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Financial Specialist (LTE) | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Financial Specialist Senior (LTE)

Part time, Wisconsin Historical Society

Financial Specialist (LTE) | Wisconsin Historical Society
Job Information
Location(s)Wisconsin Historical Society Headquarters Building, 816 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin
DivisionDivision of Administrative Services (DOAS)
ClassificationFinancial Specialist Senior LTE
Job Working TitleFinancial Specialist Senior
Type of EmploymentPart-time LTE (20-30 hours per week). Work hours are flexible between 
8 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday.
SalaryStarting salary is $12 to $18 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications.
ContactFinancial Program Supervisor James Amberson,, Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. 
Deadline to ApplyApplications 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.


Located on Library Mall in downtown Madison, The Wisconsin Historical Society, Division of Administrative Services (DOAS), Financial Services Section is recruiting for a Financial Specialist - Senior.

This is a part time LTE position of 20-25 hours per week, performing entry and monitoring of financial transactions and records. Work days are Monday through Friday. Work hours are flexible between 8am and 5pm, with preference for scheduled work time until 4pm multiple days of the week. 

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Job Duties:

Under the general supervision of the Financial Program Supervisor in the Wisconsin Historical Society Financial Services Office, this position focuses on Accounts Receivables (AR) tasks, and is responsible for data entry and review of weekly revenue information, auditing cash receipts, performing draft procedures for transfers to the State Controller’s Office, verifying reports against bank accounts, reconciling bank statements, serving as an invoice billing resource for internal customers, and other financial service duties. Work is done in compliance with State of Wisconsin statutes, rules, policies, and procedures.

Special Notes:  A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. 

A well-qualified applicant will have experience with the following Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to use computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, Outlook email).
  • Ability to take training from computer software and from classroom sessions.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, including emailing others to ask detailed questions.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work with purchasing, disbursing and accounting computer software.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the public, state procurement staff, vendors, and other employees.
  • Ability to interact with Society staff to elicit response when backup documentation is not provided.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
  • Attention to detail.

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter and current resume identifying relevant education and experience Financial Program Supervisor James Amberson, or mail to:

Wisconsin Historical Society
Financial Services (Attn: James Amberson)
816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706 

Application materials 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.

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The Wisconsin Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer.