Accountant 2

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

Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition ID

Working Title
Accountant 2

Position Grade

Position Summary

The UNM Department of Dermatology is seeking an Accountant II with excellent analytical, computer, and organizational skills to join our team. The successful candidate will be a professional, detail-oriented individual who possesses strong communication and problem-solving skills to interact with faculty and staff at all levels. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual who enjoys working as part of the team in a culture of collegiality.

The qualified candidate will be responsible for a variety of accounting duties, including:
* Preparing and reviewing budgets and expenditures for compliance with UNM policies and sponsor requirements;
* Preparing related analysis/reports of budgets and expenditures;
* Monitoring and reconciling both restricted and unrestricted accounts;
* Monitoring and reviewing accounts and reports for accuracy and completeness;
* Understanding and answering questions regarding allowable purchasing and reimbursements, and reviewing PCard statements to ensure compliance;
* Performing basic accounting functions such as fund analysis, cost analysis, fund reconciliation, posting, allocations and journal voucher entries;
* Coordinating and preparing regularly scheduled and special billings, collect monthly billings and troubleshoot billing issues as they arise;
* Compiling data, researching and resolving issues using Banner Finance, preparing financial data and generating finance reports;
* Developing budgets and tracking operating ledger data to monitor trends;
* Providing guidance and support to faculty and staff in regards to accounting related issues and UNM policies and procedures.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and successful completion of at least 12 credit hours of university-level accounting through intermediate accounting; at least 1 year 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
  • Proficient in MS Excel to analyze/interpret financial data and prepare financial reports
  • Experience working with UNM systems including: My Reports, Banner Finance, WorkFlow, LoboMart, EPrints, Effort Certifications System, EPAFs, Budget Planner, Salary Planner and Budget Categorization System
  • Experience with Contract and Grant management
  • Knowledge of University Policies/Procedures and applicable local, state, and federal regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate financial information and compliance requirements to staff, leadership, faculty and other professionals
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member

Additional Requirements

Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM

Dermatology Administration (627B)

Employment Type

Staff Type
Regular - Full-Time

Term End Date


$3,199.73 - $4,585.53 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.
Please attached the following documents:1) Cover Letter 2) Updated ResumeFor Assistance with the Application Process, contact Lalita Lopez de Gauntt, Department Human Resources Representative, (505) 272-6027,

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