Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition IDreq22028
Working TitleAccountant 2
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The Department of Internal Medicine is seeking a qualifiedAccountant 2 . Internal Medicine is oneof the largest departments within the University of New Mexico School of Medicine,representing an annual unrestricted budget of $55M and a restricted portfolioof $50M. The Department is comprised of13 clinical divisions, 3 research focused divisions, 4 offices and over 350faculty and staff. The currentAccounting team is comprised of 5 people who all work remotely. UNM offerswonderful benefits, including generous Annual and Sick leave. Eligible exempt employees accrue up to 14hours per month of Annual leave and up to 8 hours per month of Sick leave. Inaddition, the Department is completely closed for 8-10 straight days for winterbreak. For this position, the successful candidate will use their strongExcel skills working with the Accounting Supervisor to build budgets, developfinancial statements and create analyses. Attention to detail and strong fundamentalaccounting skills are a must. The qualified candidate will be responsible formanaging unrestricted funds to include building budgets, monitoring and monthlyreconciliation of indexes, preparing and updating monthly financial statementsand projection reports. As well as processingfinancial transactions such as labor redistribution, journal vouchers andrequisitions.

The successful candidate will be knowledgeablein the following areas:
- Budget Development and financial reporting
- Creating reports and analyses for leadership
- Effectively communicating and presentingfinancial data to a diverse non financial audience
- Banner Finance/Budget/Salary Planner orsimilar operating ledger/financial systems
- Analyzing and interpreting financialoperations
- Oversight of unrestricted and foundationaccounts
- University policy and procedure

The Department of Internal Medicine is a large, progressivedepartment with a diverse staff working in dedicated teams to provide qualitywork in an organized, effective and efficient manner through innovation,training, and education. Through our collaborative work effort, we support thefaculty and enhance the missions of the department, school, Health SciencesCenter and University.

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
  • BachelorsDegree in Accounting
  • General Ledger/Banner Experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, most specifically with Excel
  • 3+years Accounting Experience
  • FinancialReporting and variance analysis
  • Abilityto think Analytically and critically and problem solve
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentIM Central Administration (852B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
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 Required
For Best Consideration Date10/17/2022
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

A complete application includes:

1) Cover Letter detailing your directly related experience

2) Resume

3) List of supervisory references

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The University of New Mexico requires all regular staff positions successfully pass a pre-employment background check. This may include, but is not limited to, a criminal history background check, New Mexico Department of Health fingerprint screening, New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department fingerprint screening, verification of education credentials, and/or verification of prior employment. For more information about background checks, visit Refer to for a definition of Regular Staff.

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