salary range for this position is $45,991 - $75,884 annually plus excellent
benefits. The schedule/range for this position is 81-03. A twelve-month
probationary period is required.
Tina Gislason , UW HR Manager, 608-890-1677,
Deadline for submission of application materials is February 18, 2013. The
most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step
of the selection process.
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is currently recruiting
for a Financial Program Supervisor. This position is located in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences,
Business Services and is responsible for the professional accounting
activities for the Business Services, Research Division, and the Wisconsin
Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) units.
T he Business Service and
Research Division units are responsible for monitoring and advising on
financial transactions including administering extramural support from a
wide range of sponsors. In addition, the Wisconsin Agricultural
Experiment Station administers the award and management of federal formula grants
in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at UW Madison. In
its capacity as the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station, CALS has
sole financial responsibility for USDA Formula grants which includes over
200 research projects with annual expenditures over $6,500,000.
Financial Program Supervisor will be responsible for oversight of the
Accountant positions that coordinate and approve financial
transactions on behalf of CALS and establish required administrative and
accounting controls for CALS programs. This position also provides faculty
and staff support for a variety of critical administrative functions with
the University of Wisconsin Madison and the College of Agricultural and
Life Sciences. The work requires a significant degree of interaction with
research staff, faculty, administrators, and students, and the ability to
independently carry out assigned responsibilities. For a complete position description go to
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copy. Employment will require a
criminal background check.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
of general accounting principles and practices, including appropriate
control systems, and on-going audit processes; Skill and ability to use MS
Excel, MS Word, and Brio-Query tools; Skill and ability to analyze data and
reports; Advanced interpersonal and supervisory skills, procedures, and
techniques, including ability to effectively train, lead, and administer
others; Advanced problem solving skills; Effective oral and written
communication skills. Attributes must include being highly organized, able
to manage multiple priorities (multi-task), ability to mentally catalog and
retain vast amounts of information, ability to think critically/reason
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