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JOB TITLE:

Accountant

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Madison Wiltz United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Job Summary:

The Business Services Office at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is looking for a motivated and team-oriented person to provide financial support and policy expertise in the areas of purchasing, travel and expense reimbursement, transaction review and approval, gift processing, property management, financial reporting and budget management.
The person in this position will function both independently and within a team and perform highly responsible financial tasks under the general supervision of the Business Services Manager.


This position executes and guides financial and accounting transactions for CALS in multiple finance functional areas.
This role will be responsible for auditing and approving financial transactions, preparing financial reports and budget management.
The incumbent participates in day-to-day financial operations of the college to ensure accuracy of financial transactions and reports and will guide other faculty and departmental staff.
The position recommends and implements fiscal policies and participates in the development and implementation of new systems and processes to improve customer service, efficiency, and internal controls.


The selected candidate will have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to exercise good judgment
  • Ability to identify and solve problems
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.
At CALS, we acknowledge that bias, prejudice, racism, and hate have historically occurred in many forms that cause significant and lasting harm to members of our community.
We commit to taking actions each day toward a college that is inclusive and welcoming to all.
We encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Responsibilities:

hr.
wisc.
edu/pvl/?pvl=293534-406571\">Accountant I (FN001)

hr.
wisc.
edu/pvl/?pvl=293534-406572\">Accountant II (FN002)

hr.
wisc.
edu/pvl/?pvl=293534-406608\">Accountant III (FN003)


Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison.
We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community.
We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.


The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.


For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: wisc.
edu\">Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Preferred
Associate's Degree
Preferred focus in Accounting or related field of business studies

Qualifications:

This position is posted at the levels of Accountant I, II and III.
The level of the position will be determined based upon the selected candidate's qualifications and experience as described below.


Accountant I: Education, training or experience working in an accounting or finance field is preferred.


Accountant II: At least one year of professional experience working in an accounting or finance field is required.


Accountant III: At least three years of professional experience working in an accounting or finance field is required.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Qualifications for all levels:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheet software (examples of proficient use includes: formulas/functions; conditional formatting; pivot tables; filters or slicers; data validation, etc).
  • Providing customer service to a variety of audiences (responding to inquiries; working with people of varying backgrounds; troubleshooting; follow-up; providing basic training; communicating technical concepts).
  • Effectively and independently manage a high volume of varied tasks (e.
    g.
    , organizing; prioritizing; consistently meeting deadlines; attention to detail; accuracy).
In addition to the above, to be considered for a level II or level III position, the following qualifications are also required:
  • Experience with financial systems software, and preparation of financial reports and data (please provide examples of systems you have used and reports you have generated).
  • Experience working with and interpreting policies and regulations and applying them to practical situations.
In addition to all of the above, to be considered for a level III position, the following qualification is also required:
  • Experience working in a lead worker capacity in a financial setting and/or having expertise in a specific financial area.
Preferred Qualifications for all levels:
  • Knowledge of UW, State and Federal rules and regulations.
  • Experience managing finances within an institution of higher education.
  • Working knowledge of UW financial systems and tools: PeopleSoft financial and human resources software (UW SFS and HRS), Workday financial and human resources software, Jaegger procurement software (Shop UW+), UW-Madison Journal Entry Tool (JET), UW-Madison Cost Transfer Tool
  • Experience organizing, interpreting, and analyzing financial data.
  • Education, training and/or experience with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and fund accounting
Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
The anticipated salary ranges are as follows:

  • Accountant I: $55,000 - $64,750
  • Accountant II: $62,000 - $72,000
  • Accountant III: $75,000 - $85,000
Final salary will depend upon experience and qualifications.
Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.
Benefits information can be found at: wisconsin.
edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl.
pdf\">https://www.
wisconsin.
edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl.
pdf
.
Additional Information:
  • A one-year evaluation period will be required.
  • A criminal background check will be required for the selected candidate.
  • The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.
    University sponsorship is not available for this position.
How to Apply:

Don't feel you meet every qualification? At the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace! If you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification, we still encourage you to apply.
You may be just the right candidate for this role!

Click on the \"Apply Online\" button to start the application process.
You will be prompted to upload the following documents:
Resume (REQUIRED)
Cover letter (REQUIRED)
References (REQUIRED)

Please use your cover letter and/or resume to address your experience and qualifications for this position.
Applicants that have the qualifications listed in this announcement should provide a relevant example(s) from their experience to illustrate how it satisfies the required qualifications for this position.
The written application materials will be used to determine who will advance to preliminary interviews.

Contact:

Jen Herbert
herbert@wisc.
edu\">jen.
herbert@wisc.
edu

608-265-4204
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1.
See wisconsinrelay.
com/\">RELAY_SERVICE
for further information.

