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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT-FINANCIAL REPORTING, ANALYSIS SYSTEMS

Company: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: Madison
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Job Description:

Filter SENIOR ACCOUNTANT-FINANCIAL REPORTING, ANALYSIS & SYSTEMS Apply nowJob no:******-AS Work type:Staff-Full Time Department:BUS SVC/ACCT/FIN INFO MGMT Location:Madison Categories:Accounting, Finance, Purchasing Position Summary: UW-Madison, the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System, is a major land-grant university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and public service, with a campus environment that facilitates cross disciplinary collaborative research, revenues of $2.8 billion, a student body of approximately 44,000, and faculty/staff of approximately 22,000. The Financial Reporting, Analysis and Systems function is a centralized organization within the Accounting Services unit of the Division of Business Services. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Financial Reporting, Analysis and Systems, this position will play an important role in preparing periodic and annual financial reports and analyzing financial data for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Responsibilities include preparation of year-end cash basis and GAAP/GASB accrual basis financial statements. In addition, responsibilities will include providing campus units with financial data and analysis to be used on a day to day basis for monitoring fiscal positions, budgeting and decision making. 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, Business, and/or Management Information System degree is required. Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience: -Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with management and staff at all levels, as well as other offices and divisions/departments. -Ability to interpret and analyze financial data; ability to analyze issues and propose viable solutions. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously. -Experience using an Enterprise Resource Planning system such as PeopleSoft. -Advanced skills using Microsoft Excel. -Demonstrated advanced written and oral communication and interpersonal skills -Proficient in Excel-based modeling, large volume activity & variance financial analysis related PowerPoint financial performance results presentation development and other data analysis tools working with large volume transactional activity data. -5 years of overall work experience working in either a higher education, governmental or public accounting environment preferred -Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and government financial reporting principals and standards. Knowledge of UW Madison and/or State of Wisconsin accounting practices, procedures and terminologies preferred -Experience in development and maintenance of financial systems. Experience in data query tools such as Hyperion, Brio, SQL Developer. Experience and knowledge in PeopleSoft Financials preferred. -Experience in PeopleSoft query and N-Vision Reporting preferred. Additional Information: Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment. Department(s): A******-BUSINESS SERVICES/ACCT/FIN INFO MGMT Work Type: Full Time: 100% Appointment Type, Duration: Ongoing/Renewable Salary: Minimum$57,644 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications Instructions to Applicants: To begin the application process, click the button. You will be asked to provide a cover letter and resume addressing your skills and experience as they relate to the qualifications and duties in this job description. Starting salary will be based on skills and experience. Contact: Susan Phipps ********************* ************ Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: ************, STS: ************) and above Phone number (SeeRELAY_SERVICEfor further information. ) Official Title: SR ACCOUNTANT(R10BN) Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable Job Number: ******-AS The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:****************************************************************************************** The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:******************************************************** Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7). TheAnnual Security and Fire Safety Reportcontains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact theUniversity of Wisconsin Police Department. Applications Open:Nov 18 2019Central Standard Time Applications Close:Dec 8 2019 11:55 PMCentral Standard Time

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