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All Business and Finance Positions currently being advertised at the University of Iowa.



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ACCOUNTANTJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Department: University Shared ServicesSalary: $36,944.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.Job Duties: Position Specific Summary:  Performs and coordinates day-to-day accounting and finance activities in the University Shared Services department.  Position will also be responsible for working with assigned departments to perform financial business activities in an environment of excellent customer service. The position will use accounting skills to perform financial support functions for the departments, provide departments with accurate and timely information to make decisions, and ensure efficient transaction processing. Key Areas of Responsibility Financial Reporting Develop and adhere to unit processes to ensure Procurement Card purchases comply with University/Departmental policies and procedures during reconciliation process. Maintain all procurement, travel and cash handling data systems. Review and monitor key performance indicators as determined by the department and customers served. Transaction Processing Create travel reimbursements; review all travel requests to ensure that expenditures and reimbursements are in accordance with pertinent laws and regulations; process payments and reimbursements as appropriate. Initiate requisitions to procure goods and services at the direction of others. Initiate eVouchers, eDeposits, reconcile procurement card vouchers and create travel expense vouchers. Provide knowledge and expertise to University Shared Services customers on the appropriate interpretation of policies and procedures. Ensure University master agreements are utilized.  Coordinate with central finance on the interpretation and communication of finance policies, procedures, and programs. Work with the University Shared Services Manager to resolve problems related to financial transactions. Financial Analysis and Planning Process orders and expenses through financial systems and determine appropriate account and funding for payment. May perform basic, limited and primarily routine analysis. Prepare routine, standardized reports following pre-established processes. Use basic to moderate knowledge of financial systems. Compliance with Policies, Regulations and Laws and Operational Oversight Determine and follow university travel, accounts payable, purchasing, cash handling and bid procedures, contracts, and federal regulations to ensure appropriate purchases are made. Create catalog and inventory orders using university procurement tools. Obtain and verify information regarding sourcing and acquisition options at the request of others. Coordinate with University Shared Services management on the interpretation and communication of finance policies, procedures, and programs. Review and recommend changes to department and USS procedures to ensure compliance with policy; prepare and update procedural manuals and related instructional materials. Financial Oversight and Budgeting Serve as a resource to department staff and faculty to ensure compliance with policy.  Including the review of expenditures. Assist with the preparation of accounting reports and other financial information for other units. Leadership and Training Participate in department meetings and events to maintain knowledge of the department and relationship with the faculty and staff.  Attend regular meetings, training sessions and professional development workshops/seminars to keep current on policies and procedures relevant to position responsibilities. Demonstrate respect for all members of the University community in the course of performing one’s duties and in response to administrators, supervisors, coworkers and customers; constructively brings forward workplace concerns to coworkers and/or supervisor. Represent the interests of the University and of unit leadership in the use of resources to meet service and productivity demands within unit goals and strive to promote continual process and q[...]



SUPPLY CHAIN ASSOCIATEJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Department: University Shared ServicesSalary: $35,095.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.Job Duties: Position Specific Summary: Position will be responsible for the day-to-day finance and supply chain activities in the University Shared Services department. Position will also be responsible for working with assigned departments to perform financial business activities in an environment of excellent customer service. The position will provide departments with accurate and timely information to make decisions, and ensure efficient transaction processing. Key Areas of Responsibility Procure and deliver goods and services Develop and adhere to unit processes to ensure Procurement Card purchases comply with University/Departmental policies and procedures. Initiate requisitions to procure goods and services at the direction of others. Initiate eVouchers, reconcile procurement card vouchers and create travel expense vouchers. Provide knowledge and expertise to University Shared Services customers on the appropriate interpretation of policies and procedures.  Ensure University master agreements are utilized.  Research Products, Prepare Product/ Equipment Specifications, and Contract Management Determine and follow university travel, accounts payable, cash handling, purchasing and bid procedures, contracts, and federal regulations to ensure appropriate purchases are made. Create catalog and inventory orders using University procurement tools. Obtain and verify information regarding sourcing and acquisition options at the request of others. Inventory Management and Marketing Demonstrates understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors and marketing. Vendor and Customer Relations Interact with vendors/suppliers to assure the appropriate goods or services are being procured effectively and efficiently. Interact with internal and external customers, answer questions about orders and shipments. Reconcile discrepancies and address customer concerns. Serve as a resource to department staff and faculty to ensure compliance with University policies and procedures. Participate in department meetings and events to maintain knowledge of the department and relationship with the faculty and staff.  Attend regular meetings, training sessions and professional development workshops/seminars to keep current on policies and procedures relevant to position responsibilities. Represent the interests of the University and of unit leadership in the use of resources to meet service and productivity demands within unit goals and strive to promote continual process and quality improvement. Ability to meet or exceed customer service needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner. Ability to effectively transmit and interpret information through appropriate communication with internal and external customers (including vendors). Work with the University Shared Services supervisor to resolve problems related to financial transactions Demonstrate respect for all members of the University community in the course of performing one’s duties and in response to administrators, supervisors, coworkers and customers; constructively brings forward workplace concerns to coworkers and/or supervisor Data Management or Data Systems Development Maintain all procurement, travel and cash handling data systems. Review and monitor key performance indicators as determined by the department and customers served. Leadership/Supervision May provide functional and/or administrative supervision of staff Compliance with Policies, Regulations and Laws and Operational Oversight Process orders and expenses through financial systems and determine appropriate account and funding for payment. [...]



