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UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.
The International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) and the Department of Global Health recognizes that disparities in health around the globe stem from inequity and encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff, faculty and students including, but not limited to, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, culture, spiritual practice, geography, mental and physical disability and age. As reflected in the I-TECH Diversity Statement , our definition of diversity is broad, recognizing that there are multiple definitions of diversity. We strive to become a local, national, and international leader in developing and maintaining increased representation and recognition of each of these dimensions of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.
I-TECH is a center in the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health. I-TECH has projects in more than 20 countries, and its worldwide staff work in partnership with local ministries of health, universities, non-governmental organizations, medical facilities, and other partners. I-TECH supports development of skilled work forces and overall health systems strengthening with a focus on sustainability and transition to local ownership. I-TECH is committed to being anti-racist and promotes health and equity in health for all people worldwide.
The I-TECH Headquarters Finance team ensures compliance in the fiscal administration of approximately $80 million in complex grant funds. Using established financial policies and UW systems, the HQ Finance team supports international field offices that are in developing countries with varying local laws that impact business and financial operations.
The Department of Global Health I-TECH has an outstanding opportunity for Accounts Payable Specialist (job profile: Accountant 2).
The I-TECH Accounts Payable Specialist, under general direction, is responsible for analyzing, interpreting and administering complex accounts payable processes and assuring the timely payment for all I-TECH HQ vendor and consultant invoices through University of Washington fiscal systems. This includes analyzing financial reports, resolving discrepancies and participating in accounting system/procedures development and implementation. The Accounts Payable Specialist establishes and maintains accounting records, liaises between I-TECH, UW departments and international vendors and ensures compliance with institutional, state and federal fiscal policies.
• Perform complex analysis and administration on accounts payable transactions involving processes across multiple UW systems.
A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business administration, computer science, economics or closely related field which includes at least thirty quarter hours or twenty semester hours of college level accounting courses AND eighteen months of full-time experience as a professional accountant
four years of experience as a Fiscal Technician, or equivalent in the public sector, AND thirty quarter hours or twenty semester hours of college-level accounting AND eighteen months of full-time experience as a professional accountant.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
• Demonstrated administrative, financial, organizational skills, and exhibit the ability to support a complex organization
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COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
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