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Accountant 1 - req# 8144

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 2/27/2019
Job Reference #: 8144

Job Description

Accountant 1

Requisition IDreq8144
Working TitleAccountant 1
Position Grade11
Position Summary

The Accounts Payable Department in the UNM Financial Services Division, is seeking a dedicated and dependable individual to join their team as an Accountant 1. The department is responsible for all University non-payroll, non-financial aid disbursements. These include payments to vendors, employees, and students using purchase orders and Chrome River expense reports.

The successful candidate will perform basic accounting functions such as 1099 reporting departmental billings, posting and processing payments, third-party invoice payments, financial queries, data analysis and preparation of month-end reconciliations. Other responsibilities include analyzing financial and operating data, reviewing and processing routine accounting data, and miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. The successful candidate should possess excellent customer service skills, and have the ability to be flexible as daily priorities change.

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
  • Computer applications and information systems for accounting purposes
  • Accessing, searching, and navigating in various UNM systems
  • Expenditure control and related problem solving
  • Analysis, reconciliation, and balancing of financial data
  • Ability to use independent judgement and manage confidential information
  • Microsoft Office
  • Customer service
  • Ability to understand and apply University policies and procedures

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentAccounts Payable (113A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3245.67 to $3500.00 (monthly) salary is not negotiable
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 Date3/14/2019
Application Instructions

Please attach:

  • A current resume and cover letter.
  • Applicants must provide names and contact information for at least 3 supervisory references, on the resume, or on a separate file. Be sure to indicate whether it is okay to contact current supervisors.
  • The resume should include a complete work history, with beginning and ending dates of employment (month and year), and the number of hours worked per week at each 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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