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JOB NO.: 96634-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96634-AS

Working Title: Shared Services Financial Manager


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: DECEMBER 10, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree preferred. Completion of a bachelors in accounting or closely related field such as business or finance is strongly preferred. An MBA and/or CPA certification is strongly preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-More than six years of experience in budgeting, financial management, strategic planning, and data analysis.
-Experience using automated accounting systems and general financial applications.

Strongly Preferred:
-Ability to communicate and work collaboratively across all levels of the organization.
-Excellent planning and organizational skills.
-Exceptional analytical skills; capacity to utilize data management and reporting tools, including query tools to synthesize complex and diverse financial and operational data. Ability to use the analysis to provide advice to senior leadership, administrators and faculty.
-Experience in hiring and managing staff and/or building a team that delivers expected outcomes. Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others to deliver positive organizational results.
-Ability to balance incoming requests from multiple constituents timely and effectively.
-Knowledge of and/or experience with higher education accounting and budgeting systems.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The School of Medicine and Public Health Fiscal Affairs Shared Services unit centrally provides financial services to multiple department Chairs, faculty, and staff. Under the general supervision of the Associate Director for Finance and the Senior Associate Dean for Finance, the Shared Services Financial Program Manager will work with each of the Department Chairs and Department Administrators to provide advanced financial services and advice to help guide the operations of the department.

The Financial Program Manager duties include financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, supervision, business process improvement, regular collaboration with department leadership and other tasks as needed. The Shared Services Financial Program Manager will supervise seven financial staff within the Shared Services unit.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Additional Information:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

To see the principal duties of this positions, please click on the "Full Position Details" link below.


Kim Mcfarlane
[email protected]
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:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for this position. You will be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

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: Nov 6 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Dec 4 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 11/7/2018
Application Due: 12/5/2018
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