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Job Summary

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Under direct supervision, the person in this position performs entry-level bookkeeping and accounting tasks. These include processing journal entries, voucher entries, and invoices for the Accommodations Program, the Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools and the Adolescent Health Initiative.  Must also accurately reconcile accounts for all of Community Health Services.

NOTE: This is a 30-hour position.

Responsibilities*

  • Duties include timely initiation and processing of journal entries to transfer expenses and revenues to the correct accounts and to adjust account balances in case of discrepancies
  • Preparation, processing and verification of voucher entries and invoices. 
  • Assist in month end closing financials; review invoices and billing and prepare reports of account activity.
  • Validate expenses against source documentation and investigate discrepancies
  • Review monthly trends and explain variances 
  • Successfully interact with department administrative staff, Financial Operations, and vendors
  • Run monthly and quarterly queries and reports
  • Perform administrative assistance and help with special projects when needed

Required Qualifications*

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to build successful relationships with a wide variety of people
  • Sound organizational skills and the ability to successfully multi-task in a fast paced environment 
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Able to work with numeric data

Desired Qualifications*

  • Knowledge of UM administrative data systems, information and computing resources 
  • Specific knowledge of UM's financial data warehouse
  • Knowledge of UM organizational structure
  • Experience with Microsoft Office

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.