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Senior Financial Specialist

Company: University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Location: Dubuque
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Financial Specialist provides transactional support to the University's Accounting Manager responsible for the accounting and financial
reporting activities of the University on behalf of the University of Wisconsin Platteville Foundation (Foundation) and other non-profit entities
incorporated to support it. This is a full-time, benefit eligible position. Responsibilities:

  • Record daily transactions/journal entries to the general ledger and prepare bank account and sub-ledger reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Administer and process accounts receivable and administer all aspects of billing/collections
  • Produce various accounting and financial reports What You'll Need to Succeed: Minimum Qualifications:
    • Associate's degree in accounting or business related field from an accredited institution, Bachelor's degree preferred
    • Three years of accounting/finance experience, preferably with a non-profit organization
    • Experience working with accounting software systems
    • Knowledge of GAAP accounting standards and reporting requirements
    • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Detailed-oriented with strong analytical skills and ability to interpret financial data.
    • Ability to work independently and with multi-culturally diverse populations Why It's Great to be a Pioneer: The UW-Platteville Foundation, Inc. exists exclusively for the benefit of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Its specific role is to provide supplemental funds to aid UW-Platteville in fulfilling its mission successfully. The Foundation is involved in fund raising, fund management, and fund disbursement. Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. Application Deadline: Applications must be received by 01/17/2019 How to Apply: Applications are required to be submitted electronically via the UW-Platteville careers portal. The following documents are required for applicant consideration:
      • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications;
      • A current resume; and
      • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for three professional references For questions regarding this position, please contact: Michelle Patzner, We Support Diversity and Inclusion: Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community. Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire. Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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