Official Title:

Accountant I(FN001) or Accountant II(FN002) or Accountant III(FN003)

Department(s):

A07-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/ADMIN SVCS/BUS SVCS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

293534-AS

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.


If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: wisc.
edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/\">https://employeedisabilities.
wisc.
edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/


Employment will require a criminal background check.
It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.


The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released.
See Wis.
Stat.
sec.
19.
36(7).


The wisc.
edu/asr\">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 uwpd.
wisc.
edu\">University of Wisconsin Police Department
.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

85000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707365561-54f10a00d343ab24359c9389ca2d3668

LOCATION:

Wiltz United States

CITY:

Madison

Job Origin:

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Job Summary:

The Business Services Office at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is looking for a motivated and team-oriented person to provide financial support and policy expertise in the areas of purchasing, travel and expense reimbursement, transaction review and approval, gift processing, property management, financial reporting and budget management. The person in this position will function both independently and within a team and perform highly responsible financial tasks under the general supervision of the Business Services Manager.

This position executes and guides financial and accounting transactions for CALS in multiple finance functional areas. This role will be responsible for auditing and approving financial transactions, preparing financial reports and budget management. The incumbent participates in day-to-day financial operations of the college to ensure accuracy of financial transactions and reports and will guide other faculty and departmental staff. The position recommends and implements fiscal policies and participates in the development and implementation of new systems and processes to improve customer service, efficiency, and internal controls.

The selected candidate will have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to exercise good judgment
  • Ability to identify and solve problems
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff. At CALS, we acknowledge that bias, prejudice, racism, and hate have historically occurred in many forms that cause significant and lasting harm to members of our community. We commit to taking actions each day toward a college that is inclusive and welcoming to all. We encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.Responsibilities:

Accountant I (FN001)
Accountant II (FN002)
Accountant III (FN003)

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Preferred
Associate's Degree
Preferred focus in Accounting or related field of business studies

Qualifications:

This position is posted at the levels of Accountant I, II and III. The level of the position will be determined based upon the selected candidate's qualifications and experience as described below.

Accountant I: Education, training or experience working in an accounting or finance field is preferred.

Accountant II: At least one year of professional experience working in an accounting or finance field is required.

Accountant III: At least three years of professional experience working in an accounting or finance field is required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Qualifications for all levels:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheet software (examples of proficient use includes: formulas/functions; conditional formatting; pivot tables; filters or slicers; data validation, etc).
  • Providing customer service to a variety of audiences (responding to inquiries; working with people of varying backgrounds; troubleshooting; follow-up; providing basic training; communicating technical concepts).
  • Effectively and independently manage a high volume of varied tasks (e.g., organizing; prioritizing; consistently meeting deadlines; attention to detail; accuracy).
In addition to the above, to be considered for a level II or level III position, the following qualifications are also required:
  • Experience with financial systems software, and preparation of financial reports and data (please provide examples of systems you have used and reports you have generated).
  • Experience working with and interpreting policies and regulations and applying them to practical situations.
In addition to all of the above, to be considered for a level III position, the following qualification is also required:
  • Experience working in a lead worker capacity in a financial setting and/or having expertise in a specific financial area.
Preferred Qualifications for all levels:
  • Knowledge of UW, State and Federal rules and regulations.
  • Experience managing finances within an institution of higher education.
  • Working knowledge of UW financial systems and tools: PeopleSoft financial and human resources software (UW SFS and HRS), Workday financial and human resources software, Jaegger procurement software (Shop UW+), UW-Madison Journal Entry Tool (JET), UW-Madison Cost Transfer Tool
  • Experience organizing, interpreting, and analyzing financial data.
  • Education, training and/or experience with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and fund accounting
Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
The anticipated salary ranges are as follows:

  • Accountant I: $55,000 - $64,750
  • Accountant II: $62,000 - $72,000
  • Accountant III: $75,000 - $85,000
Final salary will depend upon experience and qualifications. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefits information can be found at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl.pdf.Additional Information:
  • A one-year evaluation period will be required.
  • A criminal background check will be required for the selected candidate.
  • The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.
How to Apply:

Don't feel you meet every qualification? At the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace! If you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this role!

Click on the \"Apply Online\" button to start the application process. You will be prompted to upload the following documents:
Resume (REQUIRED)
Cover letter (REQUIRED)
References (REQUIRED)

Please use your cover letter and/or resume to address your experience and qualifications for this position. Applicants that have the qualifications listed in this announcement should provide a relevant example(s) from their experience to illustrate how it satisfies the required qualifications for this position. The written application materials will be used to determine who will advance to preliminary interviews.

Contact:

Jen Herbert
jen.herbert@wisc.edu
608-265-4204
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Accountant I(FN001) or Accountant II(FN002) or Accountant III(FN003)

Department(s):

A07-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/ADMIN SVCS/BUS SVCS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

293534-AS

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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.


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