Job Description

Accountant 3

Requisition IDreq12171
Working TitleAccountant 3
Position Grade13
Position Summary

The Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) is seeking a knowledgeable, detail-oriented, problem-solving Accountant 3 to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will monitor the integrated accounting activities for the CTSC. Perform advanced accounting functions in relation to the CTSC and associated business components. Prepare financial and statistical reports, projections, and recommendations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices and other accounting documents for the Clinical and Translational Science Center and associated business components.
  2. Constructs routine spreadsheets for projection purposes, prepares financial data for input into finance systems, and generates monthly reconciliations.
  3. Review and report financial transactions to management and appropriate funding sources.
  4. Prepare monthly billing statements for core service centers and submit invoices through BANNER via NSAR and/or Journal Vouchers.
  5. Prepare, revise and analyze budgets, including budget projections.
  6. Prepares and processes correcting (JVs) and payroll (PHAREDS, EPAF labor distributions) entries.
  7. Prepare, revise and present budgetary reports to management in relation to the CTSC. Make recommendations for asset utilization and expenditure control.
  8. Monitor and maintain key accounting information for the CTSC in Banner and other internal databases.
  9. Complete the mid-year and annual activities necessary for budgeting purposes including salary planner.
  10. Monitor the use of funds from CTSC accounts to ensure that they are within compliance of grant requirements.
  11. Assist in the preparation and submission of grant(s), as necessary, including creation of budget.
  12. Assist leadership with mid-year and year-end audits, as appropriate.
  13. Other duties as assigned.


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
    • Proven ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and/or projections.

    • Demonstrated experience with monitoring grant budgets.

    • Experience with grant submissions.

    • Demonstrated experience analyzing, developing and monitoring budgets.

    • Strong, advanced MS Excel and MS Access skills.

    • Ability to communicate financial information to all levels across the organization.

    • Knowledge and experience using Banner.

    • Attention to detail is a must.

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCTSC Administration Gen (672B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2021
Pay$3434.31 to $5151.47(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 Date2/17/2020
Application InstructionsResume, Cover Letter and 3 supervisor references - All must be attached to be considered for position

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