Financial Specialist – LTE
Job Announcement Code: 13-04873
Location(s): Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS) Headquarters Building,
816 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin
Classification Title: Financial Specialist 4
Job Working Title: Financial Specialist
Type of Employment: Part-time LTE (20-30 hours per week). Work hours are flexible between 8 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday.
Salary: Starting salary is $14 to $17 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications. (Schedule and Range 02-13).
Contact: Please contact Leah Zine in Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at:
Wisconsin Historical Society
816 State Street
Madison, WI 53706
Bargaining Unit: Non-represented
Area of Competition: Open
Deadline to Apply: Applications will be accepted until the needs of the department have been met. Top candidates will be contacted for the next steps in the interview process.
The Financial Specialist 4 position will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining procedures for a wide variety of fiscal activities at the Wisconsin Historical Society. This position will provide support processing, analyzing, and maintaining financial records as well as assist in budget development and monitoring for the three of the Society's program divisions. This is a part-time LTE position with 20-30 hours a week. Schedule can be flexible during regular business hours, 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.
For information about the Wisconsin Historical Society, please visit wisconsinhistory.org
- Develop and implement procedures for fiscal activities of Library/Archives, Historic Preservation/Public History, and Museum and Historic Sites divisions and programs
- Monitor program revenue and expenditures in compliance with State of Wisconsin statures, rules, policies, and procedures
- Prepare, process, and maintain financial records for program divisions
- Participate in budget development and monitoring
- Analyze financial data for program divisions
- Advise and provide procedural assistance for financial systems to various levels of users
- Ability to use computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel)
- Effective written and oral communication skills
- Accurate grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proof reading skills
- Organizational skills and ability to plan ahead in order to handle multiple tasks and meet rigid deadlines without direct supervision
- Experience with and understanding of professional accounting and fiscal practices and procedures
- In-depth knowledge of the laws and regulations governing the fiscal administration for the State of Wisconsin
- Ability to use computer spreadsheets, databases, WiSmart, FIRst, etc. to compile reports and organize and manage fiscal transactions
- Ability to work with purchasing, disbursing and accounting computer software
- Experience working with a variety of funding sources and cost allocation patterns
- Ability to participate in the development, maintenance, or audit of financial recordkeeping systems, fixed asset, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and/or preaudit functions
- Ability to exercise judgment in the application of Historical Society fiscal policies to ensure payments are made properly and against correct budgets
- Understanding of best practices in monetary transactions as a part of customer service
- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the public, state procurement staff, vendors, Society management team, and other employees
- Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures
- Attention to detail
- A criminal background check will be conducted prior to offer of employment to determine if the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job.
How To Apply
Submit a current resume to Leah Zine at email@example.com or mail to:
Wisconsin Historical Society
816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706
Applications will be accepted until the needs of the department have been met. Top candidates will be contacted for the next steps in the interview process.
The Wisconsin Historical Society
is an equal opportunity employer.