The position provides financial management, budgeting development and support to the Continuing Education office staff, associated programs and activities, and special events. The position also is responsible for the general administrative support for the CE department. This position reports directly to the Director of Continuing Education (CE).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Associate's degree AND three years of relevant experience
Knowledge of accounting functions, budgeting and financial reporting
Very strong organizational skills, ability to work independently and use good judgment
High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point)
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent customer service skills Preferred:
BS/BA in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
Experience with fund accounting
Functional knowledge of University of Wisconsin financial, budgeting and contracting policies
Ability to handle multiple tasks and complete work in a timely fashion with accuracy
Ability to understand web-based software functions
Ability to work with internal and external audiences
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty and administrative staff
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants will be required to provide:
Cover letter addressing how your education and experience relate to the responsibilities and knowledge, skills, and abilities as outlined in the job posting;
Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your professional & relevant work experience.
A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates. It will also require you and your most recent employer to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. The minimum starting salary is $18.03 per hour. The hourly rate for this position may be negotiable based on experience and available budget.
Inquiries should be addressed to Randy Zimmermann at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-3221.
UW-River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran or military status. All persons, especially women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials:
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the final candidates may be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report:
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies can be viewed at https://www.uwrf.edu/Police/Annual-Security-Report.cfm or call University Police at 715-425-3133 for a paper copy.
Internal Number: 5132
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