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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.

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.


Analyze and interpret various moderate to complex financial data for reporting purpose and create variance analysis. Extract accounting data from M-Pathways and electronic health record system and use data to produce meaningful reports for distribution to departments admins, department Chairs, and leadership. Write and utilize Business Objects and EHR queries to get data into spreadsheets and organize using pivot tables, criteria, etc to compile meaningful monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for distribution. Prepare budget templates and assist with annual budgets. Ensure data quality and identify trends.

Reconcile accounts receivable deposits as well as balance sheet accruals. Prepare monthly reconciliation and resolve identified items. Reconcile daily and monthly activity within EHR, Mpathways, and bank data. Contact and work collaboratively with others to resolve discrepancies.

Prepare and upload journal entries from Excel to Mpathways, monthly for clinic revenue, collections and receivables with complex data, for budgets, and as needed and requested.

Special projects and departmental support. Prepare reports or responses as needed using Mpathways, EHR, Business objects, and Excel. Assist with annual visual financial presentation. Identify areas for improvement or efficiency in reporting processes.

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.

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.