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Accountant 2 - req# 4143

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 1/29/2019
Job Reference #: 4143

Job Description

Accountant 2

Requisition IDreq4143
Working TitleAccountant 2
Position Grade12
Position Summary

We are seeking an organized and driven Accountant II to join the Student Financial Aid Team at UNM. The accountant in this position will work closely with department management and accounting interns on day to day processes. We are seeking an experienced individual who is capable of revitalizing our Funds Management processes. This position will be responsible for monitoring and reconciling various accounts within the Student Financial Aid Office. The selected individual will also be responsible for matching, archiving, and balancing various deposits and fund transfers from state and institutional agencies. The person selected for this position will provide funding for student awards based on monies received via EFT, paper deposits, and/or departmental award forms. It will require working with other University departments to fix errors, research funding issues, and reconcile accounts. The selected individual will be responsible for developing spreadsheets to quantify and illustrate routine financial reports as well as monitoring and communicating accounting information, budgeting, and adhering to public and private auditing standards.

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

Experience working with the UNM accounting system and federal and state agencies.

Experience monitoring and reconciling high volume accounts

Experience with databases

Experience with budgeting

Additional RequirementsOccasional evening and weekend hours.Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentSFAO Administration (454B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$2986.30 to $4478.93 per month
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 Date3/12/2018
Application InstructionsPlease attach resume and cover letter

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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