ACCOUNTANT

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

ID: 7068377
Posted: July 28, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
Performs complex accounting duties, prepares financial and statistical reports, delivers training to others, develops and manages complex budgets, and develops and documents controls for accounting systems to ensure the accurate recording and reporting of the business unit's financial transactions. Leads and is a resource for others in the unit.

The person in this role must have a high degree of professionalism, project management, and organizational skills and the ability to interact effectively with unit, College of Engineering (COE) Deans Office, campus, and COE department audiences.

POSITION DUTIES:
List of Duties

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

DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:
Bachelor's degree in accounting or closely related field required

MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
-Minimum 5 years accounting experience required, 7 years desired
-Experience working with complex automated accounting systems and processes required
-Knowledge and application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and theories preferred
-Management experience preferred

A minimum of 7 years of experience is required for appointment at the senior level. Prefix will be determined by years of relevant work experience.



 

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