The Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Medicine & Public Health is seeking a full-time (100% FTE) Accountant. This position will provide financial management and transaction processing for the Department of Radiology. This position is the main resource for Department activities relating to reimbursements, payments, purchasing and tracking of all expenses. The position serves as the first point of contact for Department faculty staff for advice, direction, training, and problem resolution relating to financial transactions and processes.
SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.
Performs general accounting duties following generally accepted accounting principles and procedures. Prepares financial reports and assists with budgeting. Ensures the accurate recording and reporting of the business unit's financial transactions.
10% Organizes, prepares, and updates basic 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
10% Prepares and analyzes financial data, reports and records, identifies discrepancies, investigates, recommends, and implements basic solutions as needed
5% Assists with accounting and reviewing reconciliations, journal entries, schedules, and reports
20% Answers questions and provides accounting related information to internal and external stakeholders according to established policies and procedures
5% Assists in preparing budgets and financial projections
50% Prepares and/or approves financial transactions and payments
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Successful applicants will have experience in a professional work environment, preferably in a Higher Education setting.
Required Skills: - Experience managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines - Excellent organizational and time management skills - Proficiency in Excel
Preferred Skills: - Attention to detail, work independently and the ability to work as an effective team member are highly desirable. - Ability to communicate effectively and provide excellent customer service.
The Department of Radiology is seeking a full-time (100% FTE) Accountant, though part-time may also be considered.
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Negotiable ANNUAL (12 months) Salary is negotiable, based on experience and skills. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.
The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial criminal and/or caregiver background check.
How to Apply:
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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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).
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