Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition IDreq17879
Working TitleAccountant 2
Position Grade12
Position SummaryUNM’s Facilities Management (FM) has agreat opportunity for an Accountant 2 to join our Utilities Division team. Thequalified candidate will perform advanced, multifaceted accounting and related functions in such areas asledger maintenance and analysis, cost and/or financial analysis, fundreconciliation, posting, and inventory control. Analyzes complex financial andoperating data and prepares management reports, financial statements, andprojections.

Facilities Management isresponsible for the care and upkeep of the physical campus environment.Additionally, the department maintains the University’s district energy systemproviding electricity, steam, chilled water and domestic water through its owndistribution systems.

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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
  • BA in Accounting or Finance
  • Demonstrated ability in financial account reconciliations
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel
  • Experience working with UNM financial programs such as Chrome River, MyReports, and Banner (including data uploads, ePrint, and NSAR billings).
  • Effective time management skills in order to prioritize multiple ongoing work tasks and meet regular deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other departments
  • Effective research and analytical skills to investigate account discrepancies.
  • Ability to process various accountingtransactions (Journal Entries, invoice batch payments, funds transfers)
Additional RequirementsPlease include ALL previous relevant work experience on your application (DO NOT limit it to your most recent employers).
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentFM Utility Main (821D5)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3199.73 - $4585.53 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 Date11/8/2021
Application Instructions

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Please attach resume, cover letter, and reference list with three (3) prior supervisors and their contact information.

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