Madison, WI
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 104128-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Human Resources, Payroll, Office & Administrative Support, Transportation Services

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 104128

Working Title: Financial Specialist - Senior



FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $18.03

Job Summary:

This position provides program support assistance to the Finance/Business Services and Permits Administration Unit of UW Transportation Services. This position is responsible for a significant segment of this operation including: reconciling over $10 million in annual revenue from payroll deduction payments, process billing for over $3 million in annual UW Hospital and Children's Hospital parking revenue, campus-wide parking meter coin revenue counting, daily online permit sales and fulfillment, permit administration functions, and providing backup support to the financial reconciliation/reporting and cash management positions. This position requires the ability to analyze financial transactions, recognize anomalies and error patterns, and make policy and procedure recommendations to management and IT staff.

This position, under general supervision, is responsible for providing the highest level of accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to independently recognize errors, to assure sound financial records for the Department using generally accepted accounting principles. This position functions closely with other Department staff, working as a team, and providing consistent, high-quality application and interpretation of Transportation Business policies and financial procedures. Work is performed under the supervision of the Financial Specialist Supervisor and Business Services Manager. This position requires knowledge of complex transportation policies and procedures, and T2Flex & SkiData parking software to assure accurate information is entered and inventoried products and services are correctly fulfilled to Customers. Revenue is received from transportation related items such as: annual parking permits, employee bus passes, and bike locker rentals.

The University of Wisconsin Transportation Services is committed to the highest standards of Customer relations and principles towards Customers, fellow staff, students, and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with Customers and fellow staff members.


Schedule Comment:

7:00 am to 3:45 pm, Monday-Friday


Kayla Ruplinger
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.

Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to this position including your work experience in the following, if applicable:
1. Cash handling and financial transaction reconciliation.
2. Ability to provide accurate, consistent and timely Information
3. Computer skills
4. Ability to exercise a strong sense of priority, organization, and time management.

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: Feb 27 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Mar 16 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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