Limited Term Financial Specialist 2

LTE FINANCIAL SPECIALIST 2  Accounting/Accounts Payable

Limited Term positions require Wisconsin residency.

Position Summary.  This position operates under general supervision and is responsible for:

  • Providing customer service to students, departments on campus and outside vendors.   
  • Providing support to campus for State and System policy interpretation for travel, contract payment, and other policy related to job duties.
  • Performing all duties for payment of travel expense reports, payments to individuals, and invoices.
  • Updating and maintaining vendor file and processing invoices into the vouchering system.   
  • Assisting with day-to-day operations of the Accounting Office.

1.  Verify that purpose of travel is for official business
2.  Check that official UW System travel guidelines are adhered to
3.  Travel reimbursement is properly authorized and necessary valid receipts attached
4.  Correspond with faculty and staff for additional information needed
5.  Verify that registrations are for official business
6.  Air Fare and Lodging invoices are correct and approved
7.  Code and forward to students to enter into PeopleSoft System
8.  Communicate with the local travel agencies regarding US Bank credit card statements to verify charges
9.  Assist employees with any information needed regarding travel
10. Travel advance administration

1.  Verify purpose of expenditure to determine if allowable under terms of various UW System policy papers
2.  Correspond with departments when required to obtain proper documentation
3.  Code and enter into PeopleSoft System for payment from Accounts Receivable
4.  Perform miscellaneous duties as needed

1.    Process Refunds and Honorariums from parking office, teacher education, and payments for officials of various sports camps held on campus, etc. 
2.    Distribute Sales Tax Exempt Cards
3.    Answer inquiries from departments and individuals regarding accounts and policies
4.    Distribute credit card settlement statements and distribute charges to various accounts
5.    Maintain waste management information and distribute charges to various accounts
6.    Student refund vendor and voucher load 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:    Understanding of the accounting process, e.g., accounts payable, accounts receivable.    Ability to understand and interpret policy and procedure documents.    Attention to detail.    Excellent customer service skills.    Knowledge of the Windows environment such as Microsoft Word, Excel.    Ability to work in an integrated automated financial system.

Limited Term positions at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls require Wisconsin residency.

To Apply: 

Send a current resume and limited term application:
Electronic application preferred to

Deadline to Apply: Thursday, December 13, 2012.  

For questions, call (715) 425-3518 or e-mail

Special Notice: 

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