SUPPLY CHAIN ASSOCIATEJobs@UIOWA

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Procurement Services

Salary: $35,095.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 03/07/2017

Job Duties:

The Procurement & Value Implementation Services Department is seeking two Supply Chain Associates. Job duties for this position include:




  • Identify supply utilization/management opportunities and facilitating savings implementation.

  • Establish and maintain a relationship with vendors and end users to mediate and assure best process/best practice for product identification, selection and cost containment.

  • Provide value analysis and ongoing metrics to end users.

  • Research product, prepare product/equipment specifications.

  • Contract management and vendor/customer relations.



Please note regarding references:  Five professional references with valid email addresses will be required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



SUPPLY CHAIN COORDINATORJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Procurement Services

Salary: $40,345.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 03/08/2017

Job Duties:

The Procurement & Value Implementation Services Department is seeking a Supply Chain Coordinator on 1st shift. Job duties for this position are as follows:




  • Oversee supply chain operations.

  • Provide accurate financial information in a cost-effective, efficient and timely manner.

  • Assure responsible stewardship of the University’s financial resources by establishing policies and procedures in compliance with internal and external regulations.

  • Provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure outcomes are achieved. Procure goods and services on behalf of the college/division, department or unit, at the best value to the University and to assure compliance.

  • Responsibilities include research product, prepare product/equipment specifications, procurement processing, inventory management, contract management and analysis, vendor and customer relations, and marketing.



This position is for first shift (7:00 am – 3:30 pm) Monday through Friday.  May need to rotate hours/days to meet work demands.



Please note regarding references:  Five professional references with valid email addresses will be required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



SUPPLY CHAIN SPECIALISTJobs@UIOWA

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: University Shared ServicesSalary: $50,201.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 03/07/2017Job Duties: Basic Function and Responsibility: Position will be responsible for the supervision of supply chain and purchasing activities in the University Shared Services department.  Position will also be responsible for working with assigned departments to perform supply chain, inventory and purchasing business activities in an environment of excellent customer service. In addition, this position will oversee staff who are providing departments with accurate and timely information to make decisions, and ensure efficient transaction processing. This involves responding to daily issues and questions that may arise, communication with staff in departments, researching issues and making recommendations for resolution. Procure and deliver goods and services Oversight of orders and expenses through financial systems to ensure appropriate account and funding for payment. Serve as technical expert in supply chain operations including strategic planning, value assessment, implementation and communication. Instill best practices within the unit.  Research Products, Prepare Product/ Equipment Specifications, and Contract Management Apply extensive knowledge to interpret and follow University purchasing and bid procedures, contracts, and federal regulations to ensure appropriate purchases are made. Demonstrate organizational skills in communication with vendors, faculty, staff and senior leadership to achieve expected outcomes.  Inventory Management and Marketing Suggest and implement marketing strategy. Demonstrates understanding of excellent communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors and marketing. Vendor and Customer Relations Serve as an expert resource to department staff and faculty to ensure compliance with University policies and procedures. Participate or lead department meetings and events to maintain knowledge of the department and relationship with the faculty and staff.Attend regular meetings, training sessions and professional development workshops/seminars to keep current on policies and procedures relevant to position responsibilities. Represent the interests of the University and of unit leadership in the use of resources to meet service and productivity demands within unit goals and strive to promote continual process and quality improvement. Ability to provide customer service needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner. Ability to effectively transmit and interpret information through appropriate communication with internal and external customers (including vendors) Work with the Associate Director of University Shared Services to resolve problems related to financial transactions Demonstrate respect for all members of the University community in the course of performing one’s duties and in response to administrators, supervisors, coworkers and customers; constructively brings forward workplace concerns to coworkers and/or supervisor.  Data Management or Data Systems Development Serve as a functional tester for upgrades of departmental software. Make recommendations and present models for functionality improvements to systems.  Fiscal Responsibility Responsible to ensure monthly and year end transactions are processed within timelines and are accurately reported and are in accordance with UI policies and procedures. Responsible to monitor transactional workloads to maintain timely processing. Reporting on Key Performance Indicators to monitor staff performance. Leadership/Supervision Provides system and policy training to faculty, staff, and students on a frequent basis. Creates an environment of customer service excellence. Provides administrat[...]