Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition IDreq24849
Working TitleAccountant 2 UNMTemps
Position Grade12
Position SummaryThe UNM Depart. of Psychiatry &Behavioral Sciences is seeking an experienced accountant with excellentanalytical, communication, and organizational skills to join our busy team. Thesuccessful candidate will be 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 fiscal duties,including:
* Preparing and reviewing budgets and expenditures for compliance with UNMpolicies and sponsor requirements;
* Preparing related analysis/reports of budgets and expenditures;
* Monitoring and reconciling both restricted and unrestricted accounts;
* Monitoring and reviewing accounts and reports for accuracy and completeness;
* Understanding and answering questions regarding allowable purchasing andreimbursements, and reviewing credit card statements to ensure compliance;
* Performing basic accounting functions such as fund analysis, cost analysis,fund reconciliation, posting, allocations and journal voucher entries;
* Coordinating and preparing regularly scheduled and special billings, collectingmonthly billings and troubleshooting billing issues as they arise;
* Compiling data, researching and resolving issues using Banner Finance,preparing financial data and generating finance reports;
* Developing budgets and tracking operating ledger data to monitortrends.
The Department of Psychiatry &Behavioral Sciences is a large, multi-division department within the UNM Schoolof Medicine. 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
  • Proficiency in accounting functions including reconciliations,reimbursement and purchasing, journal vouchers, budget entries and reporting
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate financialinformation to different levels within a organization
  • Experience with contract and grant management
  • Demonstrated experience managing fiscal needs at a division level
  • Experience working with UNM systems including: My Reports, BannerFinance, WorkFlow, LoboMart, EPrints, Effort Certifications System, EPAFs,Budget Planner, Salary Planner, and Budget Categorization System
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPsychiatry Administration (451B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTemporary - Full-Time
Pay3386.93-4754.53 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 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 Date3/22/2023
Application Instructions

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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 why qualified for position; 3. Current resume; 4. Three supervisory references - only past/present supervisors who the hiring official can contact are acceptable. Selected candidate must also supply official transcripts and/or proof of meeting minimum job requirements.

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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