Job Description

Accountant 3

Requisition IDreq10482
Working TitleAccountant 3
Position Grade13
Position Summary

The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicineis looking to hire an experienced Accountant 3. The successful candidate willwork closely with the department administrator on a broad range ofadministrative, financial (advanced accounting), and grant managementfunctions.

  • Responsibilities will include:
  • Oversee daily expenditures and financial transactions and maintain accurate and complete records of these expenditures and transactions;
  • Oversee and manage grants and contracts including daily processing, reporting and monitoring project budgets;
  • Analyze and interpret data in the management of the projections and financials;
  • Monitor and maintain ledgers of accounts for the financial management systems (i.e. Banner, MyReports, CHROME, Pinnacle, LoboWeb, Kronos) for quality assurance and supervisor approvals;
  • Design and maintain databases for support of grants and contracts management;
  • Create systems for efficient operations including financial operations and other business related activities;

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and successful completion of at least 15 credit hours of university-level accounting through intermediate accounting; at least 3 years 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:

  • Experience working at UNM
  • Managing restricted accounts with specific timelines, employees, scope of work, and requirements of the funding agency

  • Experience with using financial accounting systems such as Banner

  • Experience with Grant & Contract Accounting and Research Administration in an academic, non-profit, or higher education environment

  • Experience preparing and reviewing financial documents, including financial statements

  • Experience with reconciling, analyzing and reporting

  • Experience preparing financial projections and budgeting
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentAnesthesiology Administration (772F)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,434.31 - $5,151.47 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 Date10/1/2019
Application InstructionsPlease attach a resumé, cover letter, and three supervisory references for your application to be considered complete.

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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