Job Description

Accountant 3

Requisition IDreq25623
Working TitleAccountant 3
Position Grade13
Position SummaryThe UNM School of Medicine (SOM) Office for Graduate Medical Education (GME) is currently seeking an experienced and energetic professional interested in joining a diverse and complex department as an Accountant III. The ideal team member will be a highly motivated, detail-oriented, results-driven professional with leadership skills to coordinate financial goals and fiscal work with personnel across multiple departments and locations. The Accountant III is part of the GME leadership team and participates in all aspects of supporting the mission and goals of GME and UNM and plays an active role in working and collaborating within the SOM Administration and Finance Divisions.

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
  • Setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines coordinating with other personnel and departments.
  • Experience leading a financial team including fiscal policy oversite, and growth and development of financial staff.
  • Maintaining financial records and preparing clear and accurate complex reports for informational, auditing and operational use.
  • Extensive knowledge and application of professional accounting principles, concepts, and techniques within a University environment.
  • Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Intermediate level (or higher) experience utilizing Excel formulas and functions for management and reporting of financial data.
  • Experience working with UNM accounting, budgeting, and purchasing systems including Chrome River (PCard), Loboweb Purchasing, Banner Time Entry and Approvals, Banner Finance, Salary and Budget Planner, Projections, and Categorization of Reserves.
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentGraduate Medical Education GME (400B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
PayMonthly: $3,731.87 - $5,239.87
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 Date6/12/2023
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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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