Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition IDreq23507
Working TitleAccountant 2
Position Grade12
Position Summary

*The For Best Consideration Date has been extended to 3/10/2023

The UNM Depart. of Psychiatry & BehavioralSciences is seeking an experienced accountant with excellent analytical, communication,and organizational skills to join our busy team. The successful candidate willbe detail-oriented, value great customer service, work well independently, and meet deadlines. This position works with both restricted andnon-restricted accounts and supports and interacts with multiple faculty andstaff members.
Our Accountant II will be responsible for a variety of fiscalduties, including:
* Preparing and reviewing budgets and expenditures forcompliance with UNM policies and sponsor requirements;
* Preparing related analysis/reports of budgets andexpenditures;
* Monitoring and reconciling both restricted and unrestrictedaccounts;
* Monitoring and reviewing accounts and reports for accuracyand completeness;
* Understanding and answering questions regarding allowablepurchasing and reimbursements, and reviewing credit card statements to ensurecompliance;
* Performing basic accounting functions such as fundanalysis, cost analysis, fund reconciliation, posting, allocations and journalvoucher entries;
* Coordinating and preparing regularly scheduled and specialbillings, collecting monthly billings and troubleshooting billing issues asthey arise;
* Compiling data, researching and resolving issues usingBanner Finance, preparing financial data and generating finance reports;
* Developing budgets and tracking operating ledger data tomonitor trends.
The Department of Psychiatry & BehavioralSciences is a large, multi-division department within the UNM School ofMedicine. We provide excellent, innovative education to residents, medicalstudents, and health professionals; the highest quality mental health care tothe citizens of New Mexico; and pursue outstanding multidisciplinary researchthat helps solve important health problems. Learn more about us at

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
  • Degree in Accounting
  • Experience with contract and grant management
  • Proficiency in accounting functions including reconciliations,reimbursement and purchasing, journal vouchers, budget entries and reporting
  • Experience working with UNM systems including: My Reports, BannerFinance, WorkFlow, LoboMart, EPrints, Effort Certifications System, EPAFs,Budget Planner, Salary Planner, and Budget Categorization System
  • Demonstrated experience managing fiscal needs at a division level
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate financialinformation to different levels within an organization
Additional RequirementsSelected candidate must supply official transcripts.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPsychiatry Administration (451B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date07/06/2024
Pay$3,386.93 - $4,754.53/Mo
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 Date3/10/2023
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To be considered, applicant must supply: 1. A complete on-line application including hours worked for each position; 2. Cover letter with summary of relevant experience , specifically addressing preferred qualifications; 3. Current resume; 4. Three supervisory references - only past/present supervisors who the hiring official can contact are acceptable.

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