Classified Staff - Financial Specialists I, Business Services

Code: 017 Posted: 03/03/2014

The University of Wisconsin Parkside currently has a Financial Specialist I vacancy in our Business Services Office.

Salary: Pay Schedule/Pay Range: 02-10. Pay will be based on the rules that apply to compensation upon transfer, reinstatement or voluntary demotion transactions; pay will not be less than the minimum of the pay range, $14.108/hr. A six-month permissive probation period may be required.

Job duties: The primary responsibilities for the Financial Specialist I position is: Purchasing and Accounts Payable processing, General Office Support, Process Campus chargebacks, Support training efforts of Business Services Staff, Support the cash deposit function in the Business Services Office.

A complete position description can be found here.

Special Notes: Information regarding campus safety and creating a bias free environment is available on our website. Printed copies of the information are available from UW-Parkside Police and Public Safety, 262-595-2455, Tallent Hall, Room 188. Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an application. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin System Administration to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability who are applicants for employment or employees.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Qualified applicants will have: one or more years experience in a similar position and/or equivalent transferable education or knowledge; proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; proficiency using the Internet and web based tools; ability to work with a diverse, multicultural population; excellent communication skills; and experience providing excellent customer service.

How to Apply: Go to the WiscJobs website at Click on Log in to access your existing WiscJobs account and complete a Job Search for key work 1400872 and click on Apply Now at the top or bottom of the screen. Applicants new to WiscJobs will need to create an account for complete and initial application then continue to apply online. All interested applications will be required to apply and take the exam online, including those current State employees eligible to transfer, reinstate, or demote to this position.
A resume and cover letter are required to apply for this position. Follow the prompts to create a resume and cover letter or to upload an existing resume and cover letter then click Continue. You will be taken to the first page of the exam. Follow the exam instructions and click Save & Continue at the bottom of every page.

Application and examination materials must be completed and finalized online by end of business on Thursday, March 13, 2014. After you have finalized your exam, you will be sent an email by the system confirming that your exam has been completed. If you have any questions about the on-line application process, please contact Barbara Farrar at 262-595-2256, or email

Contact Name: Barbara Farrar

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2256

Contact Email:

Available Until: 03/13/2014

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