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Fiscal Services Tech - req# 8206

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 3/29/2019
Job Reference #: 8206

Job Description

Fiscal Services Tech

Requisition IDreq8206
Working TitleFiscal Services Tech
Position Grade09
Position Summary

The College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences is comprised of four libraries, Centennial Science & Engineering Library, Parish Memorial Library, Fine Arts & Design Library, and Zimmerman Library. The College also houses the Organization, Information and Learning Sciences Program (OI&LS), which awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as UNM Press, the largest book publisher in the State.

The College is seeking a Fiscal Services Tech with primary duties and responsibilities at UNM Press. This person will work with the College and the Academic Affairs Fiscal Shared Service Center to provide business and accounting support to the College.

The primary duties and responsibilities for this position include:

  • Generates expenditure, fiscal and purchasing transactions. Processes complex invoices for payments.
  • Posts routine budget, revenue, expense, and correcting entries for internal unit financial control systems or the institution's finance system.
  • Responds to a range of inquiries regarding financial transactions; researches and resolves problems.
  • Prepares documentation for accounts payables/receivables, cost reimbursements, and other billings for processing; maintains supporting worksheets.
  • Prepares the cost accounting transactions and documentation for more than 50 new titles and 70-80 reprints a year.
  • Manages royalties for approx. 1100 books in print, disburse royalties payments totaling more than $200,000 a year to over 500 authors and heirs.
  • Prepares and distributes revenue and expense projections and financial reports, maintains physical inventories, and assists with other clerical functions as required.

This individual must demonstrate excellent customer service skills and have the ability to work independently and as part of both the College and UNM Press.

This individual should have experience working in an academic unit setting and be familiar with UNM fiscal policies and procedures. This position will report to the operations manager for business & finance of the College and will work closely with the UNM Press director, UNM Press staff, and the staff in the Fiscal Shared Services Center.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; 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
  1. Excellent communication and customer service skills
  2. Experience working in academic or publishing environment
  3. Be familiar with UNM fiscal policies and procedures
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCULLS (107A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date1 year from date of hire
Pay$12.38 to $18.57 hourly
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 Date3/18/2019
Application InstructionsRequired documents: resume and cover letterDescribe how you meet preferred qualifications in your cover letter. Successful candidate will need proof of education at the time of hire.

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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