University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 238242

Position Summary:
Performs advanced accounting duties following generally accepted accounting principles and procedures. Prepares and reviews financial reports and assists with budgeting. Ensures the accurate recording and reporting of the business unit's financial transactions.

Principal duties:
-Organizes, prepares, and updates financial statements, monthly and year-end journal entries, accounts, ledgers, and reports for various financial needs within an automated financial system to ensure accurate recording and reporting of financial transactions
-Prepares and analyzes financial data, reports and records, identifies discrepancies, investigates, recommends, and implements solutions as needed
-Develops and maintains automated financial systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity
-Assists with accounting and reviewing reconciliations, journal entries, schedules, and reports
-Provides and prepares budgets and projections based on existing data and established policies and procedures
-Answers questions and provides accounting related information to internal and external stakeholders according to established policies and procedures
-Prepares and/or approves financial transactions and payments

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