Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition IDreq24619
Working TitleAccountant 2
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The School of Law is seeking an Accountant 2 with excellent analytical and organizational skills. The qualified candidate will be a self-starter who is detail-oriented with strong multi-tasking and problem-solving abilities. Effective communication is a must as this position will interact with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.

Main Accounting duties include: Monthly reconciliation of unrestricted indices - recognizing, researching, and resolving issues as necessary; Provide reports to unit managers, faculty, and law student organizations; Assist with annual budgets, mid-year projections, and categorization of reserves; Provide guidance to faculty, staff, and students on accounting/ purchasing matters, and University policies and procedures; Process journal vouchers and labor redistributions; Process CR expense reimbursements and CR invoice payments; Initiate purchasing transactions with a Pcard and through Lobomart; Prepare money lists and deposit funds; Monitor and approve payroll transactions

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 with My Reports, Banner System, Chrome River, LoboMart, LoboWeb, Marketplace
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Knowledge of UNM policies & procedures
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to manage several and sometimes competing priorities as well as meeting deadlines
  • Initiate work assignments
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentSchool of Law (588A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,386.93 - $4,754.53/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 RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date3/20/2023
Application Instructions

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Cover letter that addresses preferred qualifications, resume, list of 3 supervisor references with contact information

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