Financial Specialist Senior
Deadline for Applications is 06/21/2020


Code: 16488 Posted: 05/28/2020

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Financial Specialist Senior.

 


Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities

Primarily reviews, approves, and advises on a variety of advanced financial transactions. May prepare some financial transactions and reconciles transactions. Recommends controls and process improvements, troubleshoots advanced financial errors. Maintains financial records, provides administrative processing support, and provides customer service for staff and customers in an assigned program area to support program financial management.

  • Audits, monitors, organizes, and updates fiscal records, reports, and affiliated materials
  • Creates general reporting for transactions
  • Audits or processes advanced transactions and assigns funding codes in accordance with established rules, regulations, and policies
  • Audits or reconciles original purchase documents with payments
  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of the activities of Accounts Payable, including process the accounts payable pay cycles
  • Reallocates expenses to appropriate funding strings
  • Drafts communications and advanced reports and maintains organization of varied records to provide administrative support within a specified work unit
  • Answers advanced fiscal questions and provides information based on set materials and standards to various audiences
  • Reviews transaction processing internal controls and recommends policies and procedures
  • Develops, implements, and maintains methods and organizational systems directed at the maintenance of electronic/physical records related to work operations according to established policies and procedures
  • Assists in mapping business processes 

Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Strong financial, analytical, and critical/problem solving/thinking skills
  • Excellent customer service with the ability to build effective relationships
  • Effective organizational and management skills with high level of attention to detail and ability to coordinate and prioritize work and activities
  • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects, and still meet strict deadlines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Qualifications

Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications

Required

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited college of university in accounting or closely related field
  • Extensive accounts payable experience
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) business process management software 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
  • Names and Contact information for three References

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday June 21, 2020 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: 06/22/2020

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