knowledge of UW accounting system preferred.



Position Summary:

This position performs professional accounting activities for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS)
Administration including, but not limited to, Business Services, CALS Research Division, and the Wisconsin Agricultural
Experiment Station (WAES) units. The position is responsible for the development of detailed financial documents/ statements related to program revenue activities, reviewing/auditing CALS departmental financial transactions, activities and expenditures, establishing/maintaining records and accounts within various accounting systems, and with project development and budget monitoring.



Additional Information:

Title prefix is dependent on relevant work experience.



Contact:

Cassie Wheeler
cassie.wheeler@wisc.edu
608-265-4473
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:

Applicants will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter and a list of 3 professional references.



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.

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: Oct 4 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Nov 1 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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