Madison, WI
Jul 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 105458-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 105458

Working Title: Financial Specialist Advanced


Hiring Department: A348300-VCRGE/INS ON AGING/INST AGING

FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $21.08

Job Summary:

The Institute on Aging's (IOA) mission is to promote, through excellence in research, education, service, and practice, the health and wellbeing of the rapidly expanding aging population in the local community, state of Wisconsin and society at large.

The position requires excellent fiscal and communication skills, the ability to deal with administration of complex, multicomponent grants, excellent problem solving abilities, and the ability to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities efficiently. This position also serves as a purchasing card holder. This position independently serves as the purchasing and travel (both domestic and foreign) expert for our large, multi-center Midlife in the U.S. (MIDUS) grant; and is responsible for purchasing, travel processing, expense reimbursement, auditing, and reconciling of related activities. This includes educating employees on purchasing and travel related matters and ensuring compliance with School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE), University, and State policies and procedures. Work is performed under the general supervision of the IOA Administrator.


Schedule Comment:

Monday through Friday, "standard business hours" (There is some flexibility when setting your schedule.)


Todd Forsythe
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:

Your application must be received through Jobs at UW portal to be considered a candidate.

To apply for the position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter that describes your qualifications as they relate to the position.

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: Jul 10 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Jul 24 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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