Job Description

Accountant 1

Requisition IDreq7204
Working TitleAccountant 1
Position Grade11
Position Summary

Would you liked to work for a core-office organization with a lot of variety? Interact with multiple departments across HSC with a focus on accounting? And do you also want to be a team member in a department with low turnover that encourages professional development? If yes, the HSC Financial Services Division is looking for you.

Performs basic accounting functions such as ledger/fund analysis, cost analysis, and invoice preparation. Prepares financial reports from standard operating statistics and/or financial data. Investigates and resolves problems related to funds, budgets, expenditures, and/or procurement practices. Provides assistance in the development, implementation and maintenance of internal fiscal systems and procedures, applying basic concepts, methods, and techniques. May serve as unit/area transaction initiator or requisitioner.


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Conditions of Employment
  • If this position is assigned to the Athletics Department, either administratively or functionally, compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required.
Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with the UNM accounting system or other large enterprise system
  • Ability to apply internal policies as well as state and federal rules and regulations
  • Experience monitoring and reconciling high volume accounts

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentContract Grant Accounting HSC (975A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
StatusExempt
Pay$2,596.53-$3,894.80(Monthly)
Benefits EligibleThis 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 StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date11/21/2018
Application InstructionsDescribe the documents the applicant should attach for a complete application. Include any additional application instructions that may be required of applicants.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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