This position contributes to the development of UW-River Falls operating budget by forecasting revenues and expenses, performing analyses, and developing metrics to measure outcomes. Gathering data and manipulating large data sets to support decision making is integral to budget development and financial analysis work.
The annual salary associated with this position will be $48,333 at minimum. The final offer will be based on education and/or experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
3 years of relevant experience or degree in finance, accounting or related field.
Intermediate user of Microsoft Excel to develop and maintain multiple spreadsheets, sorting and filtering, calculations, etc. (Intermediate user frequently uses the software with little or no assistance and can use some of the advanced features).
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook to prepare letters and other communication.
Excellent listening, professional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to relate complex information in an understandable fashion to a variety of people with various levels of knowledge.
Accuracy with strong attention to detail and highly organized
Ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks.
The ability to work with a variety of individuals in a productive team format in a flexible, collaborative approach
Sound judgement, creativity, independence and initiative
Strong analytical skills, the ability to examine a large volume of data, make sense of it, identify issues and find trends in the data
Ability to problem solve: investigate a problem, work to understand an issue from all angles, find solutions in a timely and efficient manner, and make recommendations based on your findings
Ability to analyze data and interpret accounting and financial guidelines in the development and maintenance of budgets
Ability to work on a variety of computer systems, and the willingness to acquire knowledge on new technology or additional programs
Ability to communicate complex ideas and data to non-technical audiences.
Experience working with statistical software and databases (SPSS, Access, OBIEE Experience, etc.) using analytic software and tools to forecast or estimate information for planning purposes
Experience with fund accounting, particularly in higher education
5 years or more of relevant experience
Bachelor's degree in finance, business administration, accounting, management information systems or related field, or bachelor's degree in another field with 5 years equivalent experience with analysis, budgets and complex reports.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants are required to provide:
Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (Cover Letter)
An unofficial transcript (official copies of transcripts will be required if hired – Optional Document).
Provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your experience and professional preparation (References).
Inquiries should be addressed to: Brenda Irvin, Search Committee Chair Budget and Policy Analyst Brenda.email@example.com
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by August 18, 2019.
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 715-425-4941.
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: 5586
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