University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 237016

Position Summary:
Under the general direction of the Finance Manager, this position serves as the Financial Specialist for the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UW SMPH) - Department of Medicine (DOM). This position will assist to analyze, process and audit a variety of complex department financial transactions connected to a diverse set of funding sources in an evolving set of rules, regulations and business practices imposed by the University, UW Health, UWMF, grant agencies and department policies. This position performs accounting services for the department, and in doing so collaborates with several other functions on and off campus including UW Health Finance and the SMPH Dean's Office.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end itself, but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal duties:
Duties include:

10% - Audits, monitors, organizes, and updates fiscal records, reports, and affiliated materials

20% - Creates general reporting for transactions

10% - Audits or processes advanced transactions and assigns funding codes in accordance with established rules, regulations, and policies

20% - Audits or reconciles original purchase documents with payments

10% - Reallocates expenses to appropriate funding strings

10% - Drafts communications and advanced reports and maintains organization of varied records to provide administrative support within a specified work unit

15% - Answers advanced fiscal questions and provides information based on set materials and standards to various audiences

5% - Reviews transaction processing internal controls and recommends policies and procedures

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