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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.

Job Summary

The Accounting Clerk Intermediate is a key member of the Finance Team within the Department of Psychiatry.  Under general supervision, this role performs clerical accounting functions requiring familiarity with, and experience in, accounting office practices.  

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.


  • Reconciling accounts, identifying accounts, assigning codes, analyzing trends, verifying support, etc.
  • Provide back-up support for Procurement Specialist position
  • Preparation of reimbursement reports
  • Running queries and preparing financial reports
  • Bank deposits
  • Contract invoice preparation
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications*

Associates’ degree in accounting or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a related field or role requiring strong attention to detail, accuracy, timeliness, and prioritization skills.  Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills are essential.  Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately. Proficiency with MS Excel.

Desired Qualifications*

Familiarity with U-M financial systems (MPathways, FINPROD, Business Objects, MReports, Concur) preferred. Knowledge of U-M, Michigan Medicine and UMMS policies and procedures preferred.

Work Schedule


8:00 am-4:30pm

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.