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Accounts Payable Specialist – Full-time
The UWM Foundation’s mission is to support the educational, literary and scientific endeavors of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee by receiving, managing and distributing gifts to benefit the University’s students, faculty, programs and community. In addition, the UWM Foundation created two affiliated organizations, the UWM Real Estate Foundation and the UWM Research Foundation. The UWMREF works to develop and manage real property for the benefit of the campus and students and the UWMRF provides support to campus research and research commercialization. These three organizations work together to further the University’s mission.

The UWM Foundation is seeking a full-time accounts payable. This individual will report directly to the Controller. This position is responsible for ensuring that bills are paid quickly and accurately and handle related duties as well, including tax matters such as 1099s. This includes, but is not limited to data entry, communicating with vendors and campus employees, reviewing, approving and entering expenditure requests, printing and distributing checks, preparing bank deposits and assisting with monthly general ledger closing and a variety of other tasks related to accounts payable. This individual will show an extreme attention for detail, be a self-starter, have a professional attitude, be reliable, and be proficient in Excel and Word. Also, have a thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures.

This individual will also have the ability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division quickly and accurately. A minimum of two years accounts payable experience is required as well as a high school diploma. College courses in accounting or an associate’s degree in accounting or finance is preferred.

The UWM Foundation is proud to offer the following benefits to full-time staff.
  • 403(b) with 5% employer contribution
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending
  • Aflac Supplemental Insurance
  • Free parking in our heated garage
  • Casual Fridays
  • Weekly/monthly employer provided breakfast parfait and whole organic fruit
  • Annual holiday party
  • Open-concept, modern office environment
  • Workstations include a Herman Miller chair, dual monitors and a sit/stand desk

The UWM Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Salary: Commensurate with ability and experience.

Email: hr@uwmfdn.org
Fax: (414) 906-4680
Mail: 1440 East North Ave. | Milwaukee, WI 53202

UWM Foundation, Inc.
1440 E. North Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 906-4640
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