Financial Specialist - Advanced

State of Wisconsin Madison, WI
This position is responsible for independently completing a variety of financial program-related work that requires substantial knowledge and application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), State statutes, rules, and procedures regulating State financial practices. Primary program duties include: administration of the agency's debt referral program to monitor collections of delinquent invoices and report out on fund status; preparation of documents for the agency's loan program; and management of the accounts receivable process for the bureau (e.g. billings, past due notices, chargebacks, etc.) This position also completes general financial functions related to purchases and payments.

Special Notes:

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to a job offer being made.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DATCP sponsorship) at the time of application.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications (Required - Candidates must have experience and/or education relevant to these areas in order to be considered for the position):

1.) Experience performing accounting duties (e.g. billing, accounts receivable, cash handling, general ledger, loans, grants, etc.)

2.) Experience working with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems (e.g. PeopleSoft, Oracle, etc.)

3.) Experience creating and manipulating spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel, creating Microsoft Word documents, and utilizing Microsoft Outlook

A Well Qualified Candidate will also have experience in the following areas:

1.) Experience working as a team lead and/or training employees in financial processes

2.) Experience developing, editing, and/or updating accounting policies and procedures

3.) Experience auditing invoices and approving payments using the PeopleSoft accounting system

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