Job Description

Accountant 1

Requisition IDreq7088
Working TitleBusiness Services Specialist
Position Grade11
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico Lobo Club seeks a Business Services Specialist to manage our financial responsibilities, and provide services to the University, UNM Foundation, and over 3,000 donors.

Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

· All financial transactions for the Lobo Club including processing payments, financial statements, and all QuickBooks financial information, as well as Sports Enhancement Fund donations and transactions.

· All invoice reimbursement payments for the operating account and the sports enhancement funds

· Processing credit card reports and reconciling all bank accounts on a monthly basis along with generating and sending monthly reports to staff, coaches, and other stakeholders as needed.

· All fiscal responsibilities of month end procedures and yearly audits

The Lobo Club is a non-profit organization that raises funds necessary to provide financial support for student-athlete scholarships, facilities, programs that support student-athlete success and operational support to create an athletics program of excellence for the University of New Mexico. We believe a successful athletics program is a source of pride for the community and the state of New Mexico, and provides greater opportunities, as a whole, for the University of New Mexico.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • If this position is assigned to the Athletics Department, either administratively or functionally, compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and successful completion of at least 9 credit hours of university-level accounting through intermediate accounting; no previous experience required.

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
  • Strong experience in accounting and bookkeeping - reconciling high volume accounts
  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or accounting
  • Strong working knowledge and experience working in Banner - or similar Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software/program - and QuickBooks
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (use of Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to:
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coaches, staff and other representatives from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Effectively work in a highly consultative and collaborative environment
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentAthletics Lobo Club (925J)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay2596.53 - 3894.80
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 Required
For Best Consideration Date11/5/2018
Application InstructionsPlease attach a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, address how your experience meets the requirements and preferences for this position.

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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