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Financial Specialist III
Deadline for Applications is 09/19/2021


Code: 17514 Posted: 09/03/2021

Position Summary

Reporting to the Controller/Director of Business Services, the Financial Specialist III provide leadership, transactional service and consultation for staff in an assigned program area to support program financial management.  Over multiple areas within the finance and procurement field, this position will monitor financial transactions, fund balances, and generates and reconciles complex reports and statements in accordance with established rules and regulations. Serves as a unit liaison to leadership providing financial advice, recommendations, and financial status updates.

Working Title: Financial Specialist III

Department: Business Services

Schedule: Full-Time

Pay Basis: Hourly

Appointment Type: University Staff

Exempt: No


Essential Job Functions

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews and approves complex transactions and assigns funding codes in accordance with established rules, regulations, and policies
  • Reallocates expenses to appropriate funding strings
  • Drafts communications and reports and maintains organization of varied records to provide administrative support within a specified work unit
  • Answers complex fiscal questions and provides information based on set materials and standards to various audiences
  • Executes, audits and completes financial transactions
  • Reviews processing internal controls
  • Job duties are representative of multiple areas within the finance and procurement field and this position provides financial advice, recommendations and financial status updates for a work unit.
  • Recommends process improvements and troubleshoots complex financial errors.

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES 

  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong analytical, critical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of ERP Systems.
Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS, EDCUATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or commensurate with 5 years of accounting, finance or business administration experience.
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday September 19th, 2021 are ensured full consideration. 

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Contact

Laura Menarek
(262)595-3204
menarek@uwp.edu
Available Until: 09/20/2021

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