Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition IDreq7408
Working TitleAccountant 2
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The College of Nursing at the UNM Health Sciences Center is a complex organization with a multitude of programs and initiatives across all levels. We are a proud organization whose focus is to support the mission and vision of the College as we strive for student success, health equity improvement across New Mexico and community engagement. The College is in a period of rapid expansion and as such we welcome applications for an experienced, adaptable and flexible Accountant 2.

We are seeking a dedicated, hard-working, detail oriented individual who enjoys a fast paced environment and a variety of responsibilities. This individual will perform advanced multifaceted accounting and related functions such as reviewing and analyzing budgets, monitoring expenditures, and ensuring expenditure control. They will perform financial analysis, budget projections and account reconciliations as they relate to our various programs. The Accountant 2 will be responsible for analyzing complex financial data, preparing reports, approving payroll and other accounting transactions.

The ideal candidate should have experience with restricted accounting as they will be responsible for developing budgets for contract and grant proposals. In addition, the candidate will analyze and track expenditures to ensure compliance with UNM policies and guidelines in conjunction with various funding agencies’ regulations and perform Pre-Review of Effort Certifications.

If you are interested in assisting with managing a multi-million dollar budget and aim to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment then this is the job for you!

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in MS Excel to analyze and interpret financial data and to prepare financial reports
  • Experience working in Banner, MyReports, Chrome River, Salary/Budget Developer
  • 3+ years of accounting related experience to include journal entries, account analysis and reconciliations.
  • Experience in QuickBooks
  • Administering and monitoring program budgets
  • Ability to communicate effectively as demonstrated by your cover letter
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
  • The ability to interpret and provide guidance to principal investigators in the application of general and specific funding policies, regulations, and requirements
  • Ability to learn, understand and apply the University’s restricted and unrestricted accounting policies
  • Ability to meet deadlines while working in a team environment is essential
  • Experience in payroll entry and approval process

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCollege of Nursing (AFD)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2019
Pay$2,986.30 - $4,478.93 (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 RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date12/10/2018
Application Instructions

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.


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