WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is seeking a Limited Term Employment (LTE) Assistant Controller that will be dedicated to a critical project initiative. This position will report to and be given guided by direction from the Controller will assist organization leadership in representing numerous finance / operational functions. Direct responsibilities include leadership and management of general accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, treasury tax and audit functions. In this role you will help lead and inspire a high functioning team of accounting/finance professionals, with emphasis on collaboration both within the division and throughout the organization and focus on a common definition of collective reward and success. Act, and demand the same from others, with professional integrity and help ensure actions and decisions are consistent with the highest of ethical standards. Assist the Controller or CFO/COO with special projects, on an ad hoc basis.
Who is WFAA?
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.
Diversity and Inclusion:
Just as the university community benefits from differing viewpoints, perspectives, and experiences, inclusion and diversity are imperative for the success of our mission. WFAA values people and the differences that they bring to the organization, and creates an environment in which all staff members and constituents feel respected and have opportunities to thrive.
Accounting and Financial Reporting
Financial Planning and Analysis
Corporate Tax, Treasury and Internal / External Audit
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer *The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is the “doing business as” name of the merged organization comprising the University of Wisconsin Foundation (supportuw.org) and the Wisconsin Alumni Association (uwalumni.com). Its legal corporate name is registered as the University of Wisconsin Foundation.