Job Description

Financial Analyst

Requisition IDreq7155
Working TitleFinancial Analyst
Position Grade14
Position Summary

The Department of Pediatrics is a statewide provider for Pediatric care. Through a network of hospitals, clinics, and community based services that are integrally linked to the education and research mission of UNM, Children's Hospital and Health Services providers apply advanced medical science and an abiding concern for the well-being of children to improve and restore health for New Mexico's youngest residents.

The Accounting team is seeking a Financial Analyst to support the department in financial reporting for Research, Budget, Clinical and Non-Clinical activities. This individual will also perform various revenue/expense budget analysis, forecasting, and provide accounting and technical support to divisions, develop financial reports or indicators, and ensure general financial management and consistency in adherence to policy. This role reports directly to the Pediatrics Accounting Manager.

We are looking for a motivated, detail oriented self-starter with a strong business, finance and/or accounting background, technical proficiency in financial systems and processes, and solid experience in financial budgeting, reporting and data analysis. This person will perform and/or oversee strategic broad-impact financial analysis, develop automated financial reporting and systems development. This individual will also deliver financial and business training programs, as appropriate. The successful candidate will demonstrate oral and written communication skills, be able to manage multiple small to large projects simultaneously and work as a lead and/or member of a team.

Must have excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Access database reporting and advanced Excel skills for modeling and managing large amounts of data. Good logic, hands-on approach to problem solving and tackling issues with both non-financial and financial staff. Ability to effectively summarize and communicate information to various levels of the organization, make independent judgments and maintain confidentiality.

Occasional evening and weekend hours necessary.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; 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:

  • BA in Accounting, Finance or related field or MBA, CMA, CPA
  • Familiarity with General Ledger applications software
  • Strong Excel, modeling, strong Access report writing skills
  • Proven ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to a wide range of professional personnel on financial topics in area of expertise.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of staff, faculty and financial peers.
  • Skills in examining and re-engineering operations and methodologies, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience in developing , re-engineering and administering automated financial information and reporting tools using complex spreadsheets and database/reporting applications
  • Proven ability to compile, analyze, interpret, and present complex financial reports, statements, and/or projections for a large department
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing, developing and monitoring budgets
  • Proven ability to develop and present educational programs and/or trainings to coach/lead others


Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Administration Division (997B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,956.33 - $5,924.53 (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 Date11/19/2018
Application InstructionsA complete application includes a resume, cover letter that describes your experience with the preferred qualifications, and a list of three (3) previous supervisors for references with contact information. Special Instructions to Applicants: If selected for an interview, please prepare an example of a complex data/financial tool or report that you have created and utilized to prepare a department revenue/expense report.

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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