University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Alabama, United States
USD 26.44 per hour
25 Nov 2020
26 Nov 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Position Summary:

Works directly with principal investigator and research staff to budget, monitor expenditures, and reconcile financial data for sponsored programs. May directly process and/or approve accounting transactions such as cost transfers, procurement, sub award management, and financial processing related to sponsored project management. May review and approve transactions on behalf of an intermediate unit or center.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

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:

BA/BS strongly preferred, preferably in Business administration, finance, accounting or health-related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- At least 1-2 years relevant experience is required, as well as demonstrated knowledge and experience with principles and practices of governmental accounting, including federal grants clinical research and GAAP.
- Experience administering an electronic project and fiscal management system required.
- Experience in working with complex automated accounting systems and processes preferred.
- Experience providing technical assistance to diverse audiences with a range of accounting
backgrounds preferred.
- Experience in a medical or clinical research setting is strongly preferred.
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel preferred.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

Additional Information:

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in Wisconsin, originally obtaining NCI designation in 1973. UWCCC is deeply committed to beating cancer through research, prevention, and treatment. Our purpose is to encourage greater and wider participation in cancer research and care at the University and in the State of Wisconsin, with an ultimate goal of dramatically reducing the burden of cancer on our patients and communities.

The UWCCC clinical research program is organized into Disease Oriented Teams (DOTs), which consist of faculty and clinically-focused research staff. Several non-clinical research functions, such as regulatory and finance, are performed by centralized teams that work across DOTs. The Non-Industry Accountant position will sit within the Grants and Fiscal office and reports to the UWCCC Assistant Director of Finance.

- Work experience should demonstrate dependability, flexibility, and maturity. Candidates must be effective at building interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Employees will also be expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below:
* Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others--behave professionally.
* Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty.
* Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork.
* Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards in conduct and

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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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.

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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 Fall 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).

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Applications Open: Nov 3 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 1 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time