Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition IDreq29755
Working TitleAccountant 2- A&S College Dean's Office
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The College of Arts & Sciences is a multi-faceted organization, overseeing more than 40 diverse academic departments, centers, and programs with an instructional budget exceeding $100M. We are looking for a highly motivated, self-directed individual to be part of the successful A&S Finance Team, committed to providing fiscal customer support to College units supporting their academic and research missions.

This position will allow opportunities for professional growth and development.

The successful candidate must have effective interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills and possess the ability to multi-task and prioritize daily duties and projects. This position will be responsible for research, comprehension, and the ability to explain detailed analysis from department budgets and financial operations, assist units with all fiscal services including transaction processing, budgeting, reconciliations, salary distributions, and support Principal Investigators with monitoring their restricted awards. There may be opportunities to provide training and backup services to fiscal staff in the department units as needed.

Duties may include:

· Assist in the annual Budget process, Categorization of Reserves, Projections, and other University wide projects

· Complete reconciliations of all indices related to salary, operating, and plant fund expenditures to ensure budgetary control and managing restricted funds

· Distribution of funding from the College to departments

· Processing financial transactions such as labor redistribution, journal vouchers, coordination and preparation of regularly scheduled and special billings

· Process reimbursements, purchasing requisitions, and other fiscal transactions

· May assist with special projects and/or reporting as needed

· Training/collaborating with departments to build budgets, develop financial statements and create analyses.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and successful completion of at least 12 credit hours of university-level accounting through intermediate accounting; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

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 using Banner Finance, Chrome River, LoboMart, and MyReports systems and ad-hoc reports, HR Reports or other institutional systems

· Proficient in the use of Excel and Word

· Experience managing restricted funds (contracts and grants), including cost share, and ensuring compliance with agency and federal regulations and supporting Pl's with monitoring their restricted awards

· Knowledge of University Fiscal Policies/Procedures and applicable local, state, and federal regulations

· Experience working with multiple units in the development of budgets and/or individually specific projects

· Ability to work independently and as a team member

· Experience with account reconciliations

Additional RequirementsPlease include a list of at least three professional supervisory references and contact information.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentArts Sciences Admn Support (711D)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
PayMonthly: $3,589.73-$5,040.53 DOE
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 StatementAs 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 RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date6/24/2024
Eligible for Remote WorkNo
Eligible for Remote Work Statement
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