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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.


Analyze and interpret various moderate to complex financial data for reporting purpose and create  variance analysis. Extract accounting data from M-Pathways and Mi-Dent billing system and use data to produce meaningful reports for distribution to supervisors, department chairs and department administrators.  Write queries in Business Objects and Mi-Dent Info Manager, transfer data to Excel spreadsheets, manipulate data using pivot tables, report criteria, etc, and compile meaningful monthly, quarterly and annual reports for distribution. 

Prepare monthly reconciliations and resolve identified items.  Reconcile daily and monthly activity within Patient Management System and to M-Pathways and bank data.  Investigate and resolve discrepancies by contacting appropriate persons, preparing journal entries, working with others to resolve discrepancies. 

Prepare upload journal entries on Excel template.  Initiate complex Excel schedules to prepare monthly journal entries to record clinic revenue, collections and Accounts Receivable accruals. 

Special projects and departmental support.  Prepare reports or responses as needed using M-Pathways, Business Objects, Mi-Dent, Excel and Access.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree in business administration/accounting or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous knowledge/experience with financial database systems.  Ability to formulate projects independently and meet deadlines. Demonstrated experience in design of financial reports. Advanced Excel skills. Good attention to detail. Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills. Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with staff and faculty at various levels. Ability to complete multiple tasks concurrently with changing priorities. Ability to perform assigned work without a high degree of supervision or technical assistance.  Excellent attendance record

Desired Qualifications*

Considerable knowledge of PeopleSoft and Business Objects. Progressive experience in fund accounting, auditing, budgeting, and financial analysis. Experience in completing complex reconciliations. Knowledge of MiDent Patient Management System.  Knowledge of University policies and procedures.

Work Locations

Position is located at the School of Dentistry at 1011 N University Ave.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mission Statement

MDentistry: advancing health through education, service, research and discovery.MDentistry Core Values: Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Responsibility, Trust, Creativity, and Inclusion.

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: 

  • Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. 
  • Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

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.