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Official Job Title ACCOUNTANT II

Working Title: Accountant II Position Number 02333340 Division College of General Studies Department B3801 CGS DEAN'S OFFICE Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Fixed Renewable FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100% Posting Type Staff Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The UWM College of General Studies is a great choice for local students who want a two-year degree or a valuable start to a four-year degree. When students are ready to pursue a four-year degree, it's easy to transfer to UW- Milwaukee or another UW System school. The small college atmosphere offers engaging courses in more than 200 academic majors as well as exceptional faculty and a supportive environment for students who are taking an active role in shaping their futures.

Job Summary

Under general supervision, this position serves as a critical member of the College of General Studies' Office of the Dean. This position is responsible for various accounting duties and analysis following generally accepted accounting principles and procedures. This position will prepare financial transactions to account for the activities of the College of General Studies, including month-end and year-end journals, cash receipts, correcting entries, and cash and budget transfers. This position will also prepare financial reports used by Leadership in making data-driven decisions and forecasting and projections for financial programs and sustainability of the unit. This position ensures accuracy of the unit's financial reports and data within the University's financial system. This position will also be responsible for answering questions and providing accounting and financial guidance to internal and external stakeholders according to established policies and procedures. This position will assist in the budget development of the division, working with various leaders on the two branch campuses, as well as managing the parking programs at both the Waukesha and Washington County campuses.

A portion of this position will be working for the Center of Urban Population Health to ensure accuracy and compliance with various grants and contracts. This position will execute financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and procedures. This position will provide financial reports and ensure accuracy of the financials related to the grants,

contracts, and sub-awards of the Center.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. This position is within Salary Grade 19 with a minimum salary of $50,000/annually. Final offer for salary will be contingent upon individual candidate skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to the position. The University of Wisconsin (UW) System offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of our community and contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Employees also receive a vacation package at 176 hours during first year, sick leave (with no expiration), personal holiday (36hrs each year), and 9 paid legal holidays.

This position will be located on the UWM Waukesha campus in Waukesha, WI. A hybrid of remote and in-office work days will be discussed after an initial training/probationary period.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in business office setting
  • Professional experience working in a customer-based work environment
  • Professional and effective written and oral communication skills
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree or higher in business, finance, or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license
  • 2 years of direct experience in an accounting/budgeting role with demonstrated ability in accounting and financial Analysis
  • Intermediate skill level with MS Excel
  • Demonstrated financial and analytical work experience
  • Reasonable knowledge of applied principles of accounting as used in public or governmental systems
  • Application Instructions

    Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a resume addressing all of the qualifications listed above, and the names and contact information of three professional references (phone number, email address, etc.).

    In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidate's application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they may be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

    Application Deadline 02/12/2023 Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No If Continuous, Initial Review Date Position Contact Name Amanda Grober Contact Phone 414-251-8499 Contact Email [email protected] Application Notes

    For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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    Employment Authorization

    In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

    Title and Total Compensation Project

    The University of Wisconsin System 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 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total- compensation-study/

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