Accountant 1

  • University of New Mexico
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Jun 22, 2022

Job Description

Accountant 1

Requisition ID

Working Title
Accountant 1

Position Grade

Position Summary

The UNM Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is seeking an Accountant 1 with excellent accounting, analytical, computer, and organizational skills to join our busy team. The successful candidate will be a professional, detail-oriented individual with proven problem-solving ability and strong oral and written communication skills to interact with faculty and staff at all levels.
Our Accountant 1 will be responsible for a variety of duties including: initiating, processing, and maintaining records of a variety of complex fiscal, budgetary, and other associated transactions. Investigating and resolving problems related to funds, budgets, expenditures, and/or procurement practices, and providing reports and analyses on complex fiscal issues. Will also provide assistance in the development, implementation, and management of fiscal systems and procedures, applying basic concepts, methods, and techniques.
Some specific duties include:
  • Creating and processing monthly NSP payouts
  • Assisting with EPAFs, PHAREDs and salary agreements
  • Creating journal vouchers, requesting and terming indices
  • Processing and maintaining faculty and trainee professional development accounts
  • UNM purchasing card holder; assisting faculty and staff with Chrome River
  • Serving as time keeper approver

The UNM Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is a large, multi-division department within the UNM School of Medicine. We provide excellent, innovative education to residents, medical students, and health professionals; the highest quality mental health care to the citizens of New Mexico; and pursue outstanding multidisciplinary research that helps solve important health problems.

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
  • Degree in Accounting
  • Experience working with UNM systems including: MyReports, EPrints, Banner
  • Expertise in MS Outlook, Excel, Word and Teams

Additional Requirements

Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM

Psychiatry Administration (451B)

Employment Type

Staff Type
Regular - Full-Time

Term End Date


$3,176.07 - $4,423.47 Monthly

Benefits Eligible
This 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 Statement
Temporary 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 Date

Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.
To be considered, applicant must supply: 1. A complete on-line application including hours worked for each position; 2. Cover letter with summary of relevant experience and why qualified for position, specifically addressing preferred qualifications; 3. Current resume; 4. Three supervisory references - only past/present supervisors who the hiring official can contact are acceptable. Selected candidate must also supply official transcripts and/or proof of meeting minimum job requirements.

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.