Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition IDreq27511
Working TitleAccountant 2
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The UNM College of Pharmacy is seeking a detailed, reliable, and motivated individual with an accounting education and/or background to join our organization. The candidate will be held to a high ethical standard, familiar with policy compliance, fiscal controls, and audit procedures. The candidate must be able to perform basic math and statistical analysis and be proficient with data analysis in Excel.

Candidates should be competent, if not proficient, in performing journal entries, calculations, data queries and researching procedures, authoring memos, reconciliations, internal audits, projections, advocating for process improvements, and communicating policy advice. Analysis of financial statements, chart of accounts, operating ledgers, payroll records, and accounting systems data will be routine.

The position is expected to proactively accomplish accounting tasks with minimal supervision. The successful candidate will be personally accountable for their assignments and communicate frequently on progress. Self-directed work will be an expectation in alignment with overall organizational goals.

The Accountant 2 will interface with a variety of stakeholders across the College of Pharmacy. They will provide excellent customer support and be expected to demonstrate a high degree of emotional intelligence in their interpersonal communication. They must be teachable while able to educate and advise professionals and non-professionals alike, in good faith and respect.

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
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel to analyze/interpret financial data and prepare financial reports
  • Financial statement adjustments, journal entries, and balancing accounts
  • Experience working with UNM financial systems including Banner, Chrome River, LoboWeb, and MyReports
  • Experience clinical productivity reports including Athena Anodyne Analytics
  • Billable contracts including authoring and updating legalese, medical billing practices, cost estimates, establishing billable rates, and reporting requirements
  • Experience developing generating complete invoices, accounts receivables, billing reconciliation, maintaining communication with clients regarding open balances
  • Performing audits of expenses and reconciliation of financial transactions, records
  • Payroll processing, timekeeping, payroll adjustments, labor redistributions
  • Familiarity with UNM policies and procedures; SARM
  • Experience developing and maintaining web forms in Adobe Sign
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPharmacy Deans Office (401A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
PayMonthly: $3,589.73 - $5,040.53
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 StatementAs a condition of employment, eligible employees working greater than .25 FTE as determined by the New Mexico Education Retirement Act must make mandatory retirement contributions. For more information, review the Benefits Eligibility at a Glance grid.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date11/22/2023
Eligible for Remote WorkYes
Eligible for Remote Work StatementThis position is eligible for a hybrid schedule in accordance with the workload and needs of the College after the successful probation period is completed.
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A complete application includes:1) Cover Letter detailing your directly related experience;2) Resume;3) List of at least 3 supervisory references, if selected as the final candidate;Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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.

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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