Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition IDreq11998
Working TitleAccountant 2
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The Inventory Control Department is part of the Financial Services Division. The department is responsible for coordinating the tracking and capitalization of equipment purchased by individual departments at the University of New Mexico. This includes purchases from vendors in LoboMart and Chrome River Invoice, as well as Chrome River Expense reimbursements, PCard and Bookstore purchases. Additionally, the department provides guidance and training to staff for inventory audits and facilitates transfers of assets between external entities. The department also reviews and approves asset fabrications and the disposition of old and depleted assets.

Inventory Control is seeking an Accountant 2 who is able to perform accounting functions in the following areas: reviewing and approving of financial documents related to equipment acquisition, fabrications and financial queries, preparation of audit schedules, data analysis and month-end reconciliations. Other responsibilities include analyzing financial and operating data, preparing management reports, processing department billings and other various duties throughout the department. Strong analytical and problem-solving ability, and excellent customer service skills are a must.

Please read and follow the Application Instructions listed below.

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


· Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or similar area


· Banner, SciQuest or similar integrated financial system

· Chrome River or similar expense reimbursement system

· MyReports or other similar report writing software

· Microsoft Office with the focus on Excel, Access and Outlook

· Reconciling and managing accounts


· Effective communication, both orally and in writing

· Ability to understand and follow complex, detailed technical instructions

· Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentInventory Control (032L)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,732.62 to $4,333.34 (monthly) salary is not negotiable.
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 Date2/13/2020
Application Instructions

Application will NOT be considered without the following:

  • A current resume and cover letter.
  • Unofficial transcripts to document that you meet the minimum requirements which includes a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants must provide names and contact information for at least 3 supervisory references, on the resume, or on a separate file. Be sure to indicate whether it is okay to contact current supervisors.
  • The resume should include a complete work history, with beginning and ending dates of employment (month and year), and the number of hours worked per week at each position.

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.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Application Instructions

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