Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition IDreq27742
Working TitleAccountant 2
Position Grade12
Position Summary

Performs advanced, multifaceted accounting and related functions in such areas as ledger maintenance and analysis, cost and/or financial analysis, fund reconciliation, posting, and inventory control. Analyzes complex financial and operating data and prepares management reports, financial statements, and projections. Will be entering budgets, categorization of reserves, and mid-year projections. Will be a departmental p-card holder and initiate purchases, reimbursements, journal vouchers, travel, and more. Processes student employment and graduate assistantship postings and payroll. Additional duties include workshop presentations and may include weekend budget hearings.

The Student Government Accounting Office (SGAO) is a part of the Student Activities Center in the Student Union Building. SGAO handles the accounting and purchasing functions for the 2 student governments and over 200 student organizations. The office environment is very lively and includes regular in-person interactions with student leaders.

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
  • UNM financial systems experience (Chrome River, Banner, MyReports)
  • PCard Holder
  • Cash Management Experience
  • UNMJobs Experience
  • Journal Vouchers across Multiple Indices
  • Budget Entry and Salary Planner Experience
  • In-person Customer Service Experience
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentStudent Govt Acct Office (670C)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
PayMonthly: $3,386.93 - $4,754.53
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 Date12/15/2023
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