Under the oversight and general supervision of the Director of Business Operations, the incumbent will serve as an entry level Accountant supporting a $140 million, 23 sport NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Athletic Program which supports over 800 student-athletes. The incumbent will be responsible for daily accounting tasks, including a portion of our revenue management, processing travel expense reports and reporting, for the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Principal Duties: * Primary duties include processing revenue transactions, including tickets, gifts, and camp revenue, processing travel expense reports and other transactions, reconciliations, journal entries, schedules, and reporting * 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 * Assist the department in a variety of monthly and annual financial reporting activities, including but not limited to; engaging with external and internal audit; developing and analyzing department, campus, and external reporting. * Assist with training and guiding staff in processing procedures * Answer questions and provide accounting related information to internal and external stakeholders according to established policies and procedures * Assist with quarterly and annual budget review * Assist with establishing and maintaining effective internal controls * This position requires a high level of independent judgment to oversee and perform accounting and financial reporting duties
Please find more job details and apply at JOBS at UW: https://jobs.wisc.edu/jobs/assistant-director-of-business-operations-madison-wisconsin-united-states
Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications 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; - Badger gear & season tickets for Badger football, men's basketball and men's hockey, and/or the varsity sports pass; More Benefits information can be found at https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Conditions of Appointment: This is a 100% Academic Staff appointment. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. 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.
Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).
How to Apply:
To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 p.m. CST, on the assured consideration date. Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. The hiring unit will notify finalists prior to any communication with these references.
Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
Wisconsin Athletics is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
This position is posted at the levels of Accountant I and II. The level of the position will be determined based upon the selected candidate's qualifications and experience.
One (1) or more years of related, professional work experience is preferred.
The most qualified candidates will bring to this position the following knowledge, skills and abilities: - Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), development of financial statements under GAAP, financial reporting principles and automated accounting system processes and operations; - Ability to develop, implement and maintain cash based accounting systems; - Computer applications, spreadsheet, and word processing aptitude; - Ability to identify problems and develop and implement a plan to resolve the problem in accordance with UW policies; - Time management skills; - Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees; - Customer service and communication skills; - Good organizational skills and experience in formal documentation; and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
The following knowledge, skills and abilities are a plus, but not required: - Knowledge of University applications and databases including WISER and Automated Travel System (e-reimbursement); - Knowledge of university level travel policies, practices and principles for a delegated department; - Knowledge of state statutes, NCAA regulations, administrative rules and department policies.