FINANCIAL SPECIALIST SENIOR
JOB NO.: 106291-US
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/NEURO SURG/NEURO SURG
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 106291
Working Title: Financial Specialist Senior
Official Title: FINANCIAL SPECIALIST SENIOR(00162)
Hiring Department: A535700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/NEURO SURG/NEURO SURG
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
This position will function under the general supervision of the Accountant in the Department of Neurological Surgery and provides detailed accounting and auditing duties that involve a high level of complexity. This position provides accurate and timely fiscal management reports and auditing duties that involve interpretation of University of Wisconsin (UW), University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation (UWMF) and Department rules, regulations, policies and guidelines. This position will provide financial expertise, financial management and productivity/activity reports, analytical data and associated financial services to the Director, Accountant, the Research Administrator, Chair and other staff. Funding amounts and sources include a total of more than $52M processed through the UWMF and UW, in preparing, maintaining and processing invoices, expense reimbursements, purchase orders, processing internal and external work orders, UW and UWMF account expenditures for federal, department operating, non-federal, gifting, grants and capital exercise awards and funds (Funds 101, 233, 136, 144, 133, 135, 161), creation and maintenance of financial databases and dashboards, and will track contract revenue for timely payments. This position will create and maintain department reports on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis for University, UWMF and department financial analyses and provides service to all SMPH Neurological Surgery faculty, administration, and staff for University and UWMF revenue and expenses.
This position will analyze, process, and audit a variety of complex department financial transactions connected to a diverse set of funding sources in an evolving set of rules, regulations and business practices imposed by the University, UWMF, granting agencies and department policies. It requires initiative in the timely and accurate preparation and processing of financial transactions and reporting. Knowledge of established bookkeeping and accounting principles and practices is required. The position is responsible for tracking, reconciling and reporting on accounts, encumbrances, and balances, requiring expertise in using spreadsheets, word processing documents, email programs, and related software experience to accomplish goals. Duties will be completed according to University, UWMF, and department rules and regulations and in compliance with granting agency requirements.
Hours of work will be between 7:30 am and 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Exact schedule to be determined when
hire is made.
Instructions to applicants:
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NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
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Advertised: Oct 18 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Nov 2 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time