Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition IDreq15566
Working TitleAccountant 2
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has a rewarding career opportunity for the position of Accountant II. The Accountant II position reports directly to the Department Administrator, and oversees daily financial operations.
This position provides:

  • Direct support as well as oversight of all fiscal operations across the department, including budget and reserves, various revenues, expenditures, transfers and allocations.
  • Process management to include requisitions, encumbrances, invoices, work order costs tracking, journal vouchers, labor distributions, P-card and other Procurement actions, tracking, and reconciliations.
  • Providing support to department payroll.
  • Providing various ad hoc and scheduled reports, and analysis to support accurate, effective, management and compliance for all financial processes. And to provide data to management to support strategic decisions and use of resources.
  • Prepares productivity and revenue reports and conducts analysis to assist with provider billing opportunities.The University of New Mexico has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for UNM students and employees. For detailed information, visit

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 in academic setting with knowledge or involvement in management of fiscal operations, personnel / payroll, systems, operations, and finance.
  • Experience working with the UNM accounting system or other large enterprise system.

  • Proven ability to provide guidance to executive leadership on financial business matters and/or processes.

Additional RequirementsThe University of New Mexico has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for UNM students and employees. For detailed information, visit
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentOphthalmology Administration (409B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,199.73 - $4,585.53 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 Date9/29/2021
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Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.Please include the following:* Resume* Cover Letter* 3 Supervisory references

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.

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