Accountant 1 - req# 26932
|Working Title||Accountant 1|
The Department of Pathology is seeking an Accountant 1 to join our finance team. Our team includes an Accountant 2 and a Fiscal Service Tech. The selected candidate will help in managing the overall financial affairs of a clinical department with significant research funding and an annual operating budget over $16 million. Duties will include monitoring department finances including clinical, research, and endowed funding; preparing routine and ad-hoc reports; working with research faculty for grant/contract submissions; conducting financial analyses; tracking revenue streams; auditing, reconciling and closing out accounts; monitoring and correcting payroll labor distributions; and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
Must possess the ability to: analyze financial data from multiple revenue sources and expense categories and report to department leadership; prioritize projects and coordinate multiple tasks; manage large amounts of data and maintain systems; take initiative with tasks and projects; assess trends and develop plans to address variances; and effectively communicate accounting information to a diverse group of end users. Candidate must be able to work occasional overtime to meet deadlines.
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree and successful completion of at least 9 credit hours of university-level accounting through intermediate accounting; no previous experience required.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Campus||Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM|
|Staff Type||Regular - Full-Time|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||Monthly: $3,354.00 to $4,660.93|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||As a condition of employment, eligible employees working greater than .25 FTE as determined by the New Mexico Education Retirement Act must make mandatory retirement contributions. For more information, review the Benefits Eligibility at a Glance grid.|
|Background Check Required||Yes|
|For Best Consideration Date||9/6/2023|
|Eligible for Remote Work||Yes|
|Eligible for Remote Work Statement||This position may become Hybrid once training is complete.|